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JavaScript Projects for Kids

By : Syed Omar Faruk Towaha
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JavaScript Projects for Kids

By: Syed Omar Faruk Towaha

Overview of this book

JavaScript is the most widely-used programming language for web development and that's not all! It has evolved over the years and is now being implemented in an array of environments from websites to robotics. Learning JavaScript will help you see the broader picture of web development. This book will take your imagination to new heights by teaching you how to work with JavaScript from scratch. It will introduce you to HTML and CSS to enhance the appearance of your applications. You’ll then use your skills to build on a cool Battleship game! From there, the book will introduce you to jQuery and show you how you can manipulate the DOM. You’ll get to play with some cool stuff using Canvas and will learn how to make use of Canvas to build a game on the lines of Pacman, only a whole lot cooler! Finally, it will show you a few tricks with OOP to make your code clean and will end with a few road maps on areas you can explore further.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
JavaScript Projects for Kids
About the Author
About the Reviewer

Chapter 3. Introducing HTML and CSS

You have already learned about JavaScript syntax, arithmetic operators, and comment in the previous chapter. We used console for these purposes. Now, how about you learn something interesting, which will pave the way for you to be a good JavaScript programmer? In this chapter, we are going to study about the HyperText Markup Language (HTML) syntax, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) syntax, and how to use JavaScript in an HTML page.

HTML is the source code of a web page. All the web pages that you load on your web browser are built with HTML. Go to any website (for example, and press Ctrl + U (on Mac, click command + U) on your keyboard, you will get the web page's source code. This works on all modern web browsers, such as Firefox, Google Chrome, UC, and so on.

The entire code that you will see is in HTML. You may also find a few lines with JavaScript. Therefore, in order to understand the structure of a web page (the code behind the page...