JavaScript Terms

  • Event - An event is something which is done such as loading a web page, holding a mouse over a link, clicking on something. Javascript allows a programmed response to be set to happen for events.
  • Method - A function that is designed for a specific purpose such as doing math or parsing strings.
  • Parameter - Parameters are data or other objects which describe the characteristics of an object.
  • Transaction - The request and response combination which makes up a single interaction between the client browser and the web server.
  • Type - The type of variable such as integer, string, floating point, or boolean.
  • Type conversion - The act of converting a variable from one type to another.