There is this incredible group called Ecma International.
Ecma International is an industry association dedicated to the standardization of information and communication systems.
They help you form a standards body around a technology so members and vendors can join and help shape its future.
Flash forward ten years. ECMAScript is struggling to launch a new release of the language. Many of the browsers have given up and started creating their own, non-standard APIs. Web development is becoming increasingly difficult.
Around the same time, an engineer named Ryan Dahl announced an exciting project he had been working on. He called it Node.js and it is a:
jQuery vs node.js
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