JavaScript Event Loop – how does it work?

If you – like me – have ever wondered how JavaScript is able to handle callbacks and do stuff asynchronously, wonder no more, but take a look at this brilliant video by Philip Roberts: I really recommend watching the whole video. But if you don’t have the time for that, I try to give you…

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ES5, ES6, ES2016? – JavaScript versioning

JavaScript vs ECMA script To get to understand the confusing version names, it may help to look where JavaScript got its name from and who the people are who are maintaining it. JavaScript initially got released in 1995 as part of Netscape Navigator. First it was named LiveScript, but then renamed to JavaScript in the…

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