JavaScript: The Web Warrior Series / Edition 6

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Overview


Now in its sixth edition, JAVASCRIPT guides beginning programmers through web application development using the JavaScript programming language. As with previous editions of the book, the authors introduce key web authoring techniques with a strong focus on industry application. New coverage includes developing for touchscreen and mobile devices, and using the jQuery library. A real-world project, similar to what students would encounter in a professional setting, is developed chapter by chapter. Because professional web development jobs often require programmers to add features to existing sites, each chapter project uses a professionally designed web site. After completing a course using this textbook, students will be able to use JavaScript to build professional quality, dynamic web sites.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781305078444
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 9/5/2014
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 928
  • Sales rank: 590,145
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author


Sasha Vodnik is a web developer and author with over 15 years of experience creating web content and writing about it. He enjoys the challenge of keeping on top of the fast-changing landscape of the modern web, as well as explaining how to write clean, powerful code in languages like HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and XML.

Don Gosselin is a technical communications expert with more than 20 years of experience, including application development, technical writing, training, and curriculum development. In addition to JavaScript, he has written or contributed to textbooks on Java programming, Microsoft Visual C++, Web design technologies, Web programming languages, XHTML, PHP programming with MySQL, and ASP.NET programming with C# and SQL Server.

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Table of Contents


1. Introduction to JavaScript. 2. Working with Functions, Data Types, and Operators. 3. Building Arrays and Controlling Flow. 4. Debugging and Error Handling. 5. Working with the Document Object Model (DOM) and DHTML. 6. Enhancing and Validating Forms. 7. Using Object-Oriented JavaScript. 8. Manipulating Data in Strings and Arrays. 9. Managing State Information and Security. 10. Programming for Touchscreens and Mobile Devices. 11. Updating Web Pages with Ajax. 12. Introduction to jQuery. Appendix A: Installing and Configuring a Testing Server. Appendix B: Working with HTML and CSS. Appendix C: JavaScript Reference. Appendix D: Solutions to Short Quizzes.
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