Introduction to JQuery


What is Javascript JavaScript is a programming language that started off simply as a mechanism to add logic and interactivity to an otherwise static Netscape browser . It is responsible for the behaviour of your Website. The language was created to allow web developers to embed executable code on their webpages, so that they could make their webpages interactive, or perform simple tasks. JavaScript is an interpreted language, not a compiled language. It's syntax is heavily inspired by C++ and Java.

JavaScript Libraries

What is JavaScript Libraries A library is a reusable piece of code that offers certain functionality. A JavaScript library is a JavaScript file that contains a bunch of functions, and those functions accomplish some useful task for your webpage. It is as simple as that you can call a library function and pass it some parameters, and the library executes it and returns the control back to you. It abstracts different layers so that you don't have to be concerned about their implementation details . The jQuery is referred to as a library because it is JavaScript code, simply put into compact, reusable functions and is not its own discrete programming language.