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The essential JavaScript resource—fully updated

Design, debug, and publish high-performance web pages and applications using tested techniques and best practices from expert developers. The all-new edition of this comprehensive guide has been thoroughly revised and expanded to cover the latest JavaScript features, tools, and programming methods.

JavaScript: The Complete Reference, Third Edition provides illustrative examples, line-by-line code samples, and practical development advice—from the core of the language to the various standard and emerging APIs supported by modern web browsers. This in-depth resource covers everything you need to know, whether you’re trying to understand the fundamentals of weak typing in JavaScript, reduce your confusion over closures, or perform common tasks like form validation or Ajax calls.

  • Explore core JavaScript syntax and data types
  • Investigate often confusing concepts such as weak typing and closures
  • Use object-oriented programming the JavaScript way
  • See what changes come from ECMAScript 5
  • Perform dynamic content updates using DOM methods
  • Handle user-generated events with modern event models
  • Modernize form handling with HTML5 and JavaScript
  • Use the XMLHttpRequest object to create Ajax applications
  • Control animation and multimedia content with JavaScript
  • Generate bitmap graphics with the Canvas API
  • Learn methods to handle the challenges of cross-browser coding
  • Discover defensive development and error handling
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071741200
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/17/2012
  • Series: Complete Reference Series
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 976
  • Sales rank: 800,060
  • Product dimensions: 9.10 (w) x 7.30 (h) x 1.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Thomas Powell, lecturer for the University of California, San Diego, is the author of HTML & CSS: The Complete Reference and Ajax: The Complete Reference. He is president and founder of PINT, a Web site design and development firm.

Fritz Schneider is a software engineer at Google where he works on both front- and back-end systems. His previous experience includes social search service Aardvark and an earlier stint at Google where he founded Google's Firefox and Safe Browsing teams. Fritz is an experienced teacher of Web technologies and coauthor of How to Do Everything with Google.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to JavaScript; Chapter 2. JavaScript Core Features; Chapter 3. Data Types & Variables; Chapter 4. Operators, Expressions & Statements; Chapter 5. Functions; Chapter 6. Objects; Chapter 7. Array, Date, Math; Chapter 8. Regular Expressions; Chapter 9. JavaScript Object Models; Chapter 10. The Standard DOM; Chapter 11. Event Handling; Chapter 12. Cnt. Windows & Frames; Chapter 13. Handling Documents; Chapter 14. Form Handling; Chapter 15. DHTML and Beyond; Chapter 16. Canvas; Chapter 17. JavaScript UIs; Chapter 18. Browser Detection; Chapter 19. Cookies & Persistence; Chapter 20. JS & Embedded Objects; Chapter 21. Ajax and Remote JS; Chapter 22. JavaScript and XML; Chapter 23. Browser Specific JS; Chapter 24. JavaScript Security; Chapter 25. JavaScript Practices
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