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Async JavaScript by Trevor Burnham

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Acknowledgments

It was not love at first sight with me and JavaScript. Yet today, it’s one of my two favorite programming languages. The other? Its little brother, CoffeeScript. The story of how I learned to stop worrying and love JavaScripting is a story shared by tens of thousands of programmers. I’d like to thank those who took JavaScript seriously from the start, shaping the rich development ecosystem the language enjoys today: John Resig, for creating the browser’s de facto standard library, jQuery; Jeremy Ashkenas, for producing CoffeeScript and the rich yet minimalistic Backbone.js framework; Ryan Dahl, for giving the language a robust server environment; and all the other programmers who’ve proven through their work that JavaScript is ...

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