array is a way or storing similar type of data for later access.
array is a user-defined object and they are accessed differently that other objects are accessed.
array uses a single variable name to store multiple values.
They can be accessed using an
index number or in the case of the
associative arrays using just a string.
For example if you want to print the name of all students of a class you can use
You could use regular variables to store the names of the students then type into a
document.write() method the names of the variables, but that will take a very long time.
Instead you could use an
array to store the students’ name and access it easily using a