Javascript

Linux Foundation on JavaScript

The Linux Foundation Unites JavaScript Community for Open Web Development tells that The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit advancing professional open source management for mass collaboration, has announced that JS Foundation is now a Linux Foundation Project. JS Foundation is designed to help JavaScript application and server-side projects. Initial projects being welcomed into the mentorship program

BBC micro:bit dev board

Last year BBC introduced Micro:bit development board  Intended to allow children to get creative with technology. The Micro:bit is one of the cornerstones of the BBC’s “Make it Digital” campaign. With Micro:bit BBC tries to get a million preteens into embedded development world as Micro:bit will be given to every 11 or 12 year old child

Duktape

Using JavaScript is a new approach for embedded development, especially with node.js platform. But there are also other interesting JavaScript platforms worth to check out. I read about Finnish developed the open source “duct tape” and thought to check that out: Duktape is an embeddable Javascript engine, with a focus on portability and compact footprint.