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HTML5 Programming for ASP.NET Developers by Bipin Joshi

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CHAPTER 10

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Multithreading in Web Pages Using Web Workers

The creators of JavaScript invented the language as an aid to developing interactive web pages. HTML markup by itself is purely static in nature and lacks any programming abilities. JavaScript was introduced to compensate for this lack of programmability. Considering the needs that were felt that time, JavaScript was created as a simple, lightweight, easy-to-use language.

In earlier days, JavaScript was primarily used to add interactivity and fancy graphical effects to otherwise static web pages. However, over the years the situation has changed dramatically. Modern web applications rely ...

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