Learning JavaScript

A Hands-On Guide to the Fundamentals of Modern JavaScript

Author: Tim Wright

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 360

View: 183

Get Started Fast with Modern JavaScript Web Development! With the arrival of HTML5, jQuery, and Ajax, JavaScript web development skills are more valuable than ever! This complete, hands-on JavaScript tutorial covers everything you need to know now. Using line-by-line code walkthroughs and end-of-chapter exercises, top web developer and speaker Tim Wright will help you get results fast, even if you’ve never written a line of JavaScript before. Smart, friendly, enthusiastic, and packed with modern examples, Learning JavaScript covers both design-level and development-level JavaScript. You’ll find expert knowledge and best practices for everything from jQuery and interface design to code organization and front-end templating. Wright’s focused coverage includes regular break points and clear reviews that make modern JavaScript easier to learn—and easier to use! Learning JavaScript is your fastest route to success with JavaScript—whether you’re entirely new to the language or you need to sharpen and upgrade skills you first learned a decade ago! Coverage includes • Mastering all of the JavaScript concepts and terminology you need to write new programs or efficiently modify existing code • Creating robust, secure code for both the design and development levels • Maximizing usability, reusability, accessibility, clarity, security, and performance • Taking full advantage of the browser environments your code will run in • Accessing the DOM to create behaviors and data interactions • Storing data for easy and efficient access • Using variables, functions, loops, and other core language features • Interacting with users through events • Communicating with servers through Ajax • Improving your productivity with JavaScript libraries

Learning JavaScript

Add Sparkle and Life to Your Web Pages

Author: Shelley Powers

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 398

View: 664

If you're new to JavaScript, or an experienced web developer looking to improve your skills, Learning JavaScript provides you with complete, no-nonsense coverage of this quirky yet essential language for web development. You'll learn everything from primitive data types to complex features, including JavaScript elements involved with Ajax and dynamic page effects. By the end of the book, you'll be able to work with even the most sophisticated libraries and web applications. Complete with best practices and examples of JavaScript use, this new edition shows you how to integrate the language with the browser environment, and how to practice proper coding techniques for standards-compliant websites. This book will help you: Learn the JavaScript application structure, including basic statements and control structures Identify JavaScript objects—String, Number, Boolean, Function, and more Use browser debugging tools and troubleshooting techniques Understand event handling, form events, and JavaScript applications with forms Develop with the Browser Object Model, the Document Object Model, and custom objects you create Learn about browser cookies and more modern client-side storage techniques Get details for using XML or JSON with Ajax applications Learning JavaScript follows proven learning principles to help you absorb the concepts at an easy pace, so you'll learn how to create powerful and responsive applications in any browser.

Learning JavaScript

JavaScript Essentials for Modern Application Development

Author: Ethan Brown

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 350

View: 912

This is an exciting time to learn JavaScript. Now that the latest JavaScript specification—ECMAScript 6.0 (ES6)—has been finalized, learning how to develop high-quality applications with this language is easier and more satisfying than ever. This practical book takes programmers (amateurs and pros alike) on a no-nonsense tour of ES6, along with some related tools and techniques. Author Ethan Brown (Web Development with Node and Express) not only guides you through simple and straightforward topics (variables, control flow, arrays), but also covers complex concepts such as functional and asynchronous programming. You’ll learn how to create powerful and responsive web applications on the client, or with Node.js on the server. Use ES6 today and transcompile code to portable ES5 Translate data into a format that JavaScript can use Understand the basic usage and mechanics of JavaScript functions Explore objects and object-oriented programming Tackle new concepts such as iterators, generators, and proxies Grasp the complexities of asynchronous programming Work with the Document Object Model for browser-based apps Learn Node.js fundamentals for developing server-side applications

Learning JavaScript Design Patterns

A JavaScript and jQuery Developer's Guide

Author: Addy Osmani

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 254

View: 274

With Learning JavaScript Design Patterns, you’ll learn how to write beautiful, structured, and maintainable JavaScript by applying classical and modern design patterns to the language. If you want to keep your code efficient, more manageable, and up-to-date with the latest best practices, this book is for you. Explore many popular design patterns, including Modules, Observers, Facades, and Mediators. Learn how modern architectural patterns—such as MVC, MVP, and MVVM—are useful from the perspective of a modern web application developer. This book also walks experienced JavaScript developers through modern module formats, how to namespace code effectively, and other essential topics. Learn the structure of design patterns and how they are written Understand different pattern categories, including creational, structural, and behavioral Walk through more than 20 classical and modern design patterns in JavaScript Use several options for writing modular code—including the Module pattern, Asyncronous Module Definition (AMD), and CommonJS Discover design patterns implemented in the jQuery library Learn popular design patterns for writing maintainable jQuery plug-ins "This book should be in every JavaScript developer’s hands. It’s the go-to book on JavaScript patterns that will be read and referenced many times in the future."—Andrée Hansson, Lead Front-End Developer, presis!

