Setting up your training environment

This book takes a "do-it-yourself" approach when it comes to writing code, because I firmly believe that the best way to really learn a programming language is by writing code. There are no cut-and-paste-ready code downloads that you simply put in your pages. On the contrary, you're expected to type in code, see how it works, and then tweak it and play around with it. When trying out the code examples, you're encouraged to enter the code into a JavaScript console. Let's see how you go about doing this.

As a developer, you most likely already have a number of web browsers installed on your system such as Firefox, Safari, Chrome, or Internet Explorer. All modern browsers have a JavaScript console feature, which ...

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