It’s so easy to Google
The “Script” part of the name immediately makes the language seem less than desirable for some developers. As if a scripting language has no business being in the stable of a professional programming languages. Nothing could be further from the truth… in fact, there’s one extremely popular programming language that is also a scripting language: PHP. Also Perl. And C# … oh, and Java.
It’s 2013. Those days have been gone for so long, it’s not even funny. The language itself is extremely mature, and any inconsistencies that exist are attributable to one thing: bad browsers and sloppy DOM rendering.