JavaScript in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself, Paperback Book

JavaScript in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself Paperback


In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, Sams Teach Yourself JavaScript in 24 Hours helps you learn the fundamentals of programming using the JavaScript language. Designed for beginners with no previous programming experience, this book's straightforward, step-by-step approach shows you how to use JavaScript to add a wide array of interactive features and effects to your web pages. Every lesson builds on what you've already learned, giving you a rock-solid foundation for real-world success. Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common JavaScript programming tasks. Practical, hands-on examples show you how to apply what you learn. Quizzes and exercises help you test your knowledge and stretch your skills. Notes and tips point out shortcuts and solutions. Learn how to:Use JavaScript to build dynamic, interactive web pagesDebug scriptsCreate scripts that work in all browsersWrite clear, reliable, and reusable codeUse object-oriented programming techniquesScript with the DOMAccess JSON dataWork with HTML5 and CSS3Leverage the popular jQuery libraryControl CSS with simple JavaScriptsRead and write cookiesUse some of the new ECMAScript 6 features todayGet started with frameworks such as AngularJSBuild browser add-ons and extensionsWho This Book Is For:Those who have at least a basic understanding of HTML and web page design in general and want to move on to adding some extra interactivity to your pages.

Those who currently code in another programming language and want to see what additional capabilities JavaScript can add to your armorySomeone who has never done any computer programming.

Browse through an HTML primer before using this book.

You don't need to be an HTML expert to use JavaScript but should have a basic understanding. Contents at a Glance:Part I: First Steps with JavaScript1 Introducing JavaScript2 Writing Simple Scripts3 Using Functions4 DOM Objects and Built-in ObjectsPart II: Cooking with Code5 Numbers and Strings6 Arrays7 Program ControlPart III: Objects8 Object-Oriented Programming9 Scripting with the DOM10 Meet JSONPart IV: HTML5 and CSS311 JavaScript and HTML512 JavaScript and CSS13 Introducing CSS3Part V: Using JavaScript Libraries14 Using Libraries15 A Closer Look at jQuery16 The jQuery UI User Interface Library17 Ajax with jQueryPart VI: Advanced Topics18 Reading and Writing Cookies19 Coming Soon to JavaScript20 Using Frameworks21 JavaScript Beyond the Web PagePart VII: Learning the Trade22 Good Coding Practice23 Debugging Your Code24 JavaScript Unit TestingPart VIII: AppendicesA Tools for JavaScript DevelopmentB JavaScript Quick Reference


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 416 pages
  • Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
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  • Category: Web programming
  • ISBN: 9780672337383

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