Can You Make Video Games with JavaScript?

There was a time when JavaScript was thought to be merely a supplement to HTML that helped build the web. Now, it’s considered one of the most versatile programming languages.  The language can be used to create everything from web apps to desktop and phone apps and even databases and backend servers. But can you […]
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Why Technical Education Is Necessary Nowadays

For the longest time, formal education was mostly associated either with humanities or with fields like engineering, medicine, and mathematics. The idea one got when hearing the expression “an educated person” usually involved somebody sitting in an office somewhere and doing purely intellectual work. As a result, technical education – that is, education in the […]
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Handling JSON with jQuery

JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) is a way to store information in an organized manner. It is the preferred data-interchange format as its shorter, lightweight, human-readable and requires no tags like XML. This allows faster processing and transmission, and also the serializing and deserializing becomes much faster when compared to XML. JSON returned via REST APIs […]
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How to Implement Automatic Scrolling with jQuery

Automatic scrolling is a feature that causes a web page to scroll down automatically at a predetermined and configurable rate. This is quite a useful feature for websites that contain long articles, posts or some other lengthy web content. This feature saves users from having to scroll the page using their mouse or keyboard. In […]
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3 jQuery Snippets for Handling CSS Classes

CSS isn't really a very dynamic or flexible language, but with the help of jQuery, it's easy to make certain styles dynamic and changeable with just a few simple lines of code. What follows are 3 really useful and easy ways to manipulate CSS classes using jQuery. Check for Class In jQuery, there's a built […]
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jQuery.parseJSON vs JSON.parse

JSON.parse() and jQuery.parseJSON(), both are used to parse a JSON string and returns resulting JavaScript value or object described by the string. jQuery.parseJSON() is available only when jQuery library is used where JSON.parse() is JavaScript's standard built-in JSON object method. So the question is if jQuery library is used, then which one should be used […]
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