Learning JavaScript

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东南大学, 2007 - Computers - 335 pages
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As web browsers have become more capable and standards compliant, JavaScript has grown in prominence. JavaScript lets designers add sparkle and life to web pages, while more complex JavaScript has led to the rise of Ajax -- the latest rage in web development that allows developers to create powerful and more responsive applications in the browser window.

Learning JavaScriptintroduces this powerful scripting language to web designers and developers in easy-to-understand terms. Using the latest examples from modern browser development practices, this book teaches you how to integrate the language with the browser environment, and how to practice proper coding techniques for standards-compliant web sites. By the end of the book, you'll be able to use all of the JavaScript language and many of the object models provided by web browsers, and you'll even be able to create a basic Ajax application.

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Review: Learning JavaScript

User Review  - Darcy - Goodreads

For me, this book was too slow and I found some of explanations to be slightly inaccurate. The quality of O'Reilly's books is usually much better so I was disappointed with this one. There are better books/resources for learning javascript. Read full review

Review: Learning JavaScript

User Review  - Meagan - Goodreads

As the reviews say, this is TERRIBLE for beginners. Need to reiterate that. I had it as a textbook and it SUCKED. But on re-reading it for review, it was actually well organized and thorough. Surprise! [OH PICK ME TO RECEIVE FREE EBOOKS TO REVIEW, OREILLY.} Read full review

About the author (2007)

Author of Practical RDF and co-author of O'Reilly's Unix Power Tools 3E

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