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Pick Up Keyboard Input in Javascript


This project will teach you how to pick up keyboard using javascript. Once the user press the key, it will display what key has been pressed and its keycode. It can also detect keyboard properties. You will notice that when the user press the key and hold, it has a status onkeydown event for whatever key user pressed and on released, it changes to onkeyup event. This is very useful in creating games.

Hope you learn from this.

Note: Due to the size or complexity of this submission, the author has submitted it as a .zip file to shorten your download time. After downloading it, you will need a program like Winzip to decompress it.

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