J is for “JavaScript”

J is for Javascript.

Like HTML, we’re getting into the nuts and bolts with this week’s definition. Javascript is used on the back end of web sites to run complex programs and create interactive objects not achievable with standard HTML or CSS. Scripts can be used to create anything from sortable table elements on an investing website to interactive menus for a restaurant’s site.

Our pixels are a script that check for user information once triggered by certain actions a user takes while on the page, such as clicking a button, filling out a form, or looking for previous page visits in a user’s history to initiate retargeting. Scripts are an amazing way to modernize and customize the user experience. If HTML is a dependable Ford Taurus, and CSS is a souped up Firebird, Scripts are the ultra-customized Ferrari of making a website really shine.

 

Learn More About JavaScript

What is JavaScript?

JavaScript is a scripting or programming language that allows you to implement complex features on websites…READ MORE.

JavaScript History

JavaScript made its first appearance in Netscape 2.0 in 1995 with the name¬†LiveScript….READ MORE.

Application of JavaScript

JavaScript is a text-based programming language used to make web pages interactive….READ MORE.

Have Questions About Understanding JavaScript?

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