|Paradigm||Multi-paradigm: object-oriented (prototype-based), imperative, functional, event-driven||Imperative, functional, object-oriented, procedural, reflective|
|Designed by||Brendan Eich||Rasmus Lerdorf|
|Developer||Netscape Communications Corporation, Mozilla Foundation, Ecma International||Zend Technologies|
|First appeared||December 4, 1995||1995|
|Stable release||June 2017||April 26, 2018|
|Typing discipline||Dynamic, duck||Dynamic, weak|
|Filename extensions||.js||.php, .phtml, .php3, .php4, .php5, .php7, .phps, .php-s|
|Type||Scripting Language||Scripting Language|
Well, it's fast, easy, cool, fun, easy to understand, great, huge, and amazing (just to list a few).
Quirky but dynamic and widely distributed language. Would use again.