JavaScript Nuts and Bolts

In Chapter 1 we covered some of the basics of JavaScript. We delved quite deep into a few of the concepts that people struggle with when learning the language. We didn’t really address the language as a whole, though, which is what we’ll do now. In this chapter we’ll dive into the details we glossed over in Chapter 1 and get to the nuts and bolts of the language. We’ll also discuss some of the things we touched on in Chapter 1 in more detail.

This chapter will provide you with a solid grounding in the JavaScript language, and will do so in a way that’s both accessible to novices to the language and still a ...

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