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JavaScript: Visual QuickStart Guide, 8th Edition

By Tom Negrino, Dori Smith

Published by Peachpit Press

Published Date: Jul 27, 2011

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This is the Safari online edition of the printed book.

This task-based, visual-reference guide has been fully revised and uses step-by-step instructions and plenty of screenshots to give beginning and intermediate scripters what they need to know to keep their skills up-to-date. Readers can start from the beginning to get a tour of the programming language, or look up specific tasks to learn just what they need to know. In this updated eighth edition, readers will find new information on using frameworks and libraries--such as jQuery--and modern coding techniques.

Table of Contents



Chapter 1: Getting Acquainted with JavaScript

Chapter 2: Start Me Up!

Chapter 3: Your First Web App

Chapter 4: Working with Images

Chapter 5: Windows and Frames

Chapter 6: Form Handling

Chapter 7: Forms and Regular Expressions

Chapter 8: Handling Events

Chapter 9: JavaScript and Cookies

Chapter 10: Objects and the DOM

Chapter 11: Making Your Pages Dynamic

Chapter 12: Applied JavaScript

Chapter 13: Introducing Ajax

Chapter 14: Frameworks, Libraries, and Toolkits

Chapter 15: Designing with jQuery

Chapter 16: jQuery and Ajax

Chapter 17: Bookmarklets


Appendix A: JavaScript Genealogy and Reference

Appendix B: JavaScript Reserved Words

Appendix C: Where to Learn More


JavaScript: Visual QuickStart Guide, 8th Edition

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