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JavaScript, sometimes abbreviated as JS, is a high-level, interpreted programming language that lets you implement complex elements on web pages. Some of those complex elements include content updates, interactive maps, and animated 2D/3D graphics. JavaScript conforms to the ECMAScript specification, and is most commonly used as a client side scripting language. This means that JavaScript code is written into an HTML page.

What do you use JavaScript for?

Javascript is used for activities such as:
  • Creating interactive web pages
  • Creating web apps and move apps
  • Game development

How do I enable JavaScript on Google Chrome?

How to activate JavaScript in Google Chrome:
  1. On your computer, open Chrome
  2. At the top right, click More > Settings
  3. Click Privacy and security > Site settings
  4. Click JavaScript
  5. Turn on Allowed (recommended)

Is JavaScript free to use?

JavaScript, as a programming language, is free to use. However, the programs that use Javascript to run are able to be monetized and you can charge money for the things you build with JavaScript.

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