JavaScript: Fundamental Answers

Fundamental questions loomed at the beginning of JavaScript Week. Some answers: Is JavaScript the new bytecode? Abstractions like Scala, Groovy, and Clojure were built on top of the Java Virtual Machine’s finely tuned bytecode processing power. Virtual machine innovation is now happening atop V8. V8-powered NodeJS apps compile directly to machine code at a speed that rivals the JVM’s compilation from bytecode to machine code. TypeScript, React, and other conveniences are built

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