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String Objects – Case Sensitivity

In JavaScript, case matters. It is a case sensitive language. Because of that, you have to keep in mind that when you are working with data, you might have equivalent data, but JavaScript does not see it as such. For example, the string “javascript rules!” is equivalent in data to

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String Objects – Specific Character

The method I am going to cover in today’s post is very similar to the last post (indexOf). Today, I am going to cover the charAt() method. This string method searches through a string to find a particular character whereas indexOf() is primarily used to find substrings or groups of

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String Objects – Substring

In a continuation of my last post, I want to cover another useful method for string objects…indexOf(). I know indexOf() sounds cryptic, but it is fairly straight forward. It simply allows you to search to see if a string contains a substring. A substring is a portion of a string.

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String Objects – Length

Strings are primitive JavaScript objects. Since they are objects, we can tap into some built-in methods to make string manipulation easier. So over the next several posts, I want to delve into a few of these more helpful methods. Today, I want to cover the length property. The length property

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An Object within an Object

One thing that is helpful to learn when programming in JavaScript is that nearly everything is an object. We can then use objects to create other objects. Sort of like a copying of the data. It is not a complete “copy and paste”, which I will blog about later, but

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Sorting It Out

When dealing with objects and data, there are times you need to put the data in a specific order, such as alphabetical. There are various ways to go about sorting. You could loop through an array, for example, and do some comparisons and swap data around as needed. So, while

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