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The else clause is optional

Note that when writing JavaScript code, the else clause shown in Figure 5 is optional. In other words, you might choose to direct the script to take some specific action if the condition is true, but simply transfer control to thenext sequential statement in the script if the condition is false.

A selection script example

Listing 3 shows a sample script containing two selection statements (commonly called if-else statements) in sequence.

Listing 3 . A selection script example.
<!-- File JavaScript03.html --><html><body><script language="JavaScript1.3">if(3>2){ document.write("3 is greater than 2.","</br>") }else{document.write("3 is not greater than 2.") }//end ifif(3<2){ document.write("3 is less than 2.","</br>") }else{document.write("3 is not less than 2.") }//end if</script></body></html>

If 3 is greater than 2...

The conditional clause in the first if statement in Listing 3 uses the "greater-than" relational operator ">" to determine if the literal value 3 is greater than the literal value 2, producing the first line of output shown in Figure 6 .

Figure 6 . Output from script in Listing 3 .
3 is greater than 2. 3 is not less than 2.

The test returns true

Since 3 is always greater than 2, the statement in the line immediately following the first test in Listing 3 is executed and the code in the line following the word else is skipped producing the first line of output text shown in Figure 6 .

If 3 is less than 2...

The conditional clause in the second if statement in Listing 3 uses the "less-than" relational operator (see Figure 7 ) to determine if the literal value 3 is less than the literal value 2.

The test returns false

Since 3 isn't less than 2, the statement in the line immediately following the second test in Listing 3 is skipped and the statement in the line immediately following the second word else is executed producing the second line of output text shown in Figure 6 .

Relational and logical operators

I doubt that I will need to use logical operators in the modules in this collection. If I do, I will explain them at the time. However, Iwill use relational operators.

The relational operators that are supported by JavaScript are shown in Figure 7 .

Figure 7 . Relational operators.
>Left operand is greater than right operand>= Left operand is greater than or equal to right operand<Left operand is less than right operand<= Left operand is less than or equal to right operand == Left operand is equal to right operand!= Left operand is not equal to right operand

As with the arithmetic operators discussed earlier, we will use these operators extensively as we work through the physics exercises in futuremodules.


The next item in the list under Structured programming is repetition . Before I can explain repetition, however, I need to explain the use of variables.

What is a variable?

You can think of a variable as the symbolic name for a pigeonhole in memory where the script can store a value. The script can change the values stored inthat pigeonhole during the execution of the script. Once a value has been stored in a variable, that value can be accessed by calling out the name of thevariable.

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