JavaScript and Ajax for the Web

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Peachpit Press, 2007 - Computers - 498 pages
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Need to learn JavaScript fast? This best-selling reference's visual format and step-by-step, task-based instructions will have you up and running with JavaScript in no time. In this completely updated edition of our best-selling guide to JavaScript, leading Web and computing experts Tom Negrino and Dori Smith use crystal-clear instructions and friendly prose to introduce you to all of today's JavaScript essentials. Along the way, you'll find extensive coverage of Ajax and XML techniques, current browsers (Opera, Safari, Firefox), and more.

Visual QuickStart Guide--the quick and easy way to learn!
  • Easy visual approach uses pictures to guide you through JavaScript and show you what to do.
  • Concise steps and explanations get you up and running in no time.
  • Page for page, the best content and value around.
  • Companion Web site at www.javascriptworld.com offers sample scripts, updates, and more!

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User Review  - PhillipThomas - LibraryThing

Very simplistic book, ideal for beginners. The examples given were very academic. On a personal note I was expecting a little more from this book. The first half was a refresher and the second half didn't deliver what I expected from reading the back of the book. Read full review

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Writing JavaScriptFriendly HTML
17
Language Essentials
45
Copyright

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Tom Negrino is the author of dozens of books including Visual QuickStart Guides covering Macromedia Contribute and Keynote, and Visual QuickProject Guides on upgrading to Mac OS X Tiger, Keynote, and PowerPoint.

Dori Smith is the author of Java for the World Wide Web: Visual QuickStart Guide. She is a frequent speaker at industry conferences, publisher of the Wise-Women's Web community, and a member of the Web Standards Project. Together they've written the best-selling Macromedia Dreamweaver 8 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide, authored numerous print and online articles, and maintain the Backup Brain weblog.

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