JavaScript For Dummies / Edition 2

JavaScript For Dummies / Edition 2

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by Emily A. Vander Veer
     
 

Everyone is creating Web pages for fun and profit — now, no matter how little programming experience you have, you can get into the action as well with JavaScript For Dummies, 2nd Edition. This easy-to-use reference takes the mystery out of creating vibrant, attention-getting Web pages by using the latest version of JavaScript. Use the design tips and

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Overview

Everyone is creating Web pages for fun and profit — now, no matter how little programming experience you have, you can get into the action as well with JavaScript For Dummies, 2nd Edition. This easy-to-use reference takes the mystery out of creating vibrant, attention-getting Web pages by using the latest version of JavaScript. Use the design tips and real-life sample JavaScript code you find in this book to wake up your Web pages and keep those Web surfers coming back for more!

Inside, find helpful advice on how to

  • Add JavaScript scripts to existing HTML code to create easy-to-use forms for users to fill out
  • Take advantage of the latest JavaScript features available in Netscape Navigator 4.0 and Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0
  • Integrate other programming languages, such as C++ and Java, with JavaScript to create powerful multimedia applications
  • Test and debug your scripts with ease
  • Explore options for creating full-blown client-server applications with JavaScript
  • Test-drive the latest cool JavaScript tools

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764502231
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/28/1997
Series:
For Dummies Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
7.42(w) x 9.28(h) x 1.04(d)

Meet the Author

Emily A. Vander Veer has written several Internet-related books, including IDG Books' JavaScript For Dummies and JavaBeans For Dummies. Her work has appeared in numerous online and print publications including Byte, CNET, Object Magazine, and WEBTechniques.
Emily resides in the hill country of Austin, Texas, where she lives with her husband, Clay (a jazz guitarist nonpareil), and her two-pound pooches, Lochlan and Ceilidh. When she's not hard at work at her keyboard, Emily enjoys traveling, both in the U.S. and abroad.
You can contact Emily by e-mail at emilyv@sprynet.com or visit her on the Web at home.sprynet.com/sprynet/emilyv.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Building Killer Web Pages for Fun and Profit.

Chapter 1: Hitting the Highlights: JavaScript Basics.

Chapter 2: First Things First: Getting Started with JavaScript.

Chapter 3: Low-Budget HTML Primer.

Chapter 4: Object-Oriented Concepts.

Chapter 5: A Bird's-Eye View of the JavaScript Language.

Part II: JavaScript in Action.

Chapter 6: Hunting and Gathering (And Validating) User Input.

Chapter 7: Getting a Handle on Events.

Chapter 8: Take Control!

Chapter 9: Hey! Can I Get Some Service Around Here?

Part III: JavaScript Language Reference.

Chapter 10: Fun with Objects.

Chapter 11: For Sale by Owner: Object Properties.

Chapter 12: There's a Method to This Madness.

Chapter 13: Fully Functioning.

Chapter 14: How Do You Handle a Hungry Event? Event Handlers!

Part IV: Advanced JavaScript Topics.

Chapter 15: Cool JavaScript Tricks.

Chapter 16: JavaScript ToolTime.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 17: Top Ten (Or So) Online JavaScript Resources.

Chapter 18: Ten (Or So) Most Common JavaScript Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them).

Chapter 19: Ten (Or So) Tips for Debugging Your Scripts.

Appendix A: JavaScript Reserved Words.

Appendix B: JavaScript Color Values.

Appendix C: About the CD.

Index.

End-User License Agreement.

Installation Instructions.

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