Java Script Interview Questions and Answers

What is === operator in JavaScript and how it is different from == operator?

=== operator checks for the equality. It gives true when both the compared values are having same value and same data type as === does not perform any type conversion while comparing. 

It is different from == as == does the type conversion while comparing.

What is the difference between JavaScript and Jscript?

Jscript supports more rich set of functionality/commands than the java script, through which ActiveX and local computer can be accessed. These commands are used in an intranet where the connecting computer's configuration is known and they are all being accessed using Internet Explorer. While java script targets unknown machine configuration and Jscript cannot for which java script are suitable for internet which Jscripts are not.

What is the main difference between Client side JavaScript and Server side Java Script? How actually they run on both side?

To state the main difference, JavaScript at the client side does not require a web server to make it run instead it uses the client's processor for this purpose. This eradicates the portability issue. But in server side JavaScript deployment, portability, configuration are major and vast issues and requires a web server to run the script within a page before rendering its output as a response html page.

How can JavaScript make a Web site easier to use?
JavaScript’s run on the client side which saves the server roundtrip time for small processing. It means that it makes web pages more interactive as everything is not required to be submitted at the server. Let’s consider a small clock if controlled by the server then the transmission time will make the clock faulty in this case java script is used.
How do we get JavaScript onto a web page?

The script element can directly be added inside the body of the page. It should start with the tag <script> and end with </script> tag. The script can also be added to the head tag of the web page. Similarly the other way is by placing the script in a separate file which gets downloaded on the client's machine when the page is requested.
<SCRIPT LANGUAGE='JavaScript Version'> JavaScript statements </SCRIPT>
Stored externally
<SCRIPT src='abc.js' />

How we can access Elements using java script?

Each elements of JavaScript can be accessed by their names. To access the page, document element is used and to access the browser the window element is used in the script. This element's values are required for several computing reason say validation check. 
For example:
var myID = windows.document.formLogin.userID.value;

What does isNaN function do?
Return true if the argument is not a number.
What are the problems associated with using JavaScript, and are there JavaScript techniques that you discourage?

Browser version incompatibility is the biggest problem. It requires knowing how each scriptable browser version implements its object model. You see, the incompatibility rarely has to do with the core JavaScript language (although there have been improvements to the language over time); the bulk of incompatibility issues have to do with the object models that each browser version implements.
The second biggest can of worms is scripting connections between multiple windows. A lot of scripter's like to have little windows pop up with navigation bars or some such gizmos. But the object models, especially in the older browser versions, don't make it easy to work with these windows the minute you put a user in front of them--users who can manually close windows or change their stacking order.

How do you submit a form using JavaScript?

Use document.forms[0].submit();
0 refers to the index of the form's. if you have more than one form in a page, then the first one has the index 0, second has index 1 and so on. 

How to create arrays in JavaScript?

We can declare an array like this 
var scripts = new Array(); 
We can add elements to this array like this

scripts[0] = 'PHP';
scripts[1] = 'ASP';
scripts[2] = 'JavaScript';
scripts[3] = 'HTML';
We also can create an array like this 
var no_array = new Array(21, 22, 23, 24, 25);

What is the difference between an alert box and a confirmation box?

An alert box displays only one button which is the OK button whereas the Confirm box displays two buttons namely OK and cancel. 
Alert ('Warning: Please enter an integer between 0 and 100.');
Confirm ('Do you really want to launch the missile?'); 

What is a prompt box/ input box?

A prompt box allows the user to enter input by providing a text box. 
Prompt ('What is your temperature?');

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