This is the first release in the updated release agenda that was declared back in 2015. The new alterations that were brought along incorporated a plan to push more recurrent–yearly, to be precise updates to the language. As the publication of the foremost ECMAScript specification was in 1997, this publication marks the 7th edition.
Invented and created by Brendan Eich, the language first came into sight in Netscape Navigator 2.0 browser. With time, it has developed to turn out to be one of the world’s most admired general function programming languages. In contrast to the previous ECMAScript 2015 publication, this one has fewer amounts of features. The ECMA International has also determined to convey the support for async task next year.
This publication also awards the developers an operator which is “raise to the power” function which helps in writing mathematical statements more effortlessly. You might know that popular web browsers like Firefox and safari already employ the ECMAScript specifications previous to their official approvals. The association calls the present release a work in progress and also labels Object.values/Object.entries as a definite feature for the next publication.