|JS Foundation Supported by IBM|
|Written by Ian Elliot|
|Wednesday, 19 October 2016|
According to its launch announcement:
Other projects in the JS Foundation, - jQuery, jQuery Mobile, jQuery UI, Dojo Toolkit, Lodash, Chassis, ESLint, Esprima, Globalize, Grunt, PEP, QUnit, RequireJS and Sizzle - were already part of the jQuery Foundation which had merged with the Dojo foundation in September 2015.
At launch the JS Foundation has several partners:
The University of Westminster is also an Associate Partner.
Kris Borchers, who was jQuery Foundation Executive Director now assumes the same role for the JS Foundation, explains his viewpoint on this expansion:
The JS Foundation joins a large number of Linux Foundation open source projects across a wide range of sectors including automotive, cloud and the Internet of Things. Last year the Node.js foundation, which healed the rift between the breakaway io.js and the original Node.js community under the auspices of the Linux Foundation and now it anticipates partnering with the new foundation.
According to Mikeal Rogers, community manager of Node.js Foundation:
IBM is now a Platinum partner of both the Node.js Foundation and the JS Foundation and a blog post from Angel Diaz, IBM's Vice President of Cloud Technology and Architecture, gives the information:
This recurrence of IoT appears not to be a coincidence, with Borchers saying in the launch annoucement:
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|Last Updated ( Wednesday, 19 October 2016 )|