Learning JavaScript: A Hands-On Guide to the Fundamentals of Modern JavaScript

Learning JavaScript: A Hands-On Guide to the Fundamentals of Modern JavaScript
  • Paperback: 360 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook; 1st edition (August 5, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0321832744
  • ISBN-13: 978-0321832740
eBook Description:

Get Started Fast with Modern JavaScript Web Development!

The emergence of web technologies like HTML5, jQuery, and Ajax has supercharged interest in JavaScript but newcomers to the language have found it practically impossible to find a useful, hands-on introduction to modern JavaScript programming. Equally valuable as both a tutorial and reference, Learning JavaScript: A Hands-On Guide to the Fundamentals of Modern JavaScript is the book todays JavaScript beginners have been searching for. Leading web developer, speaker, and innovator Tim Wright has brought together everything JavaScript novices need to know and hes completely avoided all the “filler” and obsolete content that make other JavaScript books so frustrating. Step by step, Wright illuminates key techniques ranging from events to data storage, code organization to library usage and integration with HTML5 and CSS3. This authoritative, enthusiastic book will prepare readers to apply JavaScript best practices in production projects, writing robust, secure code for the design level (jQuery, interface design), the development level (NodeJS, front-end templating), or both.

Learning JavaScript: A Hands-On Guide to the Fundamentals of Modern JavaScript

With the arrival of HTML5, jQuery, and Ajax, JavaScript web development skills are more valuable than ever! This complete, hands-on JavaScript tutorial covers everything you need to know now. Using line-by-line code walkthroughs and end-of-chapter exercises, top web developer and speaker Tim Wright will help you get results fast, even if you’ve never written a line of JavaScript before.

Learning JavaScript: A Hands-On Guide to the Fundamentals of Modern JavaScript

The emergence of web technologies like HTML5, jQuery, and Ajax has supercharged interest in JavaScript but newcomers to the language have found it practically impossible to find a useful, hands-on introduction to modern JavaScript programming. Equally valuable as both a tutorial and reference, Learning JavaScript: A Hands-On Guide to the Fundamentals of Modern JavaScript is the book todays JavaScript beginners have been searching for. Leading web developer, speaker, and innovator Tim Wright has brought together everything JavaScript novices need to know and hes completely avoided all the “filler” and obsolete content that make other JavaScript books so frustrating. Step by step, Wright illuminates key techniques ranging from events to data storage, code organization to library usage and integration with HTML5 and CSS3. This authoritative, enthusiastic book will prepare readers to apply JavaScript best practices in production projects, writing robust, secure code for the design level (jQuery, interface design), the development level (NodeJS, front-end templating), or both.

Smart, friendly, enthusiastic, and packed with modern examples, Learning JavaScript covers both design-level and development-level JavaScript. You’ll find expert knowledge and best practices for everything from jQuery and interface design to code organization and front-end templating. Wright’s focused coverage includes regular break points and clear reviews that make modern JavaScript easier to learn and easier to use!

Learning JavaScript is your fastest route to success with JavaScript whether you’re entirely new to the language or you need to sharpen and upgrade skills you first learned a decade ago!

Coverage includes:

  • Mastering all of the JavaScript concepts and terminology you need to write new programs or efficiently modify existing code
  • Creating robust, secure code for both the design and development levels
  • Maximizing usability, reusability, accessibility, clarity, security, and performance
  • Taking full advantage of the browser environments your code will run in
  • Accessing the DOM to create behaviors and data interactions
  • Storing data for easy and efficient access
  • Using variables, functions, loops, and other core language features
  • Interacting with users through events
  • Communicating with servers through Ajax
  • Improving your productivity with JavaScript libraries

Features:

  • Concise, readable, and friendly: get up and running fast on JavaScript!
  • Covers everything students need to know to move forward with either design-level JS (jQuery, interface design) or development-level JS (NodeJS, front-end templating)
  • Walks through code examples line by line, helping students start using the language properly, to maximize both performance and security
  • This book will come with Chapter Power Point Slides and Chapter Exercises for course use.

Learning JavaScript: A Hands-On Guide to the Fundamentals of Modern JavaScript

The emergence of web technologies like HTML5, jQuery, and Ajax has supercharged interest in JavaScript but newcomers to the language have found it practically impossible to find a useful, hands-on introduction to modern JavaScript programming. Equally valuable as both a tutorial and reference, Learning JavaScript: A Hands-On Guide to the Fundamentals of Modern JavaScript is the book todays JavaScript beginners have been searching for. Leading web developer, speaker, and innovator Tim Wright has brought together everything JavaScript novices need to know and hes completely avoided all the “filler” and obsolete content that make other JavaScript books so frustrating. Step by step, Wright illuminates key techniques ranging from events to data storage, code organization to library usage and integration with HTML5 and CSS3. This authoritative, enthusiastic book will prepare readers to apply JavaScript best practices in production projects, writing robust, secure code for the design level (jQuery, interface design), the development level (NodeJS, front-end templating), or both.

Get Started Fast with Modern JavaScript Web Development!

With the arrival of HTML5, jQuery, and Ajax, JavaScript web development skills are more valuable than ever! This complete, hands-on JavaScript tutorial covers everything you need to know now. Using line-by-line code walkthroughs and end-of-chapter exercises, top web developer and speaker Tim Wright will help you get results fast, even if you’ve never written a line of JavaScript before.

Smart, friendly, enthusiastic, and packed with modern examples, Learning JavaScript covers both design-level and development-level JavaScript. You’ll find expert knowledge and best practices for everything from jQuery and interface design to code organization and front-end templating. Wright’s focused coverage includes regular break points and clear reviews that make modern JavaScript easier to learn and easier to use!

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