|Written by Mike James|
|Thursday, 18 June 2015|
A lot of time was wasted over developing version 4, which was abandoned because there was no agreement on what changes should be made. The current standards committee seems to be doing a better job of pushing the language forward and this is promised to be the first of several quicker update cycles. Of course, calling it EcmaScript 2015 is going to cause some confusion to anyone who hasn't caught up and still thinks that it's Ecma 6, a problem made worse by the number of people who are still calling it Ecma 6!
At the moment all of the latest browsers support enough of EcmaScript 5 for using it not to be a problem. As to EcmaScript 6, sorry EcmaScript 2015, we will have to wait a while longer before things settle down.
What about older browsers?
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