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ontouchstart · 2016-06-25 · Original thread
Quote Alan Perils

> A language that doesn’t affect the way you think about programming is not worth knowing.

There are many different motivations behind studying a language. You can study it for a job interview, for a job requirement, or for personal enlightment.

I had my enjoyment of reading some well written JavaScript books such as the "Rhino book" ( and Pro JavaScript Techniques by John Resig ( They really help you think in JavaScript just like K&R helps you think in C.

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