web pages in the Netscape Navigator browser.
➽ After its adoption outside of Netscape, a standard document was
so that the various pieces of software that claimed to support
is called the ECMAScript standard.
used. Some databases, such as MongoDB and CouchDB, use
➽ The term “paradigm” in programming language context refers to a
broad (almost universal) mindset and approach to structuring
➽ Some languages are heavily slanted toward one paradigm—C is
procedural, Java/C++ are almost entirely class oriented, and
Haskell is FP through and through.
can write procedural, class-oriented, or FP-style code, and
you can make those decisions on a line-by-line basis instead
of being forced into an all-ornothing choice.