JavaScript: Visual QuickStart Guide

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Pearson Education, 2014 - Computers - 536 pages
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With the proliferation of new, standards-compliant browsers, virtually all users and Web sites can successfully use the latest JavaScript techniques. 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 ninth edition, readers will find new information on scripting for mobile devices and updated code to work with the latest versions of all major browsers. Readers will also find an expanded focus on getting their JavaScript done quickly by using the near-ubiquitous jQuery library.

 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Getting Acquainted with JavaScript
1
Chapter 2 Start Me Up
21
Chapter 3 Your First Web App
49
Chapter 4 Working with Images
81
Chapter 5 Windows and Frames
115
Chapter 6 Form Handling
133
Chapter 7 Forms and Regular Expressions
171
Chapter 8 Handling Events
193
Chapter 13 Introducing Ajax
325
Chapter 14 Toolkits Frameworks and Libraries
365
Chapter 15 Designing with jQuery
385
Chapter 16 Building on jQuery
411
Chapter 17 Scripting Mobile Devices
425
Chapter 18 Bookmarklets
441
JavaScript Genealogy and Reference
469
JavaScript Reserved Words
491

Chapter 9 JavaScript and Cookies
219
Chapter 10 Objects and the DOM
241
Chapter 11 Making Your Pages Dynamic
261
Chapter 12 Applied JavaScript
285
Cascading Style Sheets Reference
495
Where to Learn More
507
Index
515
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Tom Negrino is the author of dozens of books including Visual QuickStart Guides covering Keynote and Contribute, and Visual QuickProject Guides on PowerPoint, Quicken, and upgrading Mac OS X. Dori Smith is the author of Java 2: Visual QuickStart Guide. She is a frequent speaker at industry conferences, publisher of the Wise-Women's Web community, and a founding member of the Web Standards Project. Together they've written Styling Web Pages with CSS: Visual QuickProject Guide and several best-selling editions of Dreamweaver: Visual QuickStart Guide. They have also written numerous print and online articles, and publish the Backup Brain weblog. Tom and Dori have lived in Northern California's wine country since they fled the Los Angeles area in 1999.

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