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JavaScript Programmer's Reference

By Thomas Valentine , Jonathan Reid

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JavaScript Programmer's Reference is a one-stop source for everything you'll need to know to become a cutting edge web developer using the latest tools and techniques available today.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-4629-9
  • 296 Pages
  • User Level: Intermediate
  • Publication Date: June 11, 2013
  • Available eBook Formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF

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JavaScript Programmer's Reference is an invaluable resource that won't stray far from your desktop (or your tablet!). It contains detailed information on every JavaScript object and command, and combines that reference with practical examples showcasing how you can use those commands in the real world. Whether you're just checking the syntax of a method or you're starting out on the road to JavaScript mastery, the JavaScript Programmer's Reference will be an essential aid.

With a detailed and informative tutorial section giving you the ins and outs of programming with JavaScript and the DOM followed by a command-by-command reference, your next project will pop with interactivity and keep your audience coming back for more. JavaScript Programmer's Reference is your one-stop source for everything you'll need to know to become a cutting edge web developer using the latest tools and techniques available today.

  • In depth explanations and activities to explain not just the command in question, but why it is used in that way
  • Progressive learning curve to not overwhelm and confuse you
  • Handy and extremely informative quick-reference of every command within the JavaScript & DOM specifications

What you’ll learn

  • Create web pages of any length or complexity.
  • Access browser controls to further your page's functionality.
  • Design and program custom features into a web page, such as recording and acting on user preferences.
  • Offer prospective employers an advanced skill set that is in high demand.
  • Converse intelligently with other developers using universally agreed-upon terminology.
  • Discover your full potential and realize that you now know enough to explore other, more powerful web development languages.

Who this book is for

Web developers of any skill level will find this book to be invaluable. The tutorials clearly explain the use of the two languages for the new user as well as providing a quick reference for the experienced developer to use when a command's use or syntax is in question.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. JavaScript Basics
  2. JavaScript Nuts & Bolts
  3. The DOM
  4. Practical JavaScript
  5. JavaScript Global Objects Reference
  6. JavaScript Control Statements Reference
  7. JavaScript Operators Reference
  8. The DOM Reference
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