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Did You Know These Top 10 Interesting Facts About JavaScript?

Did You Know These Top 10 Interesting Facts About JavaScript?
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  1. JavaScript is one of the most important components in web development alongside HTML (HyperText Markup Language) and CSS (Cascading Style Sheets).
  2. More than 97% of the websites on the internet use JavaScript to add interesting behaviors to their webpages.
  3. JavaScript is a client-side scripting language that runs inside a web browser.
  4. All top web browsers have built-in JavaScript engines to deal with JavaScript content. The JS engine is useful for running JavaScript inside web browsers.
  5. JavaScript is a high-level programming (scripting) language.
  6. JavaScript is a JIT (just-in-time) compiled language.
  7. JavaScript has dynamic typing, prototype-based object-orientation, and first-class functions.
  8. JavaScript follows ECMA standard. ECMAScript is a JavaScript standard meant to ensure the interoperability of web pages across different web browsers.
  9. ECMAScript first appeared in 1997.
  10. ECMAScript Language Specification defines the ECMAScript Language.
  11. JavaScript files are identified with .js extension. Browsers have an ability to execute JavaScripts, thanks to the in-built JavaScript engine.
  12. JavaScript can be included in web pages in different ways. By embedding JavaScript inside a webpage itself inside an enclosed <script></script> tag. By including a local file using <script src=””></script> tag. Remote JavaScript can be included in the web page inside a <script></script> tag.