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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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WWW2002 Here

Libby Miller sends notes from the WW2002 conference in Hawaii.

July 2002, issue32, event report

Wire: Interview with Nick Gibbins

Nick Gibbins is put under the virtual spotlight to answer a few questions via email.

January 1997, issue7, regular column

Wire: Interview with Icarus Sparry

In his own words, Icarus Sparry tells us how what he is doing at the University of Bath, as well as revealing his own opinions on various aspects of networking, such as firewalls and network charging.

March 1997, issue8, regular column

Wire: Interview Via Email With Jon Knight and Martin Hamilton

In this interview we question Knight and Martin Hamilton and present their replies.

May 1997, issue9, regular column

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

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

What Is XML?

Brian Kelly elucidates another infuriating three letter acronym: XML.

May 1998, issue15, tooled up

What Is a URI and Why Does It Matter?

Henry S. Thompson describes how recent developments in Web technology have affected the relationship between URI and resource representation and the related consequences.

October 2010, issue65, feature article

What Features in a Portal?

Geoff Butters analyses the features found in various types of portal, and includes a comparison with the planned features for the JISC Subject Portals.

April 2003, issue35, feature article

WebWatch: Surfing Historical UK University Web Sites

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

April 2003, issue35, tooled up

WebWatch: How Accessible Are Australian University Web Sites?

Dey Alexander reports on a recent study of the accessibility of Australian university Web sites.

January 2004, issue38, regular column

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

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

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

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

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

Web Focus: WebWatching UK Universities and Colleges

Brian Kelly describes the WebWatch project.

November 1997, issue12, regular column

Web Focus: Ways of Exploiting New Technologies

Brian Kelly discusses Intermediaries: Ways Of Exploiting New Technologies.

July 1998, issue16, regular column

Web Focus: The Web on Your TV

Brian Kelly takes a look at a digital TV box which provides Web and email access in your living room.

July 2004, issue40, tooled up

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

Web Focus: Report on the WWW 6 Conference

Brian Kelly describes the sixth International World Wide Web conference which took place in California from 7 – 11 April 1997.

May 1997, issue9, tooled up

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 Focus: Guidelines for URI Naming Policies

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

April 2002, issue31, tooled up

Web Focus: Extending Your Browser

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

March 1999, issue19, tooled up

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

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

Web Cache: Clashing with Caching?

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

September 1999, issue21, tooled up

Visualising Building Access Data

Gary Brewerton and Jason Cooper describe how the imposition of visitor access control for safety purposes was developed into a useful management tool to measure library building usage.

November 2014, issue73, tooled up

Unix: What Is mod_perl?

Ian Peacock explains mod_perl technology for supercharging the Apache Server.

September 1999, issue21, tooled up

Tiny TV: Streaming Video on the Web

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

December 1999, issue22, feature article

Through the Web Authoring Tools

Paul Browning offers a technical review of new approaches to Web publishing.

April 2004, issue39, tooled up

The Wellcome Library, Digital

Christy Henshaw and Robert Kiley describe how the Wellcome Library has transformed its information systems to support mass digitisation of historic collections.

July 2013, issue71, feature article

The Second International M-Libraries Conference

Keren Mills reports on a two-day conference exploring and sharing delivery of services and resources to users 'on the move,' via mobile and hand-held devices.

July 2009, issue60, event report

The Library Association Web Site

Alan Cooper and Finbarr Joy talk about the past, present and future of the Library Association Web Site.

July 1997, issue10, review

The LEODIS Database

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

March 2001, issue27, feature article

The European Library: Integrated Access to the National Libraries of Europe

Britta Woldering describes the findings of the recently completed EU Project The European Library, focusing on technical solutions and metadata development.

January 2004, issue38, 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

Take a Peek Beneath the EPrints V3 Wrappers

With v3 officially launched at the Open Repositories Conference in San Antonio last week, William Nixon and Peter Millington report on the EPrints 3 pre-launch briefing in London, 8 December 2006.

January 2007, issue50, event report

Syndicated Content: It's More Than Just Some File Formats?

Paul Miller takes a look at issues arising from the current enthusiasm for syndicating content to portals or other web sites, and offers some guidelines for good practice.

April 2003, issue35, feature article

Survive or Thrive

Ed Fay reports on a two-day conference organised by UKOLN on behalf of JISC to consider growth and use of digital content on the Web, which was held in Manchester in June 2010.

October 2010, issue65, event report

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