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Publisher Comments:

Your hands-on, step-by-step guide to the fundamentals of JavaScript development.

Teach yourself how to program with JavaScript — one step at time. Ideal for developers with fundamental programming skills, this practical tutorial provides the clear guidance and hands-on examples you need to create or customize interactive Web applications using core JavaScript features and techniques.

Discover how to:

  • Write and deploy JavaScript code with Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010, the Eclipse IDE, or text editors
  • Work with JavaScript syntax and data types
  • Use the Document Object Model to retrieve, create, and change HTML elements
  • Create rollover images and slideshow effects
  • Validate and provide feedback for user input on Web forms
  • Manipulate CSS styles and respond to browser events
  • Develop interactive Web applications using AJAX
  • Help speed development with JavaScript frameworks such as jQuery

Your Step by Step digital content includes:

  • All the books practice files — ready to download and put to work.
  • Fully searchable online edition of this book — with unlimited access on the Web.

The print version of this book includes free digital content online. To download, please visit O'Reilly's web site, search for the title of this book to find its catalog page, and click on the link below the cover image (Examples, Companion Content, or Practice Files). Note that while we provide as much of the media content as we are able via free download, we are sometimes limited by licensing restrictions. Please direct any questions or concerns to booktech@oreilly.com.

Book News Annotation:

Written for beginning JavaScript programmers, this second edition addresses the developments that have taken place since the 2007 edition, such as the now-commonplace JavaScript frameworks and the increasing diversity of browsers. It includes a new section on JavaScript libraries, focusing especially on jQuery, as well as an introduction to AJAX. This book does a good job of providing history, context, and step-by-step instructions, with plenty of helpful links and screenshots. Includes an access code for a downloadable online edition, and source code for examples and exercises. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Bestselling author McFarland teaches how to use JavaScript in sophisticated ways--even for those with little or no programming experience--with this clear and entertaining book that offers step-by-step tutorials.

Synopsis:

Get the hands-on, step-by-step guide to learning JavaScript for Web development. Even with no programming experience, you can teach yourself the essentials of working with the JavaScript programming language—one step at a time. With STEP BY STEP, you work at your own pace through hands-on, learn-by-doing exercises. Whether youre building skills for your career or just want to customize your personal Web site, youll learn the core capabilities and fundamental techniques for working with JavaScript—and begin creating professional-looking Web sites. Includes a companion CD with practice exercises, code samples, data sets, and a fully searchable eBook.

A Note Regarding the CD or DVD

The print version of this book ships with a CD or DVD. For those customers purchasing one of the digital formats in which this book is available, we are pleased to offer the CD/DVD content as a free download via OReilly Medias Digital Distribution services. To download this content, please visit OReillys web site, search for the title of this book to find its catalog page, and click on the link below the cover image (Examples, Companion Content, or Practice Files). Note that while we provide as much of the media content as we are able via free download, we are sometimes limited by licensing restrictions. Please direct any questions or concerns to booktech@oreilly.com.

Synopsis:

JavaScript is an essential language for creating modern, interactive websites, but its complex rules challenge even the most experienced web designers. With JavaScript: The Missing Manual, you'll quickly learn how to use JavaScript in sophisticated ways — without pain or frustration — even if you have little or no programming experience.

JavaScript expert David McFarland first teaches you the basics by having you build a simple program. Then you'll learn how to work with jQuery, a popular library of pre-built JavaScript components that's free and easy to use. With jQuery, you can quickly build modern, interactive web pages — without having to script everything from scratch!

  • Learn how to add scripts to a web page, store and manipulate information, communicate with the browser window, respond to events like mouse clicks and form submissions, and identify and modify HTML
  • Get real-world examples of JavaScript in action
  • Learn to build pop-up navigation bars, enhance HTML tables, create an interactive photo gallery, and make web forms more usable
  • Create interesting user interfaces with tabbed panels, accordion panels, and pop-up dialog boxes
  • Learn to avoid the ten most common errors new programmers make, and how to find and fix bugs
  • Use JavaScript with Ajax to communicate with a server so that your web pages can receive information without having to reload

About the Author

Steve Suehring is a technology architect who’s written about programming, security, network and system administration, operating systems, and other topics for several industry publications. He speaks at conferences and user groups and has served as an editor for a popular technology magazine.

