That is not the point. Even basic JS can be good or bad. For example, rather than outputting a result with
To any aspiring web developers out there who may come across this message board - don't be put off by people who read so much into standards and compliance that they can live their lives on forums causing unnecessary arguments - feel free to learn - make mistakes - don't be a perfectionist - it's still possible to earn a living by not being perfect :)
Every web developer that I know personally (throughout numerous companies) would look at this forum and laugh at it for being so pedantic and petulant, infact - everyone whose seen it has :cool:
Is that how you react if you’re short of real arguments?
As for alerts - here's what they look like in Opera
and here's what they look like in Firefox and Chrome
Do you really want your visitors selecting the disable option?
Seriously what the hell are those screenshots? If I want to check my JS is working I'll do a basic alert("hello") and it comes up in a dialogue box like it always has done - I'm not telling him to use it in his live code and saying he can use the most basic of examples by seeing his JS is having an effect when he loads the page.