- ECMAScript was the official name for the language.
- In 1996,
- After 2015, the ECMAScript is named by year (ECMAScript 2015), and so on.
- ES6 (ECMAScript 2015) comes with all browser support.
- ES7 (ECMAScript 2016) comes with Chrome and Opera support.
- From 2016 to 2019, a new version of ECMAScript was published every year.
- New updates are still going on.
- It allows you to extend the interactive features and interfaces to web applications, including animations, videos, audios, and other modern web experiences.
- It works faster as it is executed at the client’s device rather than the website’s server, and it will minimize the server requests.
- The code is easy to learn, handle, and debug due to its flexible syntax and can be used inside other languages’ scripts.
- The code can be vulnerable to malicious code injection and cross-site scripting. It allows hackers to alter the code of the web page to make them function differently. You may not always detect the attack.
- It does not work with old browsers.
If you are learning any language it is a good practice to know about its tools, frameworks, IDE, and existing libraries. Using all these you can excel and can work on improving the webpage.
Allow you to create web and mobile applications.
Allow you to add interactive behavior to your webpage.
Allow you to build web server and server applications.
Allow you to develop games.
Allow you to create Smartwatch applications.
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