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Week 28 Vocab
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short-lived, as an image.
light, shine; source.
often abbreviated as JS, is a programming language that is a cornerstone of Front End Web Design. It gives us the ability to interact with and change content of a website; something neither HTML or CSS can do.
A reserved word
is a word in a programming language which has a fixed meaning and cannot be redefined by the programmer.
is a container of information. in JS are created with the reserved work var followed by the its name, an equal sign, and then the value you wish to assign it.
is where we connect multiple strings or variables together for a final, longer, result. In JS we concatenate by using the plus sign (+) in the code.
allows us to print information to the browsers console for debugging purposes.
is a group of code which is intended to do a task. these are useful as they can be repeated, and can streamline your code (you don't have to type the same thing over and over), and are portable (they can go to other programs by coping and pasting).
allows is to run a specific function over and over based on the time entered in milliseconds.
is a 1000th of a second.
in JS typically refers to the browser. Think of the area of the browser that we "see" things in, this is the it.
stands for Document Object Model.
We can use it to access anything and everything that is in the HTML/CSS. Its manipulation is very common in today's Front End Web Design.
An Event Listener
Is used in JS when we want to have the browser "listen" for different types of interactions the user may with the computer. "click" is the most popular way that we interact with websites, but we can have keypresses, rollon, rolloff, etc.
are actions that can be performed on objects. In laymen's terms these are "commands" which can be applied to objects to "do" something.
is a JS property which allows us to change the content of an element. We used this when adding our story to an empty paragraph at the bottom of our Madlib.
Input types of it create a clickable button. These buttons can be programmed to do pretty much anything from add score to a game, change the website, send an email, or to play a sound.
Input types of it create elements where we can collect user keyboard input.
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