12. Strings

In This Chapter

Understand how text is treated in JavaScript

Learn how to perform common string operations

Look at the various string properties

I have a hunch that you are a human being. As a human, you probably relate really well with words. You speak them. You write them. You also tend to use a lot of them in the things you program. As it turns out, JavaScript likes words a whole lot as well. The letters and funny-looking symbols that make up your (and my) language have a formal name. They are known as strings:

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