Week 4 DQ 1 - interactivity and functionality to web pages....

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Week 4 DQ #1 Due Thursday, February 23 What is the purpose of using JavaScript® on a website? What is a specific example of a JavaScript® application that will be beneficial on the site you are creating? Use an example other than form validation. What is the step-by-step process that would be followed to add the JavaScript® described in your example to a website? Your response should be substantive in nature (minimum 150 words) and include references from our textbook readings, course notes, week 4 articles, or link to an online source that supports your response. Read and respond to at least 2 of your classmates' posts during the week. JavaScript is a programming language used to make web pages interactive and it doesn't require constant downloads from your website. The purpose of using JavaScript® on a website is to add
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Unformatted text preview: interactivity and functionality to web pages. A specific example of a JavaScript application that will be beneficial on the site I am are creating is switching an image for another image when the user rolls their mouse over it. With this feature, it would make it so that the page would take less time to download since there wouldnt be a bunch of pictures below each other on the same page. It would also make it easier for the user to see all the pictures in one place instead of having to scroll down to look at the rest of the pictures. I would have to find the code in order to put it into my site, but once I do that I would have to copy it, and figure out which pictures I want to put into it....
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This note was uploaded on 03/08/2012 for the course CGS 3269 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of Central Florida.

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