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Syntax Diagrams: Appendix D - JavaScript: The Good Parts

by Douglas Crockford

Thou map of woe, that thus dost talk in signs!

--William Shakespeare, The Tragedy of Titus Andronicus
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This excerpt is from JavaScript: The Good Parts . This authoritative book scrapes away these bad features to reveal a subset of JavaScript that's more reliable, readable, and maintainable than the language as a whole-a subset you can use to create truly extensible and efficient code.

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