The ability to manipulate HTML form data is essential in most web applications. In this video Craig Buckler teaches you how to retrieve values from both checkboxes and radio buttons with the .checked property. Novice JavaScript developers will learn how to take true-false form responses and translate them into useful data.

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Craig Buckler is an experienced Web Developer working in the UK who started his career creating desktop software. Craig has worked for a number of well-known companies, including Microsoft, MSN, Thomson Reuters, as well as the UK & EU governments. Craig is the prolific author of countless articles and tutorials on HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, JQuery, PHP, and Node.js.

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