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Obama jumps in to Hour of Code event with a little JavaScript

In campaign to promote computer programming, the president tells kids: "Don't just consume, create." Later, at a White House-hosted event, he even learns to write a few lines of code himself.

By December 8, 2014

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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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iOS 8 grants new power to rival browsers, Web-based apps

Today, third-party apps can run JavaScript programs only with hobbled performance on Apple's mobile OS, but Apple's next version grants them the full performance Safari gets.

By June 4, 2014

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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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Brendan Eich, Mozilla's alpha nerd, takes over as CEO (Q&A)

The inventor of JavaScript and the Firefox developer's chief technology officer now is running the show. Top agenda items: Firefox OS and Mozilla services.

By March 24, 2014

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CodeCombat: Learn to code through dungeon crawling

Browser game CodeCombat teaches you how to code in Javascript by having you input the commands to play a game.

By February 19, 2014