European Computer Manufacturers Association (ECMA)

Standardization in operational techniques, such as programming, and also input and output codes

What is ECMAScript or ES?

ECMAScript is the scripting language that forms the basis of JavaScript.

ECMAScript is standardized by the ECMA International standards organization.

Other implementations of ECMAScript include SpiderMonkey, V8, JScript, QtScript, InScript and ActionScript.

What is ECMAScript 6(ES6)?

ECMAScript 6 is the upcoming version of the ECMAScript standard.

The Sixth Edition of ECMAScript standards, known as ES6 or ECMAScript 2015 adds significant new syntax for writing complex applications, including classes and modules.

Also called ECMAScript 6 (ES6) or ECMAScript 2015 (ES2015)