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Learn JavaScript in 24 Hours Covers JavaScript 1.8+, Ajax and jQuery

In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, you can learn how to create dynamic, interactive Web pages with the popular and ubiquitous JavaScript web programming language.

Using a straightforward, step-by-step approach, each lesson in this book clearly and carefully walks you through basic concepts and techniques, and helps you learn the essentials of JavaScript programming from the ground up.

Learn how to…

  • Use JavaScript to build dynamic, interactive Web pages
  • Debug scripts
  • Create scripts that work in all browsers
  • Work with HTML5 and CSS3
  • Leverage the popular jQuery library
  • Control CSS with simple JavaScripts
  • Add Ajax effects to your web pages
  • Script animations and music

Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common JavaScript programming tasks

Quizzes at end of every chapter help you build and test your knowledge

Interactive online exercises let you practice what you learn at the Codecademy web site with no downloads or installation needed

Sams Publishing has teamed up with Codecademy — the online place where anyone can learn and teach coding — to provide readers of Sams Teach Yoruself JavaScript in 24 Hours with an exclusive area on the Codecademy web site where you can supplement what you've learned in this book with some fun, fully interactive exercises and projects. After reading a lesson in the book you can roll up your sleeves and get some hands-on coding experience at codecademy.com/tracks/teachyourself

Synopsis:

Sams Teach Yourself JavaScript in 24 Hours, Fifth Edition is the freshest, easiest guide to modern JavaScript development. Extensively updated to reflect JavaScript's growing use with HTML5 and CSS3, this full-color book is now even more valuable to inexperienced web developers. Packed with large illustrations, it presents all code in color, helping readers quickly understand program components, structure, and behavior. These outstanding visuals are complemented with a friendly writing style based on practical, complete examples. Readers gain hands-on mastery of syntax, program control, functions, objects, DOM, CSS, libraries, media, and more. As they develop foundational skills, they also learn newer techniques such as: * Using JavaScript, Ajax, and XMLHTTPRequest to improve interactivity * Leveraging jQuery and jQuery-UI libraries * Working with JavaScript and HTML5 together Step-by-step instructions walk readers through key tasks... Q and As, Quizzes, and Exercises test their knowledge... "Did You Know?" tips offer insider advice... "Watch Out!" alerts help them avoid problems. By the time they're finished, readers won't just understand core concepts: they'll be comfortable solving real problems with JavaScript.

About the Author

Phil Ballard is a professional web consultant specializing in website and intranet design, search engine optimization, server-side scripting, client-side design, and programming and hosting. He has written a number of books and online tutorials, including Sams Teach Yourself Ajax in 10 Minutes.

Michael Moncur is the owner of Starling Technologies, a consulting firm specializing in networking and the Internet. He is also a freelance webmaster and author, and has written books on JavaScript, networking, and MCSE training.

Table of Contents

Part I. Introducing JavaScript

1. Why JavaScript?

2. JavaScript Basic Syntax

3. JavaScript Conditional Statements, Loops and Control Structures

4. JavaScript Functions and Objects

5. Object Oriented Programming

Part II. The Document Object Model (DOM)

6. Introduction to the DOM

7. Responding to Events

8. Navigating and Editing the DOM Tree

9. Getting and Setting Attribute Values

Part III. CSS Styling

10. Cascading Style Sheets

11. Controlling Style with JavaScript

12. Animation

Part IV. Ajax

13. The XMLHTTPRequest object

14. Creating a simple Ajax library

15. Debugging Ajax

16. Putting Ajax Together

Part V. JavaScript Libraries

17. Advantages of Libraries

18. Introducing Some Popular Libraries

19. A Closer Look at jQuery Worked Examples with jQuery

20. Using the jQuery-UI User Interface Library

Part VI. Using JavaScript with Other Web Technologies

21. JavaScript and Multimedia

22. JavaScript and Flash

23. HTML5 and JavaScript

24. JavaScript Outside the Browser

Part VII. Appendices

A. Tools for JavaScript Development

B. JavaScript Quick Reference

C. DOM Quick Reference

Product Details

ISBN:
9780672336089
Author:
Moncur, Michael
Publisher:
Sams Publishing
Author:
Ballard, Phil
Subject:
Programming Languages - CGI, Javascript, Perl, VBScript
Subject:
Computer Languages-CGI
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Sams Teach Yourself
Publication Date:
20121001
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
9 x 7.5 x 0.893 in 723 gr

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"Synopsis" by , Sams Teach Yourself JavaScript in 24 Hours, Fifth Edition is the freshest, easiest guide to modern JavaScript development. Extensively updated to reflect JavaScript's growing use with HTML5 and CSS3, this full-color book is now even more valuable to inexperienced web developers. Packed with large illustrations, it presents all code in color, helping readers quickly understand program components, structure, and behavior. These outstanding visuals are complemented with a friendly writing style based on practical, complete examples. Readers gain hands-on mastery of syntax, program control, functions, objects, DOM, CSS, libraries, media, and more. As they develop foundational skills, they also learn newer techniques such as: * Using JavaScript, Ajax, and XMLHTTPRequest to improve interactivity * Leveraging jQuery and jQuery-UI libraries * Working with JavaScript and HTML5 together Step-by-step instructions walk readers through key tasks... Q and As, Quizzes, and Exercises test their knowledge... "Did You Know?" tips offer insider advice... "Watch Out!" alerts help them avoid problems. By the time they're finished, readers won't just understand core concepts: they'll be comfortable solving real problems with JavaScript.
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