Making Use of JavaScript

Making Use of JavaScript

by Shweta Bhasin
     
 

Learn how to spice up your Web site by mastering the power of JavaScript to create interactive Web pages

In order to create highly dynamic and interactive Web sites, more and more companies are hiring experts to incorporate scripting languages. JavaScript is one such language that while easy to master, enables you to add new life to the Web. This book provides

Overview

Learn how to spice up your Web site by mastering the power of JavaScript to create interactive Web pages

In order to create highly dynamic and interactive Web sites, more and more companies are hiring experts to incorporate scripting languages. JavaScript is one such language that while easy to master, enables you to add new life to the Web. This book provides you with everything you need to begin programming with JavaScript. Bhasin first presents a detailed introduction to the basics of the language, covering concepts such as data types, literals, expressions, and operators. She then shows you how to progress from developing basic applications with JavaScript to more advanced ones using browser objects, cookies, plug-ins, layers, and server-side scripting. Throughout each chapter, Bhasin includes extensive real-world exercises and case studies that will help you gain valuable exposure to procedures you can use to design your own Web sites.

With numerous examples and expert advice, this book:

* Provides a concise and task-oriented introduction to JavaScript

* Helps you evaluate the suit-ability of JavaScript for your project

* Is a practical introduction to JavaScript's syntax and fundamental strengths

* Includes numerous working scripts, with information on how to adapt and extend them to meet individual needs

The companion Web site contains:

* All source code from the book

* Frequently asked questions, quizzes, and best practices

* Links to other resource sites

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471219767
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/10/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
7.54(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.99(d)

Meet the Author

SHWETA BHASIN is a development executive with NIIT. Since 2000, she has been working in the Knowledge Solutions Business (KSB) division. Her responsibilities include designing, developing, testing, and implementing Instructor Led Training (ILT) courses. She has authored ILTs on technologies such as Advanced Java, WAP, and Macromedia Freehand 9. Bhasin has also authored an advanced level textbook on RMI and Corba and has contributed various technical articles to the NIIT Web site.

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