Table of Contents

The Missing Credits; About the Author; About the Creative Team; Acknowledgements; The Missing Manual Series; Introduction; What Is JavaScript?; HTML: The Barebones Structure; CSS: Adding Style to Web Pages; Software for JavaScript Programming; About This Book; The Very Basics; Part I: Getting Started with JavaScript; Chapter 1: Writing Your First JavaScript Program; 1.1 Introducing Programming; 1.2 How to Add JavaScript to a Page; 1.3 Your First JavaScript Program; 1.4 Writing Text on a Web Page; 1.5 Attaching an External JavaScript File; 1.6 Tracking Down Errors; Chapter 2: The Grammar of JavaScript; 2.1 Statements; 2.2 Commands; 2.3 Types of Data; 2.4 Variables; 2.5 Working with Data Types and Variables; 2.6 Tutorial: Using Variables to Create Messages; 2.7 Tutorial: Asking for Information; 2.8 Arrays; 2.9 Tutorial: Writing to a Web Page Using Arrays; 2.10 Comments; Chapter 3: Adding Logic and Control to Your Programs; 3.1 Making Programs React Intelligently; 3.2 Tutorial: Using Conditional Statements; 3.3 Handling Repetitive Tasks with Loops; 3.4 Functions: Turn Useful Code Into Reusable Commands; 3.5 Tutorial: A Simple Quiz; Chapter 4: Working with Words, Numbers, and Dates; 4.1 A Quick Object Lesson; 4.2 Strings; 4.3 Finding Patterns in Strings; 4.4 Numbers; 4.5 Dates and Times; 4.6 Tutorial; Chapter 5: Dynamically Modifying Web Pages; 5.1 Modifying Web Pages: An Overview; 5.2 Understanding the Document Object Model; 5.3 Introducing JavaScript Libraries; 5.4 Selecting Page Elements (Revisited); 5.5 Adding Content to a Page; 5.6 Setting and Reading Tag Attributes; 5.7 Reading, Setting, and Removing HTML Attributes; 5.8 Creative Headlines; 5.9 Acting on Each Element in a Selection; 5.10 Automatic Pull Quotes; Chapter 6: Action/Reaction: Making Pages Come Alive with Events; 6.1 What Are Events?; 6.2 Using Events with Functions; 6.3 Tutorial: Highlighting Table Rows; 6.4 More jQuery Event Concepts; 6.5 Advanced Event Management; 6.6 Tutorial: A One-Page FAQ; Chapter 7: Improving Your Images; 7.1 Swapping Images; 7.2 Tutorial: Adding Rollover Images; 7.3 jQuery Effects; 7.4 Tutorial: Photo Gallery with Effects; 7.5 Advanced Gallery with jQuery lightBox; 7.6 Tutorial: lightBox Photo Gallery; 7.7 Animated Slideshows with Cycle; 7.8 Tutorial: An Automated Slideshow; Part II: Building Web Page Features; Chapter 8: Improving Navigation; 8.1 Some Link Basics; 8.2 Opening External Links in a New Window; 8.3 Creating New Windows; 8.4 Opening Pages in a Window on the Page; 8.5 Tutorial: Making Bigger Links; 8.6 Animated Navigation Menus; Chapter 9: Enhancing Web Forms; 9.1 Understanding Forms; 9.2 Adding Smarts to Your Forms; 9.3 Tutorial: Basic Form Enhancements; 9.4 Form Validation; 9.5 Validation Tutorial; Chapter 10: Expanding Your Interface; 10.1 Hiding Information with Accordion Panels; 10.2 Organizing Information in Tabbed Panels; 10.3 Tooltips; 10.4 Creating Sortable Tables; Part III: Ajax: Communicating with the Web Server; Chapter 11: Introducing Ajax; 11.1 What Is Ajax?; 11.2 Ajax: The Basics; 11.3 Ajax the jQuery Way; 11.4 JSON; Chapter 12: Basic Ajax Programming; 12.1 Tabs Plug-in; 12.2 Adding Google Maps to Your Site; Part IV: Troubleshooting, Tips, and Tricks; Chapter 13: Troubleshooting and Debugging; 13.1 Top JavaScript Programming Mistakes; 13.2 Debugging with Firebug; 13.3 Debugging Tutorial; Chapter 14: Going Further with JavaScript; 14.1 Putting It All Together; 14.2 Writing More Efficient JavaScript; 14.3 Creating Fast-Loading JavaScript; Part V: Appendix; JavaScript Resources; References; Basic JavaScript; jQuery; The Document Object Model; Ajax; Advanced JavaScript; CSS; JavaScript Software; Colophon;

