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JavaScript A Beginners Guide 4/E by John Pollock

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Chapter 1
Introduction to JavaScript
Key Skills & Concepts
    Using Text Editors, WYSIWYG Editors, and Web Browsers
    Defining JavaScript
    Differences Between JavaScript and Other Languages
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Welcome to JavaScript: A Beginner’s Guide, Fourth Edition! You’re obviously interested in learning JavaScript, but perhaps you’re not sure what you need to know to use it. This chapter answers some basic questions about what JavaScript is, discusses its advantages and limitations, explains how you can use it to create more dynamic and inviting Web pages, and provides a brief history of the language.
JavaScript is ubiquitous on the World Wide Web. You ...

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