Learning JavaScript Data Structures and Algorithms

Author: Loiane Groner

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 314

View: 249

Hone your skills by learning classic data structures and algorithms in JavaScript About This Book Understand common data structures and the associated algorithms, as well as the context in which they are used. Master existing JavaScript data structures such as array, set and map and learn how to implement new ones such as stacks, linked lists, trees and graphs. All concepts are explained in an easy way, followed by examples. Who This Book Is For If you are a student of Computer Science or are at the start of your technology career and want to explore JavaScript's optimum ability, this book is for you. You need a basic knowledge of JavaScript and programming logic to start having fun with algorithms. What You Will Learn Declare, initialize, add, and remove items from arrays, stacks, and queues Get the knack of using algorithms such as DFS (Depth-first Search) and BFS (Breadth-First Search) for the most complex data structures Harness the power of creating linked lists, doubly linked lists, and circular linked lists Store unique elements with hash tables, dictionaries, and sets Use binary trees and binary search trees Sort data structures using a range of algorithms such as bubble sort, insertion sort, and quick sort In Detail This book begins by covering basics of the JavaScript language and introducing ECMAScript 7, before gradually moving on to the current implementations of ECMAScript 6. You will gain an in-depth knowledge of how hash tables and set data structure functions, as well as how trees and hash maps can be used to search files in a HD or represent a database. This book is an accessible route deeper into JavaScript. Graphs being one of the most complex data structures you'll encounter, we'll also give you a better understanding of why and how graphs are largely used in GPS navigation systems in social networks. Toward the end of the book, you'll discover how all the theories presented by this book can be applied in real-world solutions while working on your own computer networks and Facebook searches. Style and approach This book gets straight to the point, providing you with examples of how a data structure or algorithm can be used and giving you real-world applications of the algorithm in JavaScript. With real-world use cases associated with each data structure, the book explains which data structure should be used to achieve the desired results in the real world.

Start Here! Learn JavaScript

Author: Steve Suehring

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 232

View: 525

Ready to learn JavaScript? Start Here! Learn the fundamentals of modern programming with JavaScript—and begin building your first apps for the web. If you have no previous experience with JavaScript, no problem—simply start here! This book introduces must-know concepts and techniques through easy-to-follow explanations, examples, and exercises. Here’s where you start learning JavaScript Learn the basics of JavaScript programming Find out how to access browser content from JavaScript Manage images and validate form entries Retrieve data using the JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) Use JavaScript and HTML5 in Windows 8 applications Put it all together by creating your first programs

Learning JavaScript Data Structures and Algorithms

Write Complex and Powerful JavaScript Code Using the Latest ECMAScript, 3rd Edition

Author: Loiane Groner

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 426

View: 931

Create classic data structures and algorithms such as depth-first search and breadth-first search, learn recursion, as well as create and use a heap data structure using JavaScript Key Features Implement common data structures and the associated algorithms along with the context in which they are used Master existing JavaScript data structures such as arrays, sets, and maps, and learn how to implement new ones such as stacks, linked lists, trees, and graphs in ES 8 Develop abstract data types to make JavaScript a more flexible and powerful programming language Book Description A data structure is a particular way of organizing data in a computer to utilize resources efficiently. Data structures and algorithms are the base of every solution to any programming problem. With this book, you will learn to write complex and powerful code using the latest ES 2017 features. Learning JavaScript Data Structures and Algorithms begins by covering the basics of JavaScript and introduces you to ECMAScript 2017, before gradually moving on to the most important data structures such as arrays, queues, stacks, and linked lists. You will gain in-depth knowledge of how hash tables and set data structures function as well as how trees and hash maps can be used to search files in an HD or represent a database. This book serves as a route to take you deeper into JavaScript. You'll also get a greater understanding of why and how graphs, one of the most complex data structures, are largely used in GPS navigation systems in social networks. Toward the end of the book, you'll discover how all the theories presented in this book can be applied to solve real-world problems while working on your own computer networks and Facebook searches. What you will learn Declare, initialize, add, and remove items from arrays, stacks, and queues Create and use linked lists, doubly linked lists, and circular linked lists Store unique elements with hash tables, dictionaries, and sets Explore the use of binary trees and binary search trees Sort data structures using algorithms such as bubble sort, selection sort, insertion sort, merge sort, and quick sort Search elements in data structures using sequential sort and binary search Who this book is for If you're a JavaScript developer who wants to dive deep into JavaScript and write complex programs using JavaScript data structures and algorithms, this book is for you.

