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Start again - properly

Part 2 - From the ground up

You have now seen several examples showing what it is possible to do in JavaScript and you should have picked up a smattering of the language. To use it effectively you should really study the grammar more systematically and that is the subject of this part of the course.

It is based on material that has been delivered in classroom courses lasting 3 days each in a professional environment. The content has been brought up to date, particularly to ensure it is compatible with the current (2011) HTML5 initiative.

We will divide it up into several sub-sections:

The standard we will be using is ECMAScript Version 5, the full specification of which can be found here. (We noted in Part 1 that ECMAScript and JavaScript are synonyms.)

So let us begin...

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