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Pro JavaScript for Web Apps
     

Pro JavaScript for Web Apps

by Adam Freeman
 

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JavaScript is the engine behind every web app, and a solid knowledge of it is essential for all modern web developers. Pro JavaScript for Web Apps gives you all of the information that you need to create professional, optimized, and efficient JavaScript applications that will run across all devices. It takes you through all aspects of modern

Overview

JavaScript is the engine behind every web app, and a solid knowledge of it is essential for all modern web developers. Pro JavaScript for Web Apps gives you all of the information that you need to create professional, optimized, and efficient JavaScript applications that will run across all devices. It takes you through all aspects of modern JavaScript application creation, showing you how to combine JavaScript with the new features of HTML5 and CSS3 to make the most of the new web technologies.

The focus of the book is on creating professional web applications, ensuring that your app provides the best experience for your users, with smooth and responsive control and feedback and an intuitive and optimized interface. You will learn how to take a basic application and bring it up to a professional level while making sure that it remains bullet-proof and bug free. Pro JavaScript for Web Apps will also enhance your development workflow using jQuery to streamline the process and freeing you to spend more time on the important parts of your app while the framework deals with the mundanity.

The best app experiences are a combination of a beautiful idea with flawless execution. If you have the ideas, Pro JavaScript for Web Apps will help you craft them into a phenomenal app.

What you’ll learn

  • Bring your web apps up to a professional level
  • Build a smooth, responsive, and expressive user interface
  • Add location-aware features to your app
  • Optimize your application for tablets and mobile devices
  • Become a better developer

Who this book is for

You will need a basic understanding of JavaScript to get the most from this book, and we will help you take those skills to the next level.

Table of Contents

1.Getting Ready

2. Getting Started

3. Adding a View Model

4. Using URL Routing

5. Creating Offline Web Apps

6. Storing Data

7. Creating Responsive Apps

8. Creating Mobile Web Apps

9. Writing Better Javascript

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781430244615
Publisher:
Apress
Publication date:
06/19/2012
Edition description:
2012
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Adam Freeman is an experienced IT professional who has held senior positions in a range of companies, most recently serving as chief technology officer and chief operating officer of a global bank. Now retired, he spends his time writing and long-distance running.

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