Professional JavaScript for Web Developers, 3rd Edition


A significant update to a bestselling JavaScript book

As the key scripting language for the web, JavaScript is supported by every modern web browser and allows developers to create client-side scripts that take advantage of features such as animating the canvas tag and enabling client-side storage and application caches. After an in-depth introduction to the JavaScript language, this updated edition of a bestseller progresses to break down how JavaScript is applied for web development using the latest web development technologies. Veteran author and JavaScript guru Nicholas Zakas shows how JavaScript works with the new HTML5 as well as other significant advances in web development as it relates to JavaScript.

  • Begins with an introduction to JavaScript basics and then moves on to more advanced topics regarding JavaScript and advances in web development technologies
  • Describes how JavaScript is implemented into HTML5
  • Covers browser/feature detection in scripts, event-driven JavaScript development, error reporting and debugging, offline application and data storage, and more

Professional JavaScript for Web Developers, 3rd Edition is an authoritative JavaScript resource that every web developers should have.

From the Back Cover
Get up to date on the latest ways to use JavaScript in web development

If you want to achieve JavaScript’s full potential, it is critical to understand its nature, history, and limitations. To that end, this updated version of the bestseller by veteran author and JavaScript guru Nicholas C. Zakas covers JavaScript from its very beginning to the present-day incarnations including the DOM, Ajax, and HTML5. Zakas shows you how to extend this powerful language to meet specific needs and create dynamic user interfaces for the web that blur the line between desktop and internet. By the end of the book, you’ll have a strong understanding of the significant advances in web development as they relate to JavaScript so that you can apply them to your next website.

Professional JavaScript for Web Developers:

  • Offers a detailed discussion of the components that make up a JavaScript implementation
  • Zeroes in on new and emerging APIs such as the Selectors API, Web Workers, and Cross-Document Messaging
  • Explores object-oriented programming in JavaScript
  • Shows how to implement drag and drop file upload with Ajax and the File API
  • Highlights the new core language features introduced in ECMAScript5
  • Explains how to work with data formats such as XML and JSON
  • Looks at what’s coming in ECMAScript Harmony
  • Walks you through creating offline-capable web applications

Book Details

  • Paperback: 960 pages
  • Publisher: Wrox; 3rd Edition (January 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118026691
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118026694
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2 Responses

  1. misterdiablo says:

    Thanks muchly!

  2. cybervigilante says:

    Turbobit not available in US. I’m not complaining about here – it’s the US, whose bribed politicians are totally controlled by banks and corporations, that sux. But it does make dld kinda hard unless I emigrate :mrgreen:

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