JavaScript

Better called Ecma Script.

Not related to Java, the name was chosen as a marketing ploy by Netscape.

Douglas Crockford calls it The World's Most Misunderstood Programming Language which blames ECMA for lots of problems.

Over Lib popup library http://www.bosrup.com/web/overlib/

rules for maintainability

supports the XmlHttpRequest object - which slides into AJAX

Aug'2011: Giles Bowkett on using Test Driven Development.

Mar'2013: Derek Sivers recommends a path of JavaScript books.

http://sixrevisions.com/javascript/learning-javascript-for-free/

You Don't Know JavaScript (free online ebooks)

There are both Javascript Client Framework-s and Javascript Server Framework-s.


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