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Simply JavaScript by Cameron Adams, Kevin Yank

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Preface

On the surface, JavaScript is a simple programming language that lets you make changes to your web pages on the fly, while they’re being displayed in a web browser. How hard could that be to learn, right? It sounds like something you could knock over in an afternoon.

But JavaScript is bigger on the inside than it seems from the outside. If you were a Dr. Who fan, you might call it the TARDIS of programming languages. If you’re not a Dr. Who fan, roll your eyes with me as the fanboys (and girls) geek out.

Everyone back with me? Put your Daleks away, Jimmy.

As I was saying, JavaScript sounds like it should be simple. Nevertheless, throughout its ten year history (so far), the best ways of doing things with JavaScript have seemed to change ...

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