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JavaScript: A Beginner's Guide, Fifth Edition
JavaScript: A Beginner's Guide, Fifth Edition

JavaScript: A Beginner's Guide, Fifth Edition, 5th Edition

ISBN10: 1260457680 | ISBN13: 9781260457681
By John Pollock
© 2020

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Get up and running on the latest JavaScript standard using this fully updated beginner’s guide

This hands-on, fast-paced guide shows, from start to finish, how to create dynamic Web pages complete with special effects using JavaScript. This edition contains updates for all major new features and the latest Web development techniques and practices. You will discover how to extend JavaScript’s capabilities to the server side using Node.js.

JavaScript: A Beginner's Guide, Fifth Edition begins by clearly explaining the fundamentals, including variables, functions, operators, event handlers, objects, arrays, strings, and forms. From there, the book moves on to more advanced techniques, such as debugging, accessibility, and security. Throughout, “Ask the Expert,” “Try This,” notes, tips, and self tests highlight salient points and aid in learning.  

Teaches, step by step, how to get started developing Web applications
Features detailed examples and downloadable project files
Written by an experienced Web developer and JavaScript expert

Chapter 1: Introduction to JavaScript
Chapter 2: Placing JavaScript in an HTML File
Chapter 3: Using Variables
Chapter 4: Using Functions
Chapter 5: JavaScript Operators
Chapter 6: Conditional Statements and Loops
Chapter 7: JavaScript Arrays
Chapter 8: Objects
Chapter 9: Math, Number, and Date Objects
Chapter 10: Event Handlers
Chapter 11: Introduction to Node.js
Chapter 12: More on Numbers and Strings
Chapter 13: Browser-based JavaScript
Chapter 14: JavaScript Forms and Data
Chapter 15: Further Browser Based JS
Appendix A: Answers to Self Tests

About the Author

John Pollock

John Pollock (Huntsville, TX) is a university student in Huntsville, Texas. He has been working with JavaScript and other Web development tools for more than 5 years. Her runs two Web sites devoted to Web development technology.

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