Learning JavaScript: A Hands-On Guide to the Fundamentals of Modern JavaScript

Learning JavaScript: A Hands-On Guide to the Fundamentals of Modern JavaScript

by Tim Wright
     
 

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Get Started Fast with  Modern JavaScript Web Development!

 

With the arrival of HTML5, jQuery, and Ajax, JavaScript web development skills are more valuable  than ever! This complete, hands-on JavaScript tutorial covers everything you need to know now.  Using line-by-line code walkthroughs and end-of-chapter exercises,

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Get Started Fast with  Modern JavaScript Web Development!

 

With the arrival of HTML5, jQuery, and Ajax, JavaScript web development skills are more valuable  than ever! This complete, hands-on JavaScript tutorial covers everything you need to know now.  Using line-by-line code walkthroughs and end-of-chapter exercises, top web developer and speaker Tim Wright will help you get results fast, even if you’ve never written a line of JavaScript before.

 

Smart, friendly, enthusiastic, and packed with modern examples, Learning JavaScript covers both design-level and development-level JavaScript. You’ll find expert knowledge and best practices for everything from jQuery and interface design to code organization and front-end templating. Wright’s focused coverage includes regular break points and clear reviews that make modern JavaScript easier to learn—and easier to use!

 

Learning JavaScript is your fastest route  to success with JavaScript—whether you’re entirely new to the language or you need to  sharpen and upgrade skills you first learned  a decade ago!

 

Coverage includes

 

• Mastering all of the JavaScript concepts and terminology you need to write new programs  or efficiently modify existing code

• Creating robust, secure code for both the design and development levels

• Maximizing usability, reusability, accessibility, clarity, security, and performance

• Taking full advantage of the browser environments your code will run in

• Accessing the DOM to create behaviors and data interactions

• Storing data for easy and efficient access

• Using variables, functions, loops, and other core language features

• Interacting with users through events

• Communicating with servers through Ajax

• Improving your productivity with JavaScript libraries

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780133016277
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
07/31/2012
Series:
Learning
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
360
File size:
18 MB
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Meet the Author

Tim Wright has been a web designer and front-end developer since 2004, primarily focusing on CSS, HTML, accessibility, and building applications that scale from desktop to mobile device. Wright has worked at various universities nationwide, fostering Web standards at each of them. Wright has written on front-end development for popular online web design  publications such as Smashing Magazine, SitePoint, and Web Designer Depot, and has spoken at events including  Future of Web Design.

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