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JavaScript JavaScript Loops, Arrays and Objects Simplify Repetitive Tasks with Loops What are Loops?

Let’ What is this?

In Dave's JS Loops & Arrays he introduces something in HTML that I'm not familiar with: Let’ What the heck is this?

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
  <meta charset="UTF-8">
  <title>Let&rsquo;s Make Random Numbers</title>
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="styles.css">
</head>
<body>
<h1>Let&rsquo;s Make Random Numbers</h1>
<script src='scripts.js'></script>
</body>
</html>

2 Answers

HTML uses some special character encoding - like © (which makes the copyright symbol). I think $rsquo; stands for "right side quote". Some symbols like greater than and less then just won't show up because the browser thinks you are trying to write HTML. For more symbols & character codes check the list at: http://www.w3schools.com/html/html_symbols.asp

geoffrey
geoffrey
28,724 Points

Yep, that's what we call HTML entities.