While you Were Compiling: A Brief History of JS

All over the world there are companies full of engineers with years of experience writing large enterprise applications that now have to turn those applications into things that run in a browser. Instead of ignoring their rumblings and reminding them that they had their chance with applets, let's come together and put together enough historical context to help them put down "JavaScript: The Good Parts" and stop writing module patterns we abandoned years ago.