Introduction

Welcome to JavaScript for Kids! In this book, you’ll learn to program with JavaScript, the language of the Web. But more than that, you’ll become a programmer—someone who not only uses computers but also controls them. Once you learn to program, you can bend computers to your will and make them do whatever you want!

JavaScript is a great programming language to learn because it’s used everywhere. Web browsers like Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer all use JavaScript. With the power of JavaScript, web programmers can transform web pages from simple documents into full-blown interactive applications and games.

But you’re not limited to building web pages. JavaScript can run on web servers to create whole websites and can even be ...

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