Allen Wirfs-Brock

Allen Wirfs-Brock

Programming Language Futurist/Standardista
Wirfs-Brock Associates
location_on United States

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Allen Wirfs-Brock

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From 2009 through 2015 Allen Wirfs-Brock was the project editor of the ECMAScript standard that defines the JavaScript programming language. This means that he was essentially the lead author of the ECMAScript 5 and ECMAScript 6/2015 specifications. Allen has been an architect and implementer of compilers, virtual machines, programming environments, and computer systems. For his contributions, he has been recognized as an ACM Distinguished Engineer and an Ecma Fellow.