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This page provides an overview of 90 articles related to 'javascript', listing most recently updated content first. Note that filters may be applied to display a sub-set of articles in this category (see FAQs on filtering for usage tips). Select this link to remove all filters.

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JavaScript, also known as ECMAScript, is a prototype-based, object-oriented scripting language that is dynamic, weakly typed and has first-class functions. It is also considered a functional programming language like Scheme and OCaml because it has closures and supports higher-order functions. JavaScript is an implementation of the ECMAScript language standard and is primarily used in the form of client-side JavaScript, implemented as part of a web browser in order to provide enhanced user interfaces and dynamic websites. This enables programmatic access to computational objects within a host environment. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: JavaScript)

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Metadata related to 'javascript' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'javascript': 90 (5.2% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'javascript' across all Ariadne articles: 208
  • Average number of references to 'javascript' per Ariadne article: 2.31
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'javascript': 1996-03
  • Trending factor of 'javascript': 4.2 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'javascript':

  1. brian kelly (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. jason cooper (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. gary brewerton (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. phil cross (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. jackie wickham (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Web Focus: A Standards-Based Culture for Web Site Development

Brian Kelly outlines strategies for choosing appropriate standards for building Web sites.

April 2003, issue35, tooled up

WebWatch: Surfing Historical UK University Web Sites

Brian Kelly outlines strategies for choosing appropriate standards for building Web sites.

April 2003, issue35, tooled up

Sharing History of Science and Medicine Gateway Metadata Using OAI-PMH

David Little outlines the resource sharing arrangements between the MedHist gateway and the Humbul hub, using the OAI Protocol for Metadata Harvesting, and some of the issues it has raised.

January 2003, issue34, feature article

Web Focus: Interfaces to Web Testing Tools

Brian Kelly looks at interfaces to Web testing tools, and in particular at Bookmarklets - simple extensions to browsers which enhance functionality.

January 2003, issue34, tooled up

Web Watch: An Accessibility Analysis of UK University Entry Points

Brian Kelly reports on the accessibility of entry points of UK University Web sites.

October 2002, issue33, tooled up

Portals, Portals Everywhere

Ian Dolphin, Paul Miller and Robert Sherratt report on two conferences over the summer which explored the progress being made in deploying institutional portals of various forms.

October 2002, issue33, event report

EEVL

Roddy Macleod on EEVL's engagement with RSS channels.

July 2002, issue32, regular column

WWW2002 Here

Libby Miller sends notes from the WW2002 conference in Hawaii.

July 2002, issue32, event report

Web Focus: Guidelines for URI Naming Policies

Brian Kelly with some guidelines For URI naming policies in his regular column.

April 2002, issue31, tooled up

Content Management Systems: Who Needs Them?

Paul Browning and Mike Lowndes explore the CMS concept and look at the available tools.

January 2002, issue30, feature article

The Concept of the Portal

Paul Miller gives his personal view of the portal and its varieties, both in the wild and on the drawing board.

January 2002, issue30, feature article

News from the Resource Discovery Network

Simon Jennings and Philip Pothen with the latest on developments at the RDN.

January 2002, issue30, regular column

Web Watch: An Update On Search Engines Used In UK Universities

Brian Kelly with an Update On Search Engines Used In UK Universities.

January 2002, issue30, tooled up

Windows NT Explorer: Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)

Brett Burridge investigates the use of the Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP), the XML-based protocol that is taking a leading role in the emerging area of Web Services.

October 2001, issue29, regular column

Web Watch: Carrying Out Your Own Web Watch Survey

Brian Kelly describes how you can carry out your own WebWatch benchmarking survey across your own community.

October 2001, issue29, tooled up

Information Skills and the DNER: The INHALE Project

Margaret Weaver describes the work of the Information for Nursing and Health in a Learning Environment (INHALE) Project team.

June 2001, issue28, feature article

OpenResolver: A Simple OpenURL Resolver

Andy Powell describes UKOLN's OpenResolver, a freely available demonstration OpenURL resolver.

