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The Joy of JavaScript, Paperback / softback Book

The Joy of JavaScript Paperback / softback


Whether for building interactive browser-based applications or creating server-side applications in Node, JavaScript is the most widely used language for web programming.

With new features, language improvements, paradigms, and potential use cases appearing regularly, there's never been a more exciting time to be a JavaScript developer. In The Joy of JavaScript, author and JavaScript expert Luis Atencio teaches you key design concepts that lead to clean, lean, modular, and easy-to-maintain code. Key features* JavaScript's objects and module system * Working with higher order functions * Driving application business logic with functional programming principles * Dynamically hooking into data with Proxy and Reflect APIs * Static type-checking with Flow * Taming complex asynchronous behavior using reactive programmingAudiencePerfect for intermediate JavaScript developers with basic familiarity with HTTP, HTML/CSS, and Git/CLI. About the technologyJavaScript is multi-paradigm, supporting object-oriented, functional, reactive, and event-driven styles of programming. And transpilers like Babel make it possible to compile code written in other languages into JavaScript. Luis Atencio is a software engineer for Citrix Systems, where he develops and architects web applications leveraging Java, PHP, and JavaScript platforms.

He blogs about software engineering at http://luisatencio.net, has spoken in many dev conferences, and has written articles for PHPArch magazine and DZone Refcardz.

Luis is the author of Manning's Functional Programming in JavaScript and the co-author of Manning's RxJS in Action.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 325 pages
  • Publisher: Manning Publications
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Web programming
  • ISBN: 9781617295867

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