JavaScript: Visual QuickStart Guide

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This task-based, visual-reference guide has been fully revised and uses step-by-step instructions and plenty of screenshots to give beginning and intermediate scripters what they need to know to keep their skills up-to-date. Readers can start from the beginning to get a tour of the programming language, or look up specific tasks to learn just what they need to know. In this updated eighth edition, readers will find new information on using frameworks and libraries—such as ...

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Overview

This task-based, visual-reference guide has been fully revised and uses step-by-step instructions and plenty of screenshots to give beginning and intermediate scripters what they need to know to keep their skills up-to-date. Readers can start from the beginning to get a tour of the programming language, or look up specific tasks to learn just what they need to know. In this updated eighth edition, readers will find new information on using frameworks and libraries—such as jQuery—and modern coding techniques.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780321772978
  • Publisher: Peachpit Press
  • Publication date: 8/10/2011
  • Series: Visual QuickStart Guide Series
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 544
  • Sales rank: 617,040
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Tom Negrino is the author of dozens of books including Visual QuickStart Guides covering Keynote and Contribute, and Visual QuickProject Guides on PowerPoint, Quicken, and upgrading Mac OS X. Dori Smith is the author of Java 2: Visual QuickStart Guide. She is a frequent speaker at industry conferences, publisher of the Wise-Women’s Web community, and a founding member of the Web Standards Project. Together they’ve written Styling Web Pages with CSS: Visual QuickProject Guide and several best-selling editions of Dreamweaver: Visual QuickStart Guide. They have also written numerous print and online articles, and publish the Backup Brain weblog. Tom and Dori have lived in Northern California’s wine country since they fled the Los Angeles area in 1999.
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Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1: Getting Acquainted with JavaScript

Chapter 2: Start Me Up!

Chapter 3: Your First Web App

Chapter 4: Working with Images

Chapter 5: Windows and Frames

Chapter 6: Form Handling

Chapter 7: Forms and Regular Expressions

Chapter 8: Handling Events

Chapter 9: JavaScript and Cookies

Chapter 10: Objects and the DOM

Chapter 11: Making Your Pages Dynamic

Chapter 12: Applied JavaScript

Chapter 13: Introducing Ajax

Chapter 14: Frameworks, Libraries, and Toolkits

Chapter 15: Designing with jQuery

Chapter 16: jQuery and Ajax

Chapter 17: Bookmarklets

Appendix A: JavaScript Genealogy and Reference

Appendix B: JavaScript Reserved Words

Appendix C: Where to Learn More

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