It was invented by Brendan Eich, co-founder of the Mozilla project, the Mozilla Foundation, and the Mozilla Corporation.
var moveItFunctionName = "moveit";
var http = new XMLHttpRequest();
And all these variables (you counted 5) are collected inside a function.
2. It turned out (and this is getting ahead of the story) that phone-to-display connectivity is not much in demand. Very few people are motivated to try to control a public displays with a phone.
You can go into this in detail further on, but let's just leave it at this:
- And, it may not be worth the work because it's not something that people are generally excited about enough to use it.
In the meantime, let's move onto the prizes, which also turned out to be... a learning experience.