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  • JavaScript By Example Created: Friday, May 20, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
    The normal way of passing objects around within JavaScript simply means passing a reference to the object and so any changes made to the passed object will be reflected in the original object as we...
  • JavaScript By Example Created: Friday, January 21, 2011 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
    By combining nextSibling and childNodes we can set up code that steps through all the nodes in the web page." itemprop="description"> Monday, January 03, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
    Depending on the browser type, screen resolution and other settings, the size of a browser window may vary considerably. The solution? A collection of JavaScript functions that return information a...
  • JavaScript By Example Created: Friday, March 18, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
    Br having your function return an object you can pass back as much information as you like by giving the object multiple properties." itemprop="description"> Friday, March 27, 2009 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
    In JavaScript functions and methods are exactly the same thing as all functions are methods." itemprop="description"> Friday, March 20, 2009 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
    JavaScript has two ways it can make decisions on what code to run. The more commonly used way is to use if statements but switch statements also have their uses." itemprop=pr="$zTP='t3'" --> itempr...
  • JavaScript By Example Created: Friday, February 11, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
    When it comes to processing tbody and tr elements the table properties that reference them are faster in almost all browsers than using getElementsByTagName." itemprop="des$zTP='t3'" --> itemprop="...
  • JavaScript By Example Created: Friday, February 04, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
    One way to add new nodes to a web page is to specify the parent node you want to attach it to. It will then be added after all the other child nodes belonging to that parent."
  • JavaScript By Example Created: Friday, May 27, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
    When we use "this" in a function we have the ability to determine which object it refers to." itemprop="description"> Friday, March 19, 2010 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
    One of the proposed additions to HTML 5 will make validating form fields in the browser slightly easier." itemprop="description"> Friday, January 21, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
    Nodes at the same level in the hierarchy of your page are called siblings. The nextSibling property of a node provides a pointer to the next node at the same level." itempr expr="$zTP='t3'" --> ite...
  • JavaScript By Example Created: Friday, February 18, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
    The difference between replacing and updating a cookie is that in updating a cookie we first need to read the current value stored there." itemprop="description" Friday, March 18, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
    An anonymous function is one that you don't give a name when you define it. If you assign an anonymous function to a variable you have better control over the scope of the function than if you name...
  • $ and _ in JavaScript Created: Friday, November 05, 2010 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
    The $ and _ characters are treated differently in JavaScript to the way you might expect. JavaScript considers them to be letters in some circumstances rather than special characters."
  • JavaScript By Example Created: Friday, December 17, 2010 Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014
    This example shows how to use a JavaScript switch statement to provide more than two alternative paths." itemprop="description"> Friday, February 18, 2011 Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014
    Web browsers distinguish between three different types of cookies. These types are session cookies, first party cookies, and third party cookies." itemprop="description" itemprop="description"...
  • Books for Beginners Created: Friday, November 27, 2009 Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014
    Which JavaScript books are most suitable for beginners? Compare these reviews of some JavaScript books that are aimed at those who haven't programmed before.
  • Javascript Kit Created: Sunday, June 12, 2005 Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014
    Review of Javascript Kit. Focus on JavaScript.
  • JavaScript Link Created: Friday, November 13, 2009 Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014
    Some ways of attaching JavaScript into your web page are better than others. Here we consider the alternative ways that you can attach JavaScript events to your page content."
  • hasOwnProperty Created: Monday, January 16, 2006 Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014
    JavaScript Glossary definition for: hasOwnProperty
  • JavaScript By Example Created: Friday, January 28, 2011 Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014
    In the prior examples we looked at how to update the properties of a node. We now get to the first of the examples on how to update the node itself, starting with how to delete a node from the web ...
  • JavaScript By Example Created: Friday, May 27, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
    For two objects to be equal, it isn't enough for their content to be the same, they must be aliases for the same object." itemprop="description">>
  • JavaScript By Example Created: Friday, December 10, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
    A series of example JavaScript that shows you how to write JavaScript." itemprop="description"> Friday, December 17, 2010 Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014
    This example shows you how to use a simple if statement in your JavaScript so as to make a decision about whether or not to run certain code." itemprop="description" Monday, January 03, 2011 Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014
    This function looks the same as setTimeout but instead of running the function once, it runs it over and over with the specified interval in between." itemprop="description'" --> itemprop="descript...
  • JavaScript By Example Created: Friday, March 18, 2011 Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014
    We don't need to name a function at all when we have it run itself immediately after it it defined. This allows us to change the scope of the variables that the function contains."
  • Calculator Tutorial Created: Thursday, March 10, 2005 Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014
    A series of tutorials explaining one way to use Javascript to create a calculator." itemprop="description"> Friday, January 21, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014
    Node properties don't just include pointers to the immediately adjacent sibling nodes, there is also a pointer to the parent node (the tag within which the current element or text is contained)."
  • Object Oriented JavaScript Created: Friday, August 28, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014
    There is more than one way of copying objects in JavaScript depending on just exactly how you intend using the copy." itemprop="description">> Friday, June 25, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014
    For those new to programming the difference between ++i and i++ is not obvious. Here's a simple example to explain the difference." itemprop="description">...
  • What Is JavaScript? Created: Monday, January 16, 2006 Updated: Friday, May 16, 2014
    JavaScript is a popular programming language that's built into all the major web browsers and used to make web pages interactive. This article will answer all your basic questions about what JavaSc...
  • JavaScript By Example Created: Friday, January 21, 2011 Updated: Friday, May 16, 2014
    The property allowing us to access the nodes contained within the current node is actually a nodelist since a node can of course contain more than one node." itemprop="desczTP='t3'" --> itemprop="d...

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