Introduction to Web Development

Introduction to web development and JavaScript with an overview of DOM, BOM, and window.

What is web development?

Web development is the process of developing a website. It involves creating and beautifying a web page, along with creating all interactivity. Traditionally, HTML builds web pages, which creates each element visible on the page. Meanwhile, JavaScript adds the interactive aspect of the web page, ranging from a single pop-up to full-fledged games.

Where is JavaScript used?

JavaScript leverages different aspects of the browser to add interactivity to the web page. To manipulate or create items on a web page, JavaScript takes control of the host environment. For web development, we will focus on the browser’s environment.

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