What is Javascript ?

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What is Javascript ?

What is Javascript ?

Javascript is a popular programming language widely used in the web design industry, to program the behaviour of web pages.

Is Javascript Case Sensitive ?

Yes, Javascript is a case sensitive language.

Meaning, var name = “Navjot”; and var Name = “Navjot”; are considered different.

What can Javascript do for you ?

It can –

  • change HTML content
  • change HTML attribute values
  • change HTML CSS Styles
  • hide HTML elements
  • show HTML elements
  • create HTML elements
  • learn more on W3Schools

Can Javascript be used for Back-end and working with Databases ?

Originally, Javascript is a front-end language and doesn’t support working with databases, out of the box, due to the ease of learning, popularity and demand, presently frameworks like Node.js are available which allows you to use JS in the backend and allow database manipulation, but out of the box JS doesn’t support working with Databases.

Javascript vs Java Myth

Javascript and Java are not the same and are completely different programming languages.

JavaScript was invented by Brendan Eich in 1995, and became an ECMA standard in 1997.
ECMA-262 is the official name of the standard. ECMAScript is the official name of the language.

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Navjot is a Hobby Blogger from Ireland, and loves to create content to help people. He makes time on weekends to work on this blog. And has a full time position at Verizon Media as Technical Solutions Consultant, which he loves and thrives at. His Skills include in-depth knowledge of SEO, Javascript, Advertising, HTML and Java.

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