JavaScript 2 based on ECMAScript Harmony project

Fortunately for web developers hungry for the the next generation of JavaScript, the ECMAScript specification is nearing completion. As John Resig, JavaScript evangelist for the Mozilla Corporation and creator of the JQuery library, reports, the two groups have now reached an agreement known as the ECMAScript Harmony project. Many developers may be disappointed to learn […]

Fortunately for web developers hungry for the the next generation of JavaScript, the ECMAScript specification is nearing completion. As John Resig, JavaScript evangelist for the Mozilla Corporation and creator of the JQuery library, reports, the two groups have now reached an agreement known as the ECMAScript Harmony project.

Many developers may be disappointed to learn that some of the more radical changes have been tossed out the window. For instance, the very Python-like packages and namespaces proposals have been rejected (for a full rundown on what has changed see this outline).

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