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Programming with JavaScript: Algorithms and Applications for Desktop and Mobile Browsers by Dionisio

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Glossary

Ajax A style of web programming where requests are made to a server and responses, possibly but not necessarily in XML, are processed at some later time without leaving the current web page. (The term was created as a catchy shorthand for Asynchronous JavaScript and XML.)

Algorithm A description of an always-terminating computational process composed of a finite number of steps.

Animation The process of creating and displaying a sequence of still images that change by small amounts but at frequent intervals, thus evoking the perception of movement.

Argument An expression passed to a function in a call.

Array An indexed collection of values. In JavaScript, arrays are indexed with integers beginning at 0. A true JavaScript array has a ...

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