What is JavaScript and Why Learn JavaScript Programming language?

JavaScript is:

  • JavaScript is a lightweight, interpreted programming language
  • Designed for creating network-centric applications
  • Complementary to and integrated with Java
  • Complementary to and integrated with HTML
  • Open and cross-platform
  • JavaScript is the world’s most popular programming language
  • JavaScript is the programming language of the Web
  • JavaScript is easy to learn
  • This tutorial will teach you JavaScript from basic to advanced

Why Learn JavaScript?

JavaScript is one of the 3 languages all web developers must learn:

  1. HTML to define the content of web pages
  2. CSS to specify the layout of web pages
  3. JavaScript to program the behavior of web pages

This tutorial covers every version of JavaScript:

  • The Original JavaScript ES1 ES2 ES3 (1997-1999)
  • The First Main Revision ES5 (2009)
  • The Second Revision ES6 (2015)
  • The Yearly Additions (2016, 2017, 2018)

Learning Speed

In this tutorial, the learning speed is your choice.

Everything is up to you.

If you are struggling, take a break, or re-read the material.

Always make sure you understand all the “Try-it-Yourself” examples.

The only way to become a clever programmer is to: Practice. Practice. Practice. Code. Code. Code !

Commonly Asked Questions

  • How do I get JavaScript?
  • Where can I download JavaScript?
  • Is JavaScript Free?

You don’t have to get or download JavaScript.

JavaScript is already running in your browser on your computer, on your tablet, and on your smart-phone.

JavaScript is free to use for everyone.

JavaScript References

W3Schools maintains a complete JavaScript reference, including all HTML and browser objects.

The reference contains examples for all properties, methods and events, and is continuously updated according to the latest web standards.

Complete JavaScript Reference »

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