A compiler is a computer program that processes codes and turns them to machine language. Making a website interactive means adding features that are controlled by the users to the website. For example, online registration forms, online calculator, and so on. The Static website has fixed objects and contents and it displays the same information to all the visitors.
The answer is simple, you can do the following:
You can create an active user interface.
You can control web browsers.
You can validate user inputs (if they are typed wrong).
You can create custom web pages that can pop up on the browser, holding information or images.
If you do not have these two software already installed on your computer, it is necessary to download and install them.
We will use the Atom text editor as it is a cross-platform editor, has a built-in package manager, does smart autocompletion, and has a lot of other advantages.