Appendix. Example Glossary

THIS GLOSSARY IS FOR A QUICK LOOK-UP of different keywords, statements, and terms used in standard ECMA-262 JavaScript, with clear examples provided. You will not find words that either Microsoft or Netscape developed outside the ECMA-262 standard, no matter how helpful these terms are. Also, you will not find a standard “Reference” section here. If that’s what you want, you can find the mother of all JavaScript references at http://developer.netscape.com/evangelism/docs/reference/ecma/Ecma-262.pdf.

The European Computer Manufacturer’s Association (ECMA) is the definitive authority on JavaScript, and its 188-page reference section includes all of the technical material about JavaScript. (See also http://www.ecma.ch.) ...

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