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Beginning JavaScript with DOM Scripting and Ajax

Second Editon

Authors: Ferguson, Russ, Heilmann, Christian

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Beginning JavaScript with DOM Scripting and Ajax is an essential resource for modern JavaScript programming. This completely updated second edition covers everything you need to know to get up-to-speed with JavaScript development and add dynamic enhancements to web pages, right from the basics. As well as focusing on client-side JavaScript, you will also learn how to work with the Browser Object Model, the Document Object Model (DOM), how to use XML and JSON as well as communicate with service side scripts such as PHP. Find out how to:

  • Construct good JavaScript syntax following modern coding practices
  • Use JavaScript to communicate with the server and retrieve data
  • Dynamically manipulate markup, validate forms and deal with images
  • Debug applications using features inside the browser
JavaScript is one of the most important technologies on the web. It provides the means to add dynamic functionality to your web pages and serves as the backbone of Ajax-style web development. Beginning JavaScript with DOM Scripting and Ajax will take you from being a JavaScript novice to work freely with this important technology - begin your JavaScript journey today! 

About the authors

RussFerguson is a freelance developer and instructor inthe New York City area. His interest in computers goes back to Atari Basic, CompuServeand BBS systems in the mid 1980 s. For over 10 years he has been fortunate toteach at Pratt Institute, where subjects have been as diverse as the studentbody. Working in New York has given him the opportunity to work with a diversegroup companies who s projects ranged from, developing real-time chat/videoapplications for start-up s to developing and managing, content managementsystems for established Media and Advertising agencies like MTV and DC Comics.

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  • Getting Started with JavaScript

    Ferguson, Russ (et al.)

    Pages 1-12

  • Data and Decisions

    Ferguson, Russ (et al.)

    Pages 13-48

  • From DHTML to DOM Scripting

    Ferguson, Russ (et al.)

    Pages 49-68

  • HTML and JavaScript

    Ferguson, Russ (et al.)

    Pages 69-100

  • Presentation and Behavior (CSS and Event Handling)

    Ferguson, Russ (et al.)

    Pages 101-148

Buy this book

eBook $29.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-5093-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $39.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-5092-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Beginning JavaScript with DOM Scripting and Ajax
Book Subtitle
Second Editon
Authors
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Russ Ferguson and Christian Heilmann
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-5093-7
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-5093-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4302-5092-0
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XV, 388
Number of Illustrations and Tables
100 b/w illustrations
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