Introduction

Welcome to JavaScript! Using this easy-to-learn programming language, you’ll be able to add interest and interaction to your webpages and make them more useful for you and for your site’s visitors. We’ve written this book as a painless introduction to JavaScript, so you don’t have to be a geek or a nerd to write a script. Pocket protectors will not be necessary at any time. As a friend of ours says, “We’re geeky, so you don’t have to be!”

We wrote this book for you

We figure that if you’re interested in JavaScript, then you’ve already got some experience in creating HTML pages and websites, and you want to take the next step by adding some interactivity to your sites. We don’t assume that you know anything about programming or scripting. ...

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