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Linear Search in JavaScript

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Submitted on: 11/16/2015 1:04:17 PM
By: Jake R. Pomperada  
Level: Beginner
User Rating: Unrated
Compatibility: JavaScript
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     A simple program that I wrote in JavaScript the shows the concept of linear search or sequential search of a series of numbers given by the user. If you have some questions please send me an email at jake.r.pomperada@gmail.com and jakerpomperada@yahoo.com. My mobile number here in the Philippines is 09173084360.

 
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'**************************************
' Name: Linear Search in JavaScript
' Description:A simple program that I wrote in JavaScript the shows the concept of linear search or sequential search of a series of numbers given by the user.
If you have some questions please send me an email at jake.r.pomperada@gmail.com and jakerpomperada@yahoo.com. 
My mobile number here in the Philippines is 09173084360.
' By: Jake R. Pomperada
'**************************************

<html>
 <head>
<title> Linear Search </title>
 </head>
<body> 
<script>
var values=[];
 for (a=0; a<5; a++) {
input = values.push(Number(prompt("Enter item value at no. " + (a+1))));
 }
 
 search_value = Number(prompt("Enter value to find"));
 document.write("<font face='arial' size='4'>List of values");
 document.write(" given by the user </font>");
 document.write("<br><br>");
 
 for (a=0;a<5; a++) {
document.write("<font face='arial' size='4'> " +values[a] + "");
}
 
 document.write("<br>");
 
 for (a=0; a<5; a++) {
if (values[a] == search_value)
	 {
	 document.write("<br>");
	 document.write("<font face='arial' size='4'>The value number "
	 +search_value + " is present at location " + (a+1) + ". </font>");
	break;
	 }
 } 
 if (values[a] != search_value) {
document.write("<br>")
document.write("<font face='arial' size='4'> The value number " 
+ search_value + " is not present from the list. </font>");
}
 </script>
 </body>
 </html> 


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