- ECMAScript 3 (ES3) was released in December 1999. More advanced version of the language, by including regular expressions and exception handling.
- ECMAScript 5 (ES5) was released in December 2009. It added features for robust programming via a strict mode and better way to handle JSON
Reason 1: One language for frontend and backend programming
Reason-2: Develop Faster and Smoother
Reason-3: Easy to Learn, faster to master:
Reason-4: Most Popular Language
In summary it is becoming a swiss army knife of programming languages, where it can be used for many purposes at different context. No wonder it continue to be one of the most popular programming languages (refer – image below).
Reason-5: Great Statistics
- More than 900000 servers deployed Node.js which is the highest growth rate among all