Chapter 13. JavaScript without Limits

In the first two parts of this book, we explored topics that are more or less "old stuff" in terms of JavaScript development. The JavaScript language has been around for quite some time, and the things we've learned so far have been explored and re-explored many times before. For some of us, the previous chapters were refreshers; for others, they're advanced information waiting to be applied.

But now we leave the comfort of the familiar and delve into a very young topic: CommonJS. Barely two years old, CommonJS has pushed JavaScript into an area it has never been successful in before: it has turned JavaScript into a powerful, general-purpose scripting language.

Breaking out of the Browser

JavaScript has always ...

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