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Introduction to JS


JavaScript is one of the most popular client-side scripting and object-oriented language. It mainly used to add interactivity to web pages. In other words, we can say it helps in making our webpage more dynamic and correlative.

Before getting used to this language, we definitely need a knowledge of HTML language.


JavaScript is also used in creating various applications like mobile application development, gaming, desktop apps and more.

Initially, the language called as LiveScript and later it renamed as JavaScript.


JavaScript was developed by Netscape programmer Brendan Eich in 1995. Here, we need to know that Java and JavaScript are two different languages. Whereas, java is a programming language and JavaScript is a scripting Language.

JavaScript programming codes are mainly running on the browsers.


Need to create JavaScript?

  • Computer
  • Text Editor, for example, Notepad.
  • Browser, for example, Chrome.


For writing a JavaScript code, we need a text editor like notepad. Mainly, editor is used for writing the structure of the program whose output further display on the browsers.