Learning JavaScript Robotics

Author: Kassandra Perch

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 160

View: 857

Design, build, and program your own remarkable robots with JavaScript and open source hardware About This Book Learn how to leverage Johnny-Five's Read, Eval, Print Loop, and Event API to write robot code with JavaScript Unlock a world of exciting possibilities by hooking your JavaScript-programmed robots up to the internet and using external data and APIs Move your project code from the Arduino Uno to a multitude of other robotics platforms Who This Book Is For If you've worked with Arduino before or are new to electronics and would like to try writing sketches in JavaScript, then this book is for you! Basic knowledge of JavaScript and Node.js will help you get the most out of this book. What You Will Learn Familiarise yourself with Johnny-Five Read, Eval, and Print Loop (REPL) to modify and debug robotics code in real time Build robots with basic output devices to create projects that light up, make noise, and more Create projects with complex output devices, and employ the Johnny-Five API to simplify the use of components that require complex interfaces, such as I2C Make use of sensors and input devices to allow your robotics projects to survey the world around them and accept input from users Use the Sensor and Motor objects to make it much easier to move your robotics projects Learn about the Animation API that will allow you to program complex movements using timing and key frames Bring in other devices to your Johnny-Five projects, such as USB devices and remotes Connect your Johnny-Five projects to external APIs and create your own Internet of Things! In Detail There has been a rapid rise in the use of JavaScript in recent times in a variety of applications, and JavaScript robotics has seen a rise in popularity too. Johnny-Five is a framework that gives NodeBots a consistent API and platform across several hardware systems. This book walks you through basic robotics projects including the physical hardware builds and the JavaScript code for them. You'll delve into the concepts of Johnny-Five and JS robotics. You'll learn about various components such as Digital GPIO pins, PWM output pins, Sensors, servos, and motors to be used with Johnny-Five along with some advanced components such as I2C, and SPI. You will learn to connect your Johnny-Five robots to internet services and other NodeBots to form networks. By the end of this book, you will have explored the benefits of the Johnny-Five framework and the many devices it unlocks. Style and approach This step-by-step guide to the Johnny-Five ecosystem is explained in a conversational style, packed with examples and tips. Each chapter also explores the Johnny-Five documentation to enable you to start exploring the API on your own.

Learning PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, and CSS

A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Dynamic Websites

Author: Robin Nixon

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 586

View: 902

Learn how to build interactive, data-driven websites—even if you don’t have any previous programming experience. If you know how to build static sites with HTML, this popular guide will help you tackle dynamic web programming. You’ll get a thorough grounding in today’s core open source technologies: PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, and CSS. Explore each technology separately, learn how to combine them, and pick up valuable web programming concepts along the way, including objects, XHTML, cookies, and session management. This book provides review questions in each chapter to help you apply what you’ve learned. Learn PHP essentials and the basics of object-oriented programming Master MySQL, from database structure to complex queries Create web pages with PHP and MySQL by integrating forms and other HTML features Learn JavaScript fundamentals, from functions and event handling to accessing the Document Object Model Pick up CSS basics for formatting and styling your web pages Turn your website into a highly dynamic environment with Ajax calls Upload and manipulate files and images, validate user input, and secure your applications Explore a working example that brings all of the ingredients together

Javascript For Beginners: Your Guide For Learning Javascript Programming in 24 Hours

Author: John Maldonado

Publisher: Lito Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page:

View: 567

Welcome to the Wonderful World of JavaScript If you have experience with web programming particularly working with HTML, then the next step is to learn JavaScript. With the use of scripts, you can give your web pages an added punch. You will also make your web pages a lot more flexible and interactive. You will also transform static HTML web pages allowing them to validate any user input. You will also learn how to adapt your code across several different web browsers. Eventually as you learn the ropes of this programming language you will also know how to integrate other related technologies such as ActiveX components, Java applets, plugins, and others. But what is JavaScript? JavaScript (we'll call it JS for short) is one of the many dynamic programming languages that you can find today. It is lightweight – which means it doesn't require a lot of resources to get it running in your computer. The scripts that you write with this programming language will become one of the most common parts of many web pages. Another thing that you should know is that it is an interpreted computer programming language. That means the code that you will write won't need to be "translated" or compiled into machine code by a compiler. In other words, it doesn't need to be converted from human readable code to machine language.