JavaScript Syntax and IDE

JavaScript Syntax and IDE

The syntax of JavaScript is the set of rules that define a correctly structured JavaScript program. JavaScript can be implemented in a webpage using JavaScript statements that are placed within the <script>… </script> HTML tags in a web page. If you are using HTML5 standard then syntax will be like

<script>
alert( "First JavasSript Code");
</script>

If you are using HTML4 or below then use syntax

<script language="javascript" type="text/javascript">
alert( "First JavasSript Code");
</script>

JavaScript Comments

For single line comments use “// ” and for multi-line comments use “/*   */”, See below given example …

<script>
// Single line commnets
/*
* Multi line comments line 1
* Multi line comments line 2
*/
</script>

JavaScript Editor or IDE

One can start javascript programming using simple editor Notepad, Gedit, Vi and can use advance ide like

  • Notepad++ (Windows only)
  • Geany
  • Kate
  • SublimeText
  • ATOM
  • Visual Studio Code

If you are running Linux(ubuntu based) and want to install geany, Kate, SublimeText , Atom and visual Studio code then read my post Best Text Editor / IDE on Ubuntu, Linux Mint .

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