Setup Development Environment for JavaScript

In order to work with JavaScript, you need to install the following tools:

  1. Browser
  2. Editor

Browser

You can install any browser as per your preference e.g. Internet Explorer,Chrome, FireFox, Safari, Opera etc. JavaScript works on any web browser on any OS.

Editor

You can write JavaScript code using a simple editor like Notepad. However, you can also install any open source or licensed IDE in order to get IntelliSense support for JavaScript and syntax error/warning highlighter e.g. Visual Studio, Aptana, Eclipse etc.

Prefer an editor which has built-in features of IntelliSense support and syntax error highlighter for speedy development.

Online Editor

You can also use online editor to learn JavaScript e.g. plnkr.co, jsfiddle.net or jsbin.com.

Learn where to write JavaScript code in a web page in the next section.