Welcome to Inside JavaScript. This book is designed to be as comprehensive—and as accessible—as is possible for a single book on JavaScript. You’ll find JavaScript just about everywhere you look on the Internet today, and even in many places behind the scenes. Thus, you’ve come to the right place; I believe this book provides the most complete coverage of what’s going on in JavaScript as compared to any other JavaScript book today.

We’re going to put JavaScript to work in depth, pushing the envelope as far as it can go. The best way to learn any topic such as JavaScript is by example, and this is an example-oriented book. You’ll find hundreds of tested examples here, ready to be used.

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