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W3C workshop about Machine Learning APIs in ECMAScript/JavaScript

Last results of the 119th General Assembly held by teleconference, June 16, 2020

The presentations given at the TC53 seminar in Tokyo on a modern approach to embedded software are available

A short presentation to explain standardization at Ecma, its process, cooperation with Open Source, liaisons and more is now available

An article on Ecma International activities in IEEE Communication Standards magazine

Ecma International has published its annual yearbook Ecma Memento 2020

Last results of the 118th General Assembly held in Tokyo, December 10, 2019

Ecma recognition awards approved to honour Yulia Startsev, Masakazu Ito and Yoshinobu Mitsuhashi for their contributions to Ecma standards

Ecma International and Moddable are co-hosting a meetup on building Internet of Things products in JavaScript on Wednesday 11 December 2019 in Tokyo, Japan

Dr Istvan Sebestyen, Past Secretary General of Ecma, participated in a panel discussion and presented on the role of standards in Open Source

Invitation to Ecma TC53 seminar, Tokyo, 11 December 2019 (Japanese version here)

Ecma TC53 meets in Boston, USA with a new title and scope to more accurately reflect the focus of the technical committee

Ecma General Assembly appoints Patrick Luthi as Secretary General



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