FAQ: Languages for Web Development - What is JavaScript?


This community-built FAQ covers the “What is JavaScript?” exercise from the lesson “Languages for Web Development”.

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Why doesn’t the drawtext command allow you to input other languages? If you wanted to do that, how would you? I input some Korean text and the output was some English letters and Arabic numerals, none of which even corresponded with the English keys I pressed to type the Korean words.