JavaScript Reference describe the language features, behaviours, APIs and essentials. This category is NOT for tutorials or help guides and documents.

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Can I use...
Compatibility tables, browser comparatives, for JavaScript APIs.
Closures are functions that refer to independent (free) variables.
API Documentation Browser and Code Snippet Manager, searches offline documentation of 130+ APIs and stores snippets of code. Also allows to generate own documentation sets.
Combines multiple API documentations in a fast, organized, and searchable interface.
DocHub: JavaScript
Instant documentation search.
Document Object Model (DOM)
API for manipulating HTML and XML documents. Provides a structural representation of the document, enabling to modify its content and visual presentation by using a scripting language such as JavaScript.
Dottoro's JavaScript
Detailed descriptions, browser support information, examples and cross-browser solutions.
Draft Specification ECMA-262 6th Edition (harmony)
A historical record, the working draft of the specification prepared by the project editor.
ECMA-262 by Dmitry Soshnikov
ECMAScript theorist, interprets the essentials of the language.
ECMA-262: ECMAScript specification
The official specification for ECMAScript, the vendor-neutral standard for what was originally Netscape's JavaScript.
The language of the web. Documentation, community, development.
ECMAScript 6 compatibility table
Detail features names with browser compatibility.
ES Discuss
Aims to provide an easily browsable, nicely formatted archive of all the email correspondence on the mailing list.
Functions are First Class Objects in JavaScript
JavaScript functions are just a special type of object that can do all the things that regular objects can do.
Inheritance and the Prototype Chain
JavaScript is a bit confusing for developers experienced in class-based languages (like Java or C++), as it is dynamic and does not provide a class implementation (although the keyword class is a reserved keyword and cannot be used as a variable name). This document develops the topic.
Introduction to Object-Oriented JavaScript
JavaScript has strong object-oriented programming capabilities, even though some debates have taken place due to the differences in object-oriented JavaScript compared to other languages.
JavaScript anti-patterns
For frontend writing using jQuery.
JavaScript has a Unicode problem · Mathias Bynens
Write-up explains the pain points associated with Unicode in JavaScript, provides solutions for common problems, and explains how the upcoming ECMAScript 6 will improve the situation.
JavaScript Overview
Introduces JavaScript and discusses some of its fundamental concepts.
JavaScript Patterns
JavaScript patterns and antipatterns collection. Includes: General Patterns, jQuery and jQuery Plugin Patterns, Literals and Constructors Patterns, Function Patterns, Object Creation and Code Reuse Patterns, Design Patterns.
JavaScript Reference
The JavaScript Reference serves as a repository of facts about the JavaScript language.
JavaScript Technologies Overview
While HTML is used to define the structure and content of a web page and CSS encodes the style of how the formatted content should be graphically displayed, JavaScript is used to add interactivity to a web page or create rich web applications.
Overview of ECMAScript 6 features with sample code.
Memory Management
Explains benefits, pitfalls and limitations of garbage collection.
Microsoft: JavaScript Language Reference
In the context of Microsoft products.
Named Function Expressions Demystified
Theoretical and practical aspects of these wonderful JavaScript constructs; the good, bad and ugly parts of them.
QuirksMode: DOM
Includes an introduction to the Level 1 DOM, compatibility tables, browser script benchmarks, and samples.
Sameness in JavaScript
ES6 has three built-in facilities for determining whether some x and some y are "the same".
Smashing Coding: Understanding JavaScript's Function.prototype.bind
How to keep the context of 'this' within another function, about the usage of Function.prototype.bind().
Strict mode
ECMAScript 5's strict mode is a way to opt in to a restricted variant of JavaScript.
Traversing an HTML Table with JavaScript and DOM Interfaces
Learn DOM Core Level 1.0 methods and how to use them from JavaScript to dynamically create, access and remove HTML elements.
W3C: JavaScript APIs
List the status of current APIs, including completed work, drafts, group notes and obsolete specifications.
Web API Interfaces
Comprehensive list of JavaScript interfaces, that is, types of objects.
Web API Reference
A wide variety of APIs to perform various useful tasks.
Web APIs
APIs that allow Web apps and content to access device hardware (such as battery status or the device vibration hardware), as well as access to data stored on the device (such as the calendar or contacts list).
Whitespace in the DOM
Article covering techniques and tips about the presence of whitespaces in the DOM.
Proposed ECMAScript 4th Edition
Language overview. (October 23, 2007)
Client-Side JavaScript Guide
How to use core and client-side JavaScript. (May 28, 1999)
Server-Side JavaScript Guide
How to use core and server-side JavaScript for version 1.2. JavaScript is Netscape's cross-platform, object-based scripting language for client and server applications. (December 11, 1998)
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