javascript comment tutorial

JavaScript comments are used to explain the JavaScript code logic. JavaScript comments are ignored by JavaScript translator. It makes JavaScript code more readable.

Types of JavaScript comments:

1. Single-line Comment
2. Multi-line Comment

JavaScript Single-line Comment:

The double forward slashes (//) are used for Single line comments. Anything between // to end of the line will be ignored by JavaScript translator.

Syntax:

<script>  
//Single line comment  
JavaScript Code
</script>

JavaScript Single-line Comment Example:

<html>
<body>
<script>  
// Single line comment  
document.write("Hello tutorialspointexamples.com");  
</script> 
</body>
</html>

Output:

JS Bin on jsbin.com

JavaScript Multi-line Comment:

The Multi line comments start with forward slash with asterisk /* and end with asterisk with forward slash*/. Anything between /* and */ will be ignored by JavaScript translator. It can be used to comment single as well as multiple lines.

Syntax:

<script>  
/* Multi-line comment  
This line will not execute */
JavaScript Code
</script>

JavaScript Multi-line Comment Example:

<html>
<body>
<script>  
/* Multi-line comment  
This line will not execute */
document.write("Hello tutorialspointexamples.com");  
</script> 
</body> 
</html>

Output:

JS Bin on jsbin.com