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JavaScript Cookbook
     

JavaScript Cookbook

by Shelley Powers
 

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Problem solving with JavaScript is a lot trickier now that its use has expanded considerably in size, scope, and complexity. This cookbook has your back, with recipes for common tasks across the JavaScript world, whether you’re working in the browser, the server, or a mobile environment. Each recipe includes reusable code and practical advice for tackling

Overview

Problem solving with JavaScript is a lot trickier now that its use has expanded considerably in size, scope, and complexity. This cookbook has your back, with recipes for common tasks across the JavaScript world, whether you’re working in the browser, the server, or a mobile environment. Each recipe includes reusable code and practical advice for tackling JavaScript objects, Node, Ajax, JSON, data persistence, graphical and media applications, complex frameworks, modular JavaScript, APIs, and many related technologies.

Aimed at people who have some experience with JavaScript, the first part covers traditional uses of JavaScript, along with new ideas and improved functionality. The second part dives into the server, mobile development, and a plethora of leading-edge tools. You’ll save time—and learn more about JavaScript in the process.

Topics include:

Classic JavaScript:

  • Arrays, functions, and the JavaScript Object
  • Accessing the user interface
  • Testing and accessibility
  • Creating and using JavaScript libraries
  • Client-server communication with Ajax
  • Rich, interactive web effects

JavaScript, All Blown Up:

  • New ECMAScript standard objects
  • Using Node on the server
  • Modularizing and managing JavaScript
  • Complex JavaScript frameworks
  • Advanced client-server communications
  • Visualizations and client-server graphics
  • Mobile application development

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781491901885
Publisher:
O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/13/2015
Pages:
634
Sales rank:
1,326,832
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 4.20(d)

Meet the Author

Shelley Powers has been working with, and writing about, web technologies—from the first release of JavaScript to the latest graphics and design tools—for more than 12 years. Her recent O'Reilly books have covered the semantic web, Ajax, JavaScript, and web graphics. She's an avid amateur photographer and web development aficionado, who enjoys applying her latest experiments on her many web sites.

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