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Hands-On Full Stack Web Development with Aurelia by Erikson Haziz Murrugarra Sifuentes, Diego Jose Arguelles Rojas

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The ECMAScript standard

In the beginning, some companies such as Microsoft were trying to develop their own JavaScript implementation, in this case, JScript for Internet Explorer 3.0, in the year  1996. To define a standard, Netscape delivered JavaScript to the European Computer Manufacturers Association (ECMA), a standards organization for information and communication systems.

The first edition of ECMA-262 was adopted by the ECMA General Assembly in June 1997. Several editions of the language standard have been published since then. The name ECMAScript was a compromise between the organizations involved in standardizing the language, especially Netscape and Microsoft, whose disputes dominated the early standards sessions.

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