JavaScript Pocket Reference [NOOK Book]

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JavaScript—the powerful, object-based scripting language that can be embedded directly into HTML pages—has earned its place in the web developer's toolkit, to the extent that it's now considered required knowledge for web developers. You can use JavaScript to create dynamic, interactive applications that run completely within a web browser. JavaScript is also the language of choice for developing Dynamic HTML content. Because its syntax is based on the popular programming languages C, C++, and Java, JavaScript is...

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JavaScript Pocket Reference

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Overview

JavaScript—the powerful, object-based scripting language that can be embedded directly into HTML pages—has earned its place in the web developer's toolkit, to the extent that it's now considered required knowledge for web developers. You can use JavaScript to create dynamic, interactive applications that run completely within a web browser. JavaScript is also the language of choice for developing Dynamic HTML content. Because its syntax is based on the popular programming languages C, C++, and Java, JavaScript is familiar and easy to learn for experienced programmers. At the same time, it's an interpreted scripting language, providing a flexible, forgiving programming environment for new programmers.

The JavaScript Pocket Reference, 2nd Edition, provides a complete overview of the core JavaScript language and client-side scripting environment, as well as quick-reference material on core and client-side objects, methods, and properties. The new edition has been revised to cover JavaScript 1.5, and is particularly useful for developers working with the standards-compliant web browsers, such as Internet Explorer 6, Netscape 7, and Mozilla. Ideal as an introduction for beginners and a quick reference for advanced developers, this pocket-sized book is easy to take anywhere and serves as the perfect companion volume to the bestselling JavaScript: The Definitive Guide, 4th Edition.

O'Reilly's Pocket References have become a favorite among developers everywhere. By providing a wealth of important details in a concise, well-organized format, these handy books deliver just what you need to complete the task at hand. When you've reached a sticking point and need to get to the answer quickly, the new JavaScript Pocket Reference is the book you'll want close at hand.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781449335991
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/9/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 280
  • Sales rank: 419,041
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet the Author

David Flanagan is a computer programmer who spends most of his time writing about JavaScript and Java. His books with O'Reilly include Java in a Nutshell, Java Examples in a Nutshell, Java Foundation Classes in a Nutshell, JavaScript: The Definitive Guide, and JavaScript Pocket Reference. David has a degree in computer science and engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He lives with his wife and son in the U.S. Pacific Northwest bewteen the cities of Seattle, Washington and Vancouver, British Columbia. David has a simple website at http://www.davidflanagan.com.

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Table of Contents

The JavaScript Language 1
Syntax 1
Variables 3
Data Types 4
Expressions and Operators 9
Statements 12
Object-Oriented JavaScript 18
Regular Expressions 19
Versions of JavaScript 22
Client-side JavaScript 24
JavaScript in HTML 25
The Window Object 26
The Document Object 32
The Legacy DOM 33
The W3C DOM 38
IE 4 DUM 43
DHTML: Scripting CSS Styles 45
Events and Event Handling 47
JavaScript Security Restrictions 51
JavaScript API Reference 52
Anchor 54
Applet 54
Arguments 55
Array 56
Attr 58
Boolean 58
Comment 59
DOMException 59
DOMImplementation 60
Date 61
Document 65
DocumentFragment 71
Element 72
Error 78
Event 78
Form 84
Function 86
Global 87
History 89
Image 89
Input 91
Layer 93
Link 97
Location 99
Math 99
Navigator 102
Node 104
Number 107
Object 109
Option 110
RegExp 111
Screen 113
Select 113
String 115
Style 118
Text 119
Textarea 120
Window 122
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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 12, 2013

    VERY GOOD

    Excellent book i deffinetly recomend this book!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    :) happy coding!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 10, 2012

    Helpfull

    I was ok at coding now im great

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