AiA 206: The Origin of JavaScript with Brendan Eich

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Panel

  • Brendan Eich
  • Joe Eames
  • Aaron Frost
  • AJ ONeal
  • Jamison Dance
  • Tim Caswell
  • Charles Max Wood

Discussion

01:57 – Brendan Eich Introduction

02:14 – Origin of JavaScript

10:38 – Other Languages for Programmers

12:38 – Naming JavaScript and Writing VMs

16:14 – Envisioning JavaScript’s Platform

24:42 – Working with ECMA

31:26 – Naming Mozilla

31:57 – Time-Outs 32:53 – Functions

38:37 – XHR and Microsoft

45:54 – SpiderMonkey

59:58 – JavaScript and Mozilla

1:14:37 – Surprises with Evolution of JavaScript

01:22:27 – Applications with JavaScript

01:25:45 – Future of Web and Frameworks

01:29:39 – ASM.js

01:32:58 – Brendan’s Future with JavaScript

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