Product Details

ISBN:
9780735645523
Author:
Suehring, Steve
Publisher:
Microsoft Press
Author:
McFarland, David Sawyer
Subject:
Programming Languages - CGI, Javascript, Perl, VBScript
Subject:
Programming Languages - JavaScript
Subject:
Programming Languages - Java
Subject:
Computer Languages-CGI
Subject:
AJAX;Document Object Model;ECMAScript;JavaScript;Web Forms;Web development;developers;jQuery;websites
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Step by Step Developer
Publication Date:
20101222
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
9.00 x 7.38 in

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Bestselling author McFarland teaches how to use JavaScript in sophisticated ways--even for those with little or no programming experience--with this clear and entertaining book that offers step-by-step tutorials.
"Synopsis" by ,

Get the hands-on, step-by-step guide to learning JavaScript for Web development. Even with no programming experience, you can teach yourself the essentials of working with the JavaScript programming language—one step at a time. With STEP BY STEP, you work at your own pace through hands-on, learn-by-doing exercises. Whether youre building skills for your career or just want to customize your personal Web site, youll learn the core capabilities and fundamental techniques for working with JavaScript—and begin creating professional-looking Web sites. Includes a companion CD with practice exercises, code samples, data sets, and a fully searchable eBook.

A Note Regarding the CD or DVD

The print version of this book ships with a CD or DVD. For those customers purchasing one of the digital formats in which this book is available, we are pleased to offer the CD/DVD content as a free download via OReilly Medias Digital Distribution services. To download this content, please visit OReillys web site, search for the title of this book to find its catalog page, and click on the link below the cover image (Examples, Companion Content, or Practice Files). Note that while we provide as much of the media content as we are able via free download, we are sometimes limited by licensing restrictions. Please direct any questions or concerns to booktech@oreilly.com.

"Synopsis" by ,

JavaScript is an essential language for creating modern, interactive websites, but its complex rules challenge even the most experienced web designers. With JavaScript: The Missing Manual, you'll quickly learn how to use JavaScript in sophisticated ways — without pain or frustration — even if you have little or no programming experience.

JavaScript expert David McFarland first teaches you the basics by having you build a simple program. Then you'll learn how to work with jQuery, a popular library of pre-built JavaScript components that's free and easy to use. With jQuery, you can quickly build modern, interactive web pages — without having to script everything from scratch!

  • Learn how to add scripts to a web page, store and manipulate information, communicate with the browser window, respond to events like mouse clicks and form submissions, and identify and modify HTML
  • Get real-world examples of JavaScript in action
  • Learn to build pop-up navigation bars, enhance HTML tables, create an interactive photo gallery, and make web forms more usable
  • Create interesting user interfaces with tabbed panels, accordion panels, and pop-up dialog boxes
  • Learn to avoid the ten most common errors new programmers make, and how to find and fix bugs
  • Use JavaScript with Ajax to communicate with a server so that your web pages can receive information without having to reload

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