How to Read & Write HTML Form Data

Published on: October 22, 2016

Welcome to the eighteenth Easy JavaScript Tutorial, Beginner JavaScript Tutorial, part of Easy Programming! In this tutorial, we're going to look how we can read and write form element values. In the past, we used both hard coded methods, the javascript console, and prompts to get user input. In the real world, the most common ways to get input are through form elements (and course, button clicks). 


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Combine this tutorial with the 17th Easy JS tutorial (onclick Event Handler) and and make your web project even more interactive!

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