Pro JavaScript Techniques

Second Edition

2nd Edition

By John Resig , Russ Ferguson , John Paxton

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Pro JavaScript Techniques is the ultimate JavaScript book for today's web developer. It provides everything you need to know about modern JavaScript, and teaches you what JavaScript can do for your web sites.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-6391-3
  • 204 Pages
  • User Level: Beginner to Advanced
  • Publication Date: July 11, 2015
  • Available eBook Formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF

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Pro JavaScript Techniques is the ultimate JavaScript book for today's web developer. It provides everything you need to know about modern JavaScript, and teaches you what JavaScript can do for your web sites. This book doesn't waste any time looking at things you already know, but instead concentrates on fundamental, vital topics—what modern JavaScripting is (and isn't), and pitfalls to be wary of.

You will learn about the 'this' keyword, as well as new object tools. You will be able to create reusable code with encapsulation, overloading and inheritance. The most recent techniques for debugging and testing are covered comprehensively, with information on Chrome developer tools, Jasmine, PhantomJS and Protractor. This update finishes with chapters on constructing single-page web applications that dominate the modern web.

The book is filled with real-world examples and case studies, as well as numerous reusable functions and classes to save you time in your development. You will learn the practical skills needed to build professional, dynamic web applications. Pro JavaScript Techniques is an indispensable reference for any professional JavaScript web developer—enhance your JavaScript development today.

What you’ll learn

  • Real-world techniques for the modern JavaScript developer
  • How to enhance your development skills and be a better developer
  • Efficient techniques for object-oriented JavaScript, including the 'this' keyword
  • The most up-to-date tools for testing and debugging, including browser development tools
  • How to effectively use events, forms and Ajax
  • An overview of the AngularJS framework, Unit testing and End to End testing

Who this book is for

This book is for the developer who wants to get the most out of their JavaScript. They may have purchased the first edition of this book and now want to get up-to-date with the latest developments, or this may be the first time they have come across the title. They could be a working developer or using JavaScript in their spare time - this book will enhance their skills and make them a better JavaScript developer.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Professional JavaScript Techniques
  2. Features, Functions, and Objects
  3. Creating Reusable Code
  4. Debugging JavaScript Code
  5. The Document Object Model
  6. Events
  7. JavaScript and Form Validation
  8. Introduction to Ajax
  9. Web Production Tools
  10. AngularJS and Testing
  11. The Future of JavaScript

Appendix A: DOM Reference

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