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JavaScript Object Oriented

March 25th, 2007 Leave a comment Go to comments

It may be shocking news, but JavaScript is a very powerful object-based (or prototype-based, whatever you wish to call it) language. Yes, JavaScript is a powerful language, not just something that’s handy for image rollovers and other corny, flashy effects. However, very few people who have used JavaScript realize its capabilities. If you’re one of these people, this tutorial is aimed at you.

First of all, JavaScript is not a full-blown OOP (Object-Oriented Programming) language, such as Java, but it is an object-based language. So, why should you use objects? Not only do they help you better understand how JavaScript works, but in large scripts, you can create self-contained JavaScript objects, rather than the procedural code you may be using now. This also allows you to reuse code more often.

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