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…understanding javascript
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attribution: jQuery Fundamentals
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-jQuery is built on top of JavaScript, a rich and expressive language in its own
-right. This section covers the basic concepts of JavaScript, as well as some
-frequent pitfalls for people who have not used JavaScript before. While it will
-be of particular value to people with no programming experience, even people
-who have used other programming languages may benefit from learning about some
-of the peculiarities of JavaScript.
+jQuery is built on top of JavaScript, a rich and expressive language in its own right. This means when using jQuery, we are still writing valid JavaScript; it just serves as a framework to make many aspects of writing JavaScript easier and more reliable in the various browser environments. With that said, a basic knowledge of JavaScript will go a long way in understanding, structuring, and debugging our code; jQuery will just help make that basic knowledge go much, much further.
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+This section covers the basic concepts of JavaScript, as well as some frequent pitfalls many developers fall into during their first foray into the language. While it will be of particular value to people with little to no programming experience, even people who have used other programming languages may benefit from learning about some of the peculiarities of JavaScript.

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