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JavaScript Step by Step by Steve Suehring

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Chapter 2. Developing in JavaScript

After completing this chapter, you will be able to

  • Understand the options available for developing in JavaScript.

  • Configure your computer for JavaScript development.

  • Use Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 to create and deploy a JavaScript application.

  • Use Eclipse to create and deploy a JavaScript application.

  • Use Notepad (or another editor) to create a JavaScript application.

  • Understand options for debugging JavaScript.

JavaScript development options

Because JavaScript isn’t a compiled language, you don’t need any special tools or development environments to write and deploy JavaScript applications. Likewise, you don’t need special server software to run the applications. Therefore, your options for creating JavaScript programs ...

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