JavaScript Programmer's Reference

JavaScript Programmer's Reference

by Thomas Valentine, Jonathan Reid
     
 

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JavaScript Programmer's Reference is an invaluable resource that won't stray far from your desktop (or your tablet!). It contains detailed information on every JavaScript object and command, and combines that reference withpractical examples showcasing how you can use those commands inthe real world. Whether you're just checking the syntax of a

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Overview

JavaScript Programmer's Reference is an invaluable resource that won't stray far from your desktop (or your tablet!). It contains detailed information on every JavaScript object and command, and combines that reference withpractical examples showcasing how you can use those commands inthe real world. Whether you're just checking the syntax of a method or you're starting out on the road to JavaScript mastery, the JavaScript Programmer's Referencewill be an essential aid.

With a detailed and informative tutorial section giving you the ins and outs of programming with JavaScript and the DOMfollowed by a command-by-command reference, your next project will pop with interactivity and keep your audience coming back for more. JavaScript Programmer's Reference isyour one-stop source for everything you'll need to know to become a cutting edge web developer using the latest tools and techniques available today.

  • In depth explanations and activities to explain not just the command in question, but why it is used in that way
  • Progressive learning curve to not overwhelm and confuse you
  • Handy and extremely informative quick-reference of every command within the JavaScript & DOM specifications

What you’ll learn

  • Create web pages of any length or complexity.
  • Access browser controls to further your page's functionality.
  • Design and program custom features into a web page, such as recording and acting on user preferences.
  • Offer prospective employers an advanced skill set that is in high demand.
  • Converse intelligently with other developers using universally agreed-upon terminology.
  • Discover your full potential and realize that you now know enough to explore other, more powerful web development languages.


Who this book is for

Web developers of any skill level will find this book to be invaluable.The tutorials clearly explain the use of the two languages for the new user as well as providing a quick reference for the experienced developer to use when a command's use or syntax is in question.

Table of Contents

  1. JavaScript Basics
  2. JavaScript Nuts & Bolts
  3. The DOM
  4. Practical JavaScript
  5. JavaScript Global Objects Reference
  6. JavaScript Control Statements Reference
  7. JavaScript Operators Reference
  8. The DOM Reference


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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781430246299
Publisher:
Apress
Publication date:
06/04/2013
Edition description:
2013
Pages:
296
Sales rank:
1,255,011
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Thomas Valentine is a LAMP, Perl, PHP and MySQL web developer, programmer and expert. He's been an active Web developer for years now.

Jonathan Reid has been building web applications professionally for almost two decades. He has built everything from simple informational websites all the way up to complex scientific and business applications, all using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. In addition Jon has worked at some of the top interactive agencies in the United States (EffectiveUI, Crispin Porter + Bogusky) and so he knows what it is like to implement difficult and complex requirements with web technologies on a tight deadline. He currently works for Google, where he is a senior developer on Google Web Designer, an HTML5 authoring tool. Jon lives in Sunnyvale with his partner of 14 years.

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