JavaScript Exercise 1a

Background Resources

Core JavaScript Guide version 1.5
The canonical reference guide to the JavaScript language. This is the recommended text for this part of the course.
JavaScript and Web Forms
all you need to know about JavaScript and Web Forms.
JavaScript Examples 1
Examples that come from a JavaScript book
More JavaScript Examples 1
Other examples but watch out for the interspersed software adverts!
The JavaScript Shell
An interactive JavaScript interpreter for Firefox.

Practicing JavaScript

Look at the JavaScript guide and examples above. Use the JavaScript shell to experiment with the language. Try out function definitions and array manipulations. Have a look at the builtin objects that the browser exposes: window and document. Try the following: