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JavaScript: Best Practices to Programming Code with JavaScript

Author: Charlie Masterson
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Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform ( 6 January 2017)

Learn how to write effective and efficient JavaScript code for programming success and continue your progress towards JavaScript programming mastery! In this Definitive JavaScript Guide on Best Practices, you’re about to discover how to...

  • Code more efficiently for Better Performance and Results!
  • Spot the Common JavaScript Mistakes - From mismatched quotes, bad line breaks, HTML conflicts and more!
  • Apply Recommended JavaScript approaches - The DO’s and DONT’s of JavaScript programming that will help you code achieve its goals immensely!
  • Use Comments and Logging – the proper way to use comments and logging approaches that readers would thank you for!
  • ... And much, much more!
Added Benefits of owning this book:
  • Gain a better grasp of efficient and effective JavaScript code to achieve programming success
  • Speed up your programming abilities by avoiding time-wasting mistakes
  • Gain the most important Best Practice concepts in your path towards JavaScript programming mastery!
Learning JavaScript can help you in many ways both professionally and personally. By implementing the lessons in this book, not only would you learn one of today’s most popular computer languages, but it will serve as your guide in accomplishing your JavaScript goals – whether as a fun hobby or as a starting point into a successful and long term Web Development career. Take action today and download this book for a limited time discount of only $13.38! Scroll to the top of the page and select the "Buy now" button.

Web Design with HTML, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery Set

Author: Jon Duckett
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Publisher: Wiley ( 8 July 2014)

A two-book set for web designers and front-end developers

This two-book set combines the titles HTML & CSS: Designing and Building Web Sites and JavaScript & jQuery: Interactive Front-End Development. Together these two books form an ideal platform for anyone who wants to master HTML and CSS before stepping up to JavaScript and jQuery.

HTML & CSS covers structure, text, links, images, tables, forms, useful options, adding style with CSS, fonts, colors, thinking in boxes, styling lists and tables, layouts, grids, and even SEO, Google analytics, ftp, and HTML5. JavaScript & jQuery offers an excellent combined introduction to these two technologies using a clear and simple visual approach using diagrams, infographics, and photographs.

  • A handy two-book set that uniquely combines related technologies
  • Highly visual format and accessible language makes these books highly effective learning tools
  • Perfect for beginning web designers and front-end developers

JavaScript and JQuery: Interactive Front-End Web Development

Author: Jon Duckett
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Publisher: Wiley (30 June 2014)

This full-color book will show you how to make your websites more interactive and your interfaces more interesting and intuitive.
THIS BOOK COVERS:

  1. Basic programming concepts - assuming no prior knowledge of programming beyond an ability to create a web page using HTML & CSS
  2. Core elements of the JavaScript language - so you can learn how to write your own scripts from scratch
  3. jQuery - which will allow you to simplify the process of writing scripts (this is introduced half-way through the book once you have a solid understanding of JavaScript)
  4. How to recreate techniques you will have seen on other web sites such as sliders, content filters, form validation, updating content using Ajax, and much more (these examples demonstrate writing your own scripts from scratch and how the theory you have learned is put into practice).
As with our first book (the best-selling HTML & CSS: Design and Build Websites), each chapter:
  • Breaks subjects down into bite-sized chunks with a new topic on each page
  • Contains clear descriptions of syntax, each one demonstrated with inspiring code samples
  • Uses diagrams and photography to explain complex concepts in a visual way
By the end of the book, not only will you be able to use the thousands of scripts, JavaScript APIs, and jQuery plugins that are freely available on the web, and be able to customize them - you will also be able to create your own scripts from scratch.
If you're looking to create more enriching web experiences, then this is the book for you.

A Smarter Way to Learn JavaScript. The new tech-assisted approach that requires half the effort

Author: Mark Myers
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Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (20 March 2014)

The ultimate learn-by-doing approach

Written for beginners, useful for experienced developers who want to sharpen their skills and don't mind covering some ground they already know. (Feel free to skip early chapters that cover elementary topics like alerts, variables, and strings). Step-by-step, you learn the fundamentals of JavaScript as well as some advanced concepts including constructors and prototypes.

The book is extremely user-friendly. It assumes no programming experience. Chapters cover only as much as the average learner can absorb in ten minutes, so you're never asked to eat an elephant. Explanations are in plain, nontechnical English that people of all backgrounds can readily understand. With ample coding examples and illustrations.

The most important part: free, online, interactive exercises paired with each chapter. Cognitive research shows that retention increases 400 percent when learners are challenged to retrieve the information they just read. You'll spend two to three times as long practicing as reading. When you code incorrectly, you'll get as many do-overs as you need, until you know it cold.

Testing showed that books and courses load up the reader with far too much information at a time. So I divide up the information into little chunks that won't overwhelm you.

A book on coding doesn't have to be written in impenetrable legalese. It can actually be human-readable. My book is.

People often learn best through examples, so I provide plenty of them.

Most important, before you have a chance to forget what you've read in the book, I ask you to fire up your desktop or laptop (not your mobile device) and head over to my website, where you run a set of interactive exercises, practicing everything you've learned—until you're sure you've mastered it.

Readers tell me they often start the exercises thinking they've learned the latest lesson, and quickly find out they're still a little shaky on it. The automated exercise manager protects you against this common learner delusion. It keeps you at it until your overconfidence becomes real confidence—confidence that's based on your excellent performance. There are 1,750 exercises in all. They're all interactive, with an automated answer-checker that corrects your missteps and points you in the right direction when you stumble. And they're all free.

Thousands of readers have filled out feedback forms telling me that the combination of the book and interactive exercises is involving, fun, frustration-free, addictive, confidence-building, and...well, read the reviews.

Javascript: Ultimate Beginners Guide

Author: Leonardo Gorman
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Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (18 December 2016)

The Ultimate Guide for Beginners


JavaScript is one of the best known programming languages that you can use to code HTML web pages. With the guidance of this book and a bit of practice, you will become an expert in no time!
Whether you are a beginner with coding or you would like to pick up a new skill using a brand new coding system, the JavaScript language is one of the best options for you. It is based on the English language, works well on HTML pages, and has all the speed and power that you are looking or when you start with a coding language.
This guidebook has all of the information that you need to get started using this language, including some codes that will help you to learn and utilize the different parts of this language.
You will learn:

• The basics of JavaScript

• How to create your first program with JavaScript

• Working with the syntax in this language

• How to place the JavaScript properly

• Using variables in your codes

• How to use operators

• Teaching your program how to make decisions

• Using different functions and how they work

• What are objects and how to use them in your program

• Creating events and dialogue boxes in this language

• When and how to create loops in your code.


There is so much that you can learn when you start to use the JavaScript language as your coding language of choice. Use this guidebook to get started today!

Learning Web Design: A Beginner's Guide to HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Web Graphics

Author: Jennifer Niederst Robbins
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Publisher: O'Reilly Media (24 August 2012)

Do you want to build web pages, but have no previous experience? This friendly guide is the perfect place to start. You’ll begin at square one, learning how the Web and web pages work, and then steadily build from there. By the end of the book, you’ll have the skills to create a simple site with multi-column pages that adapt for mobile devices.

Learn how to use the latest techniques, best practices, and current web standards—including HTML5 and CSS3. Each chapter provides exercises to help you to learn various techniques, and short quizzes to make sure you understand key concepts.

This thoroughly revised edition is ideal for students and professionals of all backgrounds and skill levels, whether you’re a beginner or brushing up on existing skills.

  • Build HTML pages with text, links, images, tables, and forms
  • Use style sheets (CSS) for colors, backgrounds, formatting text, page layout, and even simple animation effects
  • Learn about the new HTML5 elements, APIs, and CSS3 properties that are changing what you can do with web pages
  • Make your pages display well on mobile devices by creating a responsive web design
  • Learn how JavaScript works—and why the language is so important in web design
  • Create and optimize web graphics so they’ll download as quickly as possible

Learning PHP, MySQL & JavaScript: With jQuery, CSS & HTML5 (Learning Php, Mysql, Javascript, Css & Html5)

Author: Robin Nixon
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Publisher: O'Reilly Media (14 December 2014)

The fully revised, updated and extended 4th edition of the hugely popular web development book - includes CSS, HTML5, jQuery and the mysqli extension.
Build interactive, data-driven websites with the potent combination of open-source technologies and web standards, even if you only have basic HTML knowledge. With this popular hands-on guide, you'll tackle dynamic web programming with the help of today's core technologies: PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, and HTML5.
Explore each technology separately, learn how to use them together, and pick up valuable web programming practices along the way. At the end of the book, you'll put everything together to build a fully functional social networking site, using XAMPP or any development stack of your choice.

  • Learn PHP in-depth, along with the basics of object-oriented programming
  • Explore MySQL, from database structure to complex queries
  • Use the mysqli Extension, PHP's improved MySQL interface
  • Create dynamic PHP web pages that tailor themselves to the user
  • Manage cookies and sessions, and maintain a high level of security
  • Master the JavaScript language--and enhance it with jQuery
  • Use Ajax calls for background browser/server communication
  • Acquire CSS2 & CSS3 skills for professionally styling your web pages
  • Implement all the new HTML5 features, including geolocation, audio, video, and the canvas

JavaScript: The Good Parts

Author: Douglas Crockford
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Publisher: O'Reilly Media ( 1 May 2008)

Most programming languages contain good and bad parts, but JavaScript has more than its share of the bad, having been developed and released in a hurry before it could be refined. This authoritative book scrapes away these bad features to reveal a subset of JavaScript that's more reliable, readable, and maintainable than the language as a whole—a subset you can use to create truly extensible and efficient code.

Considered the JavaScript expert by many people in the development community, author Douglas Crockford identifies the abundance of good ideas that make JavaScript an outstanding object-oriented programming language-ideas such as functions, loose typing, dynamic objects, and an expressive object literal notation. Unfortunately, these good ideas are mixed in with bad and downright awful ideas, like a programming model based on global variables.

When Java applets failed, JavaScript became the language of the Web by default, making its popularity almost completely independent of its qualities as a programming language. In JavaScript: The Good Parts, Crockford finally digs through the steaming pile of good intentions and blunders to give you a detailed look at all the genuinely elegant parts of JavaScript, including:

  • Syntax
  • Objects
  • Functions
  • Inheritance
  • Arrays
  • Regular expressions
  • Methods
  • Style
  • Beautiful features

The real beauty? As you move ahead with the subset of JavaScript that this book presents, you'll also sidestep the need to unlearn all the bad parts. Of course, if you want to find out more about the bad parts and how to use them badly, simply consult any other JavaScript book.

With JavaScript: The Good Parts, you'll discover a beautiful, elegant, lightweight and highly expressive language that lets you create effective code, whether you're managing object libraries or just trying to get Ajax to run fast. If you develop sites or applications for the Web, this book is an absolute must.

JavaScript for Kids: A Playful Introduction to Programming

Author: Nick Morgan
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Publisher: No Starch Press (12 December 2014)

JavaScript is the programming language of the Internet, the secret sauce that makes the Web awesome, your favorite sites interactive, and online games fun!

JavaScript for Kids is a lighthearted introduction that teaches programming essentials through patient, step-by-step examples paired with funny illustrations. You'll begin with the basics, like working with strings, arrays, and loops, and then move on to more advanced topics, like building interactivity with jQuery and drawing graphics with Canvas.

Along the way, you'll write games such as Find the Buried Treasure, Hangman, and Snake. You'll also learn how to:

  • Create functions to organize and reuse your code
  • Write and modify HTML to create dynamic web pages
  • Use the DOM and jQuery to make your web pages react to user input
  • Use the Canvas element to draw and animate graphics
  • Program real user-controlled games with collision detection and score keeping
With visual examples like bouncing balls, animated bees, and racing cars, you can really see what you're programming. Each chapter builds on the last, and programming challenges at the end of each chapter will stretch your brain and inspire your own amazing programs. Make something cool with JavaScript today!

Ages 10+ (and their parents!)

JavaScript & jQuery: The Missing Manual (Missing Manuals)

Author: David Sawyer McFarland
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Publisher: O'Reilly Media ( 3 October 2014)

JavaScript lets you supercharge your HTML with animation, interactivity, and visual effects—but many web designers find the language hard to learn. This easy-to-read guide not only covers JavaScript basics, but also shows you how to save time and effort with the jQuery and jQuery UI libraries of prewritten JavaScript code. You’ll build web pages that feel and act like desktop programs—with little or no programming.

The important stuff you need to know:

  • Pull back the curtain on JavaScript. Learn how to build a basic program with this language.
  • Get up to speed on jQuery. Quickly assemble JavaScript programs that work well on multiple web browsers.
  • Transform your user interface. Learn jQuery UI, the JavaScript library for interface features like design themes and controls.
  • Make your pages interactive. Create JavaScript events that react to visitor actions.
  • Use animations and effects. Build drop-down navigation menus, pop-ups, automated slideshows, and more.
  • Collect data with web forms. Create easy-to-use forms that ensure more accurate visitor responses.
  • Practice with living examples. Get step-by-step tutorials for web projects you can build yourself.
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