OMG! FORTRAN Gets A Piece Of JavaScript

“JavaScript developers will finally get a “raise to the power” operator, which was mysteriously left out of the standard for twenty years. The operator is **”
 
See ECMAScript 2016: New Version of the JavaScript Language Released
One of my first programming languages was Fortran II which had an exponentiation operator, “**”. I haven’t seen that in a while but it’s back in a new version of JavaScript. I guess there are only a few ways one can do that, but I bet there are a few old guys still out there specifying stuff and writing code…

About Robert Pogson

I am a retired teacher in Canada. I taught in the subject areas where I have worked for almost forty years: maths, physics, chemistry and computers. I love hunting, fishing, picking berries and mushrooms, too.
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