Contents

Foreword

About the Author

About the Technical Reviewer

About the Foreword Writer

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Chapter 1: A BRIEF HISTORY OF JAVASCRIPT

     The origins of JavaScript

          What is a Document Object Model?

     The browser wars

          The D word: DHTML

          Clash of the browsers

     Raising the standard

          Thinking outside the browser

          The end of the browser wars

          A new beginning

     What's next?

Chapter 2: JAVASCRIPT SYNTAX

     What you'll need

     Syntax

     Statements

          Comments

     Variables

          Data types

               Strings

               Numbers

               Boolean values

          Arrays

               Associative arrays

     Operations

           ...

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