It was invented by Brendan Eich in 1995
It became an ECMA standard in 1997.
ECMA-262 is the official name of the standard.
ECMAScript is the official name of the language
To start JS:
- http://speakingjs.com/es5/ To learn last update of JS:
- https://leanpub.com/understandinges6/read/ To learn how to use JS in client-side web development:
To learn Object-Oriented concepts of JS deeply:
And finally, full-featured reference for JS:
In my opinion, don’t heavily rely on novice resource like w3school.com, use it only for a quick and rapid introduction on first step.