Head First HTML5 Programming: Building Web Apps with JavaScript

Head First HTML5 Programming: Building Web Apps with JavaScript

by Eric Freeman, Elisabeth Robson

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ISBN-13: 9781449390549
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/19/2011
Pages: 610
Sales rank: 264,176
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Eric Freeman is described by Head First series co-creator Kathy Sierra as “one of those rare individuals fluent in the language, practice, and culture of multiple domains from hipster hacker, to corporate VP, engineer, think tank." Professionally, Eric recently ended nearly a decade as a media company executive, having held the position ofCTO of Disney Online & Disney.com at The Walt Disney Company. Eric is now devoting his time to WickedlySmart.com and lives with his wife and young daughter on Bainbridge Island. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Yale University.

Elisabeth Robson is co-founder of Wickedly Smart, an education company devoted to helping customers gain mastery in web technologies. She’s co-author of two bestselling books, Head First Design Patterns and Head First HTML with CSS & XHTML.

Table of Contents


  • Advance Praise for Head First HTML5 Programming
  • Praise for other books from Eric Freeman & Elisabeth Robson
  • Authors of Head First HTML5 Programming
  • How to Use this Book: Intro
  • Chapter 1: Getting to Know HTML5: Welcome to Webville
  • Chapter 2: Introducing JavaScript and the DOM: A Little Code
  • Chapter 3: Events, Handlers and All that Jazz: A Little Interaction
  • Chapter 4: JavaScript Functions and Objects: Serious JavaScript
  • Chapter 5: Making Your HTML Location Aware: Geolocation
  • Chapter 6: Talking to The Web: Extroverted Apps
  • Chapter 7: Bringing Out Your Inner Artist: The Canvas
  • Chapter 8: Not Your Father’s TV: Video ...With Special Guest Star “Canvas”
  • Chapter 9: Storing Things Locally: Web Storage
  • Chapter 10: Putting JavaScript to Work: Web Workers
  • Leftovers: The Top Ten Topics (We Didn’t Cover)
  • This isn’t goodbye
  • Colophon

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Head First HTML5 Programming: Building Web Apps with JavaScript 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Joga More than 1 year ago
This is a well explanatory book, that will help you to learn HTML5 and JavaScript. Examples and exercise to make easy to understand how HTML5 in combination with CSS3 & JavaScript could improve interactively your site.