Prerequisites

In order to benefit from this lesson, the following HTML knowledge is required.

    1. HTML Tags, Header, & body
    2. HTML Attributes
    3. HTML even

What's Needed to Start JavaScript?

JavaScript requires only 2 things to get started.

  1. A JavaScript enabled web browser such as Internet Explorer or Netscape Communicator.
  2. A simple ASCII text program such as
    1. Notepad (standard on all Windows machines), or
    2. VI,
    3. eMacs,
    4. Kate, etc. for a UNIX/Linux machine.

What is JavaScript?

JavaScript (may be refered to as JS) is a lightweight programming language with lines of executable computer code. JS can be:

  • inserted into an HTML page,
  • used without purchasing a license,
  • supported by all major browsers like Netscape and Internet Explorer.
 
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JAVASCRIPT    -    LESSON 3
Introduction