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JavaScript Introduction to Programming Basics Writing Your Program

Farhan Khan
Farhan Khan
17,530 Points

local host on window

Why does localhost (XXAMP) not execute .js files in Chrome's development tool? I know its a client side but can I run it on localhost?

Thas Eagans
Thas Eagans
Courses Plus Student 2,533 Points

You are aware that Javascript is client side right? It's executed by the browser. You don't need to run Javascript on a server. Unless I'm misunderstanding your question. If so, my apology.


1 Answer

Ricky Catron
Ricky Catron
13,023 Points

If your JavaScript is not running it is not because of XXamp. If your trying to use Node or some kind of JavaScript backend then XXamp is not what you want. Else I would check your links to the files. It should not run any different on localhost then on a website.

Goodluck! --Ricky