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  • What Is JavaScript? Created: Monday, January 16, 2006 Updated: Monday, April 14, 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, February 18, 2011 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
    Specifying a domain allows a cookie to be shared with all the sub-domains of that domain." itemprop="description"> Friday, February 18, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 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"...
  • JavaScript By Example Created: Monday, January 03, 2011 Updated: Thursday, May 09, 2013
    It is never necessary to know what browser is being used in order to avoid trying to run code that the browser doesn't understand. Since JavaScript was first created it has had the ability to test ...
  • JavaScript By Example Created: Sunday, January 02, 2011 Updated: Thursday, May 09, 2013
    This function allows you to specify a delay before running a function.
  • JavaScript By Example Created: Wednesday, December 29, 2010 Updated: Thursday, May 09, 2013
    When you convert numbers into Number objects you then have access to a whole range of methods for manipulating them.
  • JavaScript By Example Created: Wednesday, December 29, 2010 Updated: Thursday, May 09, 2013
    An Array allows you to create an ordered collection of similar or dissimilar objects in JavaScript.
  • JavaScript By Example Created: Wednesday, December 29, 2010 Updated: Thursday, May 09, 2013
    The Date object is probably the most useful of the built in JavaScript objects which does not provide a shortcut alternative notation.
  • JavaScript By Example Created: Friday, December 10, 2010 Updated: Thursday, May 09, 2013
    This example demonstrates why even though semicolons on the end of statements are optional in JavaScript that best practice its to always include them.
  • Unobtrusive Daily Background Created: Friday, March 25, 2011 Updated: Thursday, May 09, 2013
    Dynamically add a different background to part of your page depending on the day of the month.
  • Cross Browser Search Created: Saturday, January 01, 2011 Updated: Thursday, May 09, 2013
    This script will search the web page and highlight matching content in all modern browsers.
  • Separating JScript and JavaScript Created: Friday, December 03, 2010 Updated: Thursday, May 09, 2013
    How to use JavaScript and JScript separately in your web page instead of having your script try to run regardless of which is supported.
  • Unobtrusive Loan Repayment Calculator Example Created: Thursday, October 28, 2010 Updated: Thursday, May 09, 2013
    This script adds a loan repayment calculator to your page.
  • Unobtrusive Loan Amount Calculator Example Created: Thursday, October 28, 2010 Updated: Thursday, May 09, 2013
    This script adds a loan amount calculator to your page.
  • JavaScript By Example Created: Friday, February 18, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, January 29, 2013
    There's a simple way to add extra options into a select list.
  • JavaScript Detection of Browser Window Size and Position Created: Monday, January 03, 2005 Updated: Tuesday, September 27, 2011
    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 Fundamentals Created: Friday, August 10, 2007 Updated: Monday, September 26, 2011
    Find out what JavaScript is and how to use it. Find out about JavaScript reserved words and built-in objects in the JavaScript reference. Read reviews of JavaScript books to find out which ones are..
  • JavaScript 101 Created: Thursday, September 02, 2004 Updated: Friday, September 16, 2011
    Want to use JavaScript on your web pages? There are several alternatives.
  • Free JavaScript Download Created: Friday, June 19, 2009 Updated: Friday, September 16, 2011
    You don't have to pay for JavaScript, and you don't have to write it yourself either -- unless you want to. We'll help you understand your options for finding, downloading, and customizing free Jav..
  • Modular JavaScript Library Created: Friday, June 11, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, August 30, 2011
    Have your say on what additional objects should be added to my modular JavaScript library.
  • Modular JavaScript Library Created: Friday, June 11, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, August 30, 2011
    Instead of one huge JavaScript library where you probably will never use half of what it offers, why not use a modular approach where you just include those objects that you actually need.
  • Misusing JavaScript Created: Sunday, December 20, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, August 30, 2011
    There are two ways you can use JavaScript - to make your web page easier to use or to make the page harder to use. What is the worst way that you have seen sites use JavaScript that makes the page ..
  • Five Most Common JavaScript Coding Errors Created: Wednesday, December 28, 2005 Updated: Tuesday, August 30, 2011
    The five worst pieces of code that people use with Javascript and which you ought to avoid.
  • JavaScript Live Created: Friday, April 30, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, August 30, 2011
    Your say about the first SitePoint JavaScript Live interactive tutorial course.
  • JavaScript Live Created: Friday, April 30, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, August 30, 2011
    A review of the first SitePoint JavaScript Live interactive tutorial course.
  • Evolving JavaScript Created: Friday, July 16, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, August 30, 2011
    What JavaScript can and can't do has changed over time. What was best (or only) practice at one time may now be something to avoid.
  • Outdated JavaScript Created: Friday, July 16, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, August 30, 2011
    Have you found a JavaScript that does exactly what you want but which used long outdated code. Tell us so that we can make a more upt to date version of the script.
  • Reader Submissions: Help Others By Providing Your Own JavaScript Examples Created: Sunday, December 26, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, August 30, 2011
    Add your own examples of how to write JavaScript in the best modern unobtrusive way.
  • Reader Stories: How Do You Write JavaScript? Created: Friday, July 30, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, August 30, 2011
    Tell us how you approach writiing JavaScript.
  • JavaScript By Example - Variables Created: Friday, December 10, 2010 Updated: Monday, August 29, 2011
    In this example we look at where and how you should define variables in JavaScript.
  • Javacript Compressor Created: Thursday, June 09, 2005 Updated: Friday, August 19, 2011
    Make your Javascript code smaller and more difficult for others to read by compressing it.
  • JavaScript Unobtrusive Form Processing - A Complete Example Created: Friday, August 12, 2011 Updated: Friday, August 19, 2011
    This is a complete example of all the HTML and JavaScript required to unobtrusively attach JavaScript validations to a form. It also includes the code to validate the HTML 5 required and pattern at..

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