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Jeffrey Way is a JavaScript developer. Apparently he loves JavaScript, but even Way realizes the language has some problems. He has compiled a top 10 list of what JavaScript got wrong.

“I’d like to make a note that I love JavaScript,” Way explained. “This article is only meant for some fun, and for us to be aware of some its short-comings.”

Number one on Way’s list is the name.

“JavaScript is NOT Java,” Way said.

He also thinks reliance on global variables and scope inconsistencies are JavaScript downfalls and annoyances.

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