JavaScript Pocket Reference [NOOK Book]

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JavaScript is the ubiquitous programming language of the Web, and for more than 15 years, JavaScript: The Definitive Guide has been the bible of JavaScript programmers around the world. Ideal for JavaScript developers at any level, this book is an all-new excerpt of The Definitive Guide, collecting the essential parts of that hefty volume into this slim yet dense pocket reference.

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JavaScript Pocket Reference

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Overview

JavaScript is the ubiquitous programming language of the Web, and for more than 15 years, JavaScript: The Definitive Guide has been the bible of JavaScript programmers around the world. Ideal for JavaScript developers at any level, this book is an all-new excerpt of The Definitive Guide, collecting the essential parts of that hefty volume into this slim yet dense pocket reference.

The first 9 chapters document the latest version (ECMAScript 5) of the core JavaScript language, covering:

  • Types, values, and variables
  • Operators, expressions, and statements
  • Objects and arrays
  • Functions and classes

The next 5 chapters document the fundamental APIs for using JavaScript with HTML5 and explain how to:

  • Interact with web browser windows
  • Script HTML documents and document elements
  • Modify and apply CSS styles and classes
  • Respond to user input events
  • Communicate with web servers
  • Store data locally on the user's computer

This book is a perfect companion to jQuery Pocket Reference.

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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: 441,390
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

David Flanagan is a JavaScript programmer at Mozilla. His books with O’Reilly include JavaScript: The Definitive Guide, jQuery Pocket Reference, The Ruby Programming Language, and Java in a Nutshell. David has a degree in computer science and engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He lives with his wife and children in the U.S. Pacific Northwest between the cities of Seattle, Washington, and Vancouver, British Columbia. David has a blog 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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