September 9th, 2013, 11:52 AM
Well, I see how to do everything, but the question is what truely is needed. If a variable doesn't exist, MUST you declare it via 'var varname'? Or is it ok to declare by assigning a value like 'varname = "Some value."'?
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September 9th, 2013, 12:27 PM
Unless you declare a variable using the var keyword, then you are not actually working with a variable. Rather, what happens is you just end up implicitly creating a new property on the global object (window). In most cases, it looks and feels the same as a variable, but there is a technical difference between the two situations.
You should always declare your variables using var blah to prevent scope issues and prevent mucking up the global object with unnecessary properties
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