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Mozilla under fire: Beyond JavaScript, 3 ways Eich changed the Web

Mozilla's co-founder and former CEO Brendan Eich has been at the center of Internet development for almost 20 years.

By June 14, 2014

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Google modernizes Octane JavaScript speed test

The new benchmark is designed to catch a new class of browser performance problems -- and perhaps to curry favor with rival browser makers.

By November 7, 2013

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Mozilla's new CTO: JavaScript, Firefox OS expert Andreas Gal

Gal, recruited six years ago by former CTO and short-lived CEO Brendan Eich, brings continuity to the nonprofit organization's top techie job.

By April 24, 2014

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Google: Dart will rescue browsers from JavaScript

The programming language for Web sites and Web apps is less complex and therefore easier to develop, Chrome programmers argue at Google I/O.

By May 17, 2013

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JavaScript expert: WebKit, get your bug-ridden house in order

Dave Methvin, a leader of the influential jQuery programming tool, says WebKit is plagued with old bugs. He's not optimistic Opera will help improve the browser situation.

By February 14, 2013

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Mozilla juices Firefox's JavaScript with IonMonkey

Trying to keep competitive when running Web-based software, Mozilla is working to speed up its engine for running JavaScript software. Expect it in early 2013.

By September 12, 2012

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PayPal lures JavaScript bigwig Crockford from Yahoo

The man behind a widely used technique for making Web pages interactive is now working for eBay's online payment division.

By May 15, 2012

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Google debuts Dart, a JavaScript alternative

Net giant details a new programming language for Web apps big and small, but stops well short of a 2010 internal memo that said it's designed to "replace JavaScript."

By October 10, 2011

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Dart, Google's attempt to outdo JavaScript, passes first milestone

The Internet giant has issued the first stable release of the programming language for Web apps. Also: a host of tools to help it gain a foothold.

By October 16, 2012

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Life beyond JavaScript: Google's abuzz over RoboHornet test

Trying to improve more than just a browser's JavaScript program speed, Google lets fly with a new browser benchmark. It wants others to help improve the test, but Microsoft's IE team derides it.

By September 25, 2012