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The A-Z of Programming Languages: JavaScript

Aug 01, 2008, 15:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Naomi Hamilton)

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"Indeed, some early adopters, even in late 1995 (Netscape 2's beta period), built advanced Web apps using JS and frames in framesets, prefiguring the "Ajax" or "Web 2.0" style of development. But machines were slower then, JS had a relatively impoverished initial set of browser APIs, and the means to communicate with servers generally involved reloading whole Web pages."

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