FAQ: Introduction to JavaScript - What is JavaScript?

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it would be nice, to see on second page # What is JavaScript?
the most power thing (site) or example that PRO coders can create with JS.

The big problem with this would be the time it would need to create something like this. Almost everything would be possible in Javascript just like in any other language. How good something is is usually depending on how much time is put into them.

Also what you are asking is very broad and opinion based.

the most power thing (site) or example that PRO coders can create with JS.

There is not really such a thing. It all depends on what your goal is.

Here however is a top 21 of some websites that are created with Javascript.

Javascript can be used for much more tho. Jquery for example is also written in Javascript and some might think that is way more admirable than just creating a website since Jquery had a huge impact on web-development.

All Javascript is, is a tool to create things.


Why is the Introduction into JavaScript so horribly explained? It does’t say the purpose of JavaScript. So I’m doing this introduction exercise without knowing my end goal.

Just say it adds behavior and interactivity to a site and give examples.

I found that this introduction has overly complicated things.