JavaScript: A newbie’s thoughts

I wanted to record an impression from earlier this year when I needed to use a little JavaScript in some web UI we were doing.  After reading Douglas Crockford’s JavaScript: The Good Parts, I had two thoughts:

I am surprised and impressed how tiny JavaScript is compared to Java.

and

Whoa!  This is not Java!

The language itself is just tiny.  It amazed me that you can do so much with something so itty-bitty!

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