CHAPTER 2

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JavaScript Basics

As we said in Chapter 1, enchant.js is written in the JavaScript programming language. When you program games in enchant.js, you’ll write commands and other code in the JavaScript language, so we need to examine simple JavaScript before diving headfirst into enchant.js games. If you are already familiar with JavaScript, feel free to skip this chapter.

JavaScript is the primary programming language used for scripting on web pages. Unlike most programming languages used to create software applications that must be installed on computers to function, JavaScript code runs on the client web browser. Given that enchant.js ...

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