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What is JavaScript and how does it work? | Web Demystified, Episode 3

by Mozilla Hacks

In this episode, we start exploring JavaScript, perhaps the most important technology of the modern web. What is JavaScript? What are its key features? What's the difference between web APIs used by browsers and NodeJS APIs?

If you're interested in learning JavaScript, you can learn the basics of JavaScript here in the MDN Learning Area: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Learn/JavaScript

It's free and designed for people just getting started.

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Web Demystified is a video series designed to introduce the web in a way that's easy and understandable.

In Episode #0, we offered an overview of what the web is and how it works. Watch Episode 0 here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O_GWbkXIqEY&list=PLo3w8EB99pqLEopnunz-dOOBJ8t-Wgt2g

In Episode #1, we offered an overview of HTML. Watch that here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PORRrz3Y8Vc&list=PLo3w8EB99pqLEopnunz-dOOBJ8t-Wgt2g&index=2

In Episode #2, we looked at CSS and checked out how it styles pages. Watch that here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y02yI1OfZjI&index=3&list=PLo3w8EB99pqLEopnunz-dOOBJ8t-Wgt2g

Links from the video:
- https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Learn/JavaScript

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Music:
Pennywhistle by Jason Shaw under license CC-BY 3.0