Professional JavaScript for Web Developers, Third Edition

Professional JavaScript for Web Developers, Third Edition

eBook - 2012
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This book provides a developer-level introduction along with more advanced and useful features of JavaScript. Coverage includes:

JavaScript use with HTML to create dynamic webpages, language concepts including syntax and flow control statements variable handling given their loosely typed nature built-in reference types such as object and array object-oriented programing powerful aspects of function expressions Browser Object Model allowing interaction with the browser itself detecting the client and its capabilities Document Object Model (DOM) objects available in DOM Level 1 how DOM Levels 2 and 3 augmented the DOM events, legacy support, and how the DOM redefined how events should work enhancing form interactions and working around browser limitations using the tag to create on-the-fly graphics JavaScript API changes in HTML5 how browsers handle JavaScript errors and error handling features of JavaScript used to read and manipulate XML data the JSON data format as an alternative to XML Ajax techniques including the use of XMLHttpRequest object and CORS complex patterns including function currying, partial function application, and dynamic functions offline detection and storing data on the client machine techniques for JavaScript in an enterprise environment for better maintainability

This book is aimed at three groups of readers: Experienced object-oriented programming developers looking to learn JavaScript as it relates to traditional OO languages such as Java and C++; Web application developers attempting to enhance site usability; novice JavaScript developers.

Nicholas C. Zakas worked with the Web for over a decade. He has worked on corporate intranet applications used by some of the largest companies in the world and large-scale consumer websites such as MyYahoo! and the Yahoo! homepage. He regularly gives talks at companies and conferences regarding front-end best practices and new technology.

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN : Wrox/Wiley, 2012 (Norwood, Mass. : Books24x7.com [generator])
Edition: 3rd ed
ISBN: 9781118260807
9781118233092
9781118222195
1118026691
9781118026694
Additional Contributors: Peloquin, John
Books24x7, Inc
Alternative Title: JavaScript for Web developers

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