What is Javascript in brief(summary)

What is Javascript in brief(summary)

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Hello folks, in this quarantine period, let’s know something about javascript.

What Is Javascript 

Javascript is a programming language was initially created by Brenden Eich to make “web pages alive”. The programs in this language are called scripts.  It is most commonly known as a client-side scripting language. 

Note:- Javascript is a loosely typed programming language and dynamically typed scripting language (explanations will be given in the upcoming articles).

Why is Javascript Important

Javascript helps to do Web Application Development and make dynamic and interactive webpages by implementing custom client-side scripts. Javascript is basically the English Language of programming. It isn’t quite used by everyone, everywhere but it is still has a significant presence in the industry.

  • Easily accessible
  • Make the website more interactive
  • User friendly

Are Javascript and Java the same?

No, there are differences between them such as:-

JavaJavaScript
Object-oriented programming languageObject-oriented scripting language
Runs on JVM (Java Virtual Machine)Runs on a web browser
It is considered a compiled languageIt is considered as interpreted language

Uniqueness of Javascript

  • – Support by all major browsers
  • –  Full integration with HTML/CSS
  • -> Some libraries of javascript such as jquery, React, D3.js, QUnit, etc.
  • Some frameworks of javascript such as Angular, Ember.js, Node.js, Bootstrap, etc

Uses of javascript 

Javascript is used by almost 95% of websites due to its user-friendly and client-side scripts. Due to its easy accessibility, it is used for various Web applications.

So, this is a summary of javascript.

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