June 2001, issue28, feature article

Web Watch: Size of Institutional Top Level Pages

Web Watch: Brian Kelly looks at the size of institutional top level pages.

June 2001, issue28, tooled up

The LEODIS Database

Jonathan Kendal on the creation of LEODIS, a Public Libraries sector digitization and database project.

March 2001, issue27, feature article

Public Libraries: Managing the Virtual Branch

Sarah Ormes reports on the recent Public Libraries Web Managers Workshop held in the University of Bath.

January 2001, issue26, event report

Tiny TV: Streaming Video on the Web

Philip Hunter squints at the world through RealPlayer and MediaPlayer windows.

December 1999, issue22, feature article

Planet SOSIG: Asking Questions - The CASS Social Survey Question Bank

Adam Guy writes about the Question Bank service.

December 1999, issue22, regular column

Digitizing Wilfrid

Philip Hunter talks to Stuart Lee about the prizewinning 'Wilfrid Owen Multimedia Digital Archive' and the JTAP 'Virtual Seminars on WW1'.

September 1999, issue21, feature article

Unix: What Is mod_perl?

Ian Peacock explains mod_perl technology for supercharging the Apache Server.

September 1999, issue21, tooled up

Web Cache: Clashing with Caching?

Ruth Jenkins explores some cache related issues for Library and Information Services

September 1999, issue21, tooled up

CLUMPS in the Real World

Juliet Dye and Jane Harrington look into evaluation procedures for the CLUMPS projects.

June 1999, issue20, feature article

Windows NT Explorer

Brett Burridge discusses Active Server Pages (ASP) - one of the most useful facilities provided by Windows NT server.

June 1999, issue20, tooled up

Web Watch: 404s, What's Missing?

Brian Kelly discusses 404 'not found' messages, and why you don't always get the same one.

June 1999, issue20, tooled up

EEVL Eye on Engineering

The EEVL Team explore Internet Resources in Petroleum Engineering and Electronics, take a glance at engineering resources in Australia and South East Asia and give the latest news from the EEVL service.

March 1999, issue19, regular column

Biz/Ed Bulletin

Kate Sharp and Libby Miller describe Business and Economics Resources on the Internet.

March 1999, issue19, regular column

Web Focus: Extending Your Browser

Brian Kelly on techniques for extending the capabilities of your browser.

March 1999, issue19, tooled up

BIDS Begets Ingenta

The University of Bath concluded an agreement to sign over the ownership of BIDS to a new organisation known as ingenta ltd, while still retaining a substantial share. Terry Morrow looks at the implications of the change, and reviews the latest developments in the services offered.

December 1998, issue18, feature article

Web Focus: The Role of the Web Editor

Brian Kelly asks, does 'web editor' mean Unix guru or an HTML coder?

December 1998, issue18, regular column

Search Engines Corner

Dave Beckett discusses the best of the search engine features.

July 1998, issue16, regular column

Web Focus: Ways of Exploiting New Technologies

Brian Kelly discusses Intermediaries: Ways Of Exploiting New Technologies.

July 1998, issue16, regular column

What Is XML?

Brian Kelly elucidates another infuriating three letter acronym: XML.

May 1998, issue15, tooled up

Netskills Corner: Multimedia Web Design

Netskills Corner: Multimedia Web Design: Walter Scales considers multimedia web design, asking whether we are running down an up escalator.

March 1998, issue14, regular column

Web Focus: Animate Your Pages

Brian Kelly gives an introduction to Dynamic HTML, explaining recent developments that enable dynamic web pages to be produced using simple scripting languages such as Javascript.

March 1998, issue14, regular column

Planet SOSIG: DESIRE Training for the Distributed Internet Cataloguing Model

Lesly Huxley looks at the work of the project DESIRE: Training for the Distributed Internet Cataloguing Model.

November 1997, issue12, regular column

Web Focus: WebWatching UK Universities and Colleges

Brian Kelly describes the WebWatch project.

November 1997, issue12, regular column

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