JavaScript Starter Kit

JavaScript Starter Kit

The Tools You Need to Get Started with JavaScript

"JavaScript is now a language every developer should know."

– Mike Loukides, Vice President of Content Strategy for O'Reilly Media

JavaScript is everywhere: servers, rich web client libraries, HTML5, databases, even JavaScript-based languages. If you've avoided JavaScript, this is the year to learn it. And if you don't, you risk being left behind.

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Learning JavaScript, 2nd Edition

Learning JavaScript, 2nd Edition: 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.

Ebook: $27.99

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JavaScript & jQuery: The Missing Manual, 2nd Edition

JavaScript & jQuery: The Missing Manual, 2nd Edition: This jargon-free guide covers JavaScript basics and shows you how to save time and effort with the jQuery library of prewritten JavaScript code. You'll soon be building web pages that feel and act like desktop programs, without having to do much programming.

Ebook: $31.99

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JavaScript: The Definitive Guide, 6th Edition

JavaScript: The Definitive Guide, 6th Edition: Since 1996, JavaScript: The Definitive Guide has been the bible for JavaScript programmers—a programmer's guide and comprehensive reference to the core language and to the client-side JavaScript APIs defined by web browsers.

Ebook: $39.99

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JavaScript: The Good Parts

JavaScript: The Good Parts: Most programming languages contain good and bad parts, but JavaScript has more than its share of the bad, having been developed and released in a hurry before it could be refined. This authoritative book scrapes away these bad features to reveal a subset of JavaScript that's more reliable, readable, and maintainable than the language as a whole—a subset you can use to create truly extensible and efficient code.

Ebook: $23.99

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Douglas Crockford JavaScript Master Class

Douglas Crockford JavaScript Master Class: Javascript incorporates some of the best and worst ideas in programming languages. In this segment, Doug Crockford introduces the Javascript programming language, covering all of the core language features, including numbers, strings, operators, arrays, objects, and functions, pointing out the good, the bad, and the ugly features of the language as he goes. You'll learn about some common Javascript patterns, why lambda is cool, why you should never, ever use eval, and why you should always declare everything.

Video: $99.99

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Head First jQuery

Head First jQuery: Discover how jQuery can help you build complex scripting functionality in just a few lines of code. With Head First jQuery, you'll quickly get up to speed on this amazing JavaScript library by learning how to navigate HTML documents while handling events, effects, callbacks, and animations. By the time you've completed the book, you'll be incorporating Ajax apps, working seamlessly with HTML and CSS, and handling data with PHP, MySQL and JSON.

Ebook: $31.99

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Learning JavaScript Design Patterns

Learning JavaScript Design Patterns: If you want to write beautiful, structured, and maintainable JavaScript code, this guide shows you how to apply both classical and modern design patterns to the language. The patterns in this book provide reusable code solutions to common problems in software design, and give you a shared vocabulary for describing solutions to others.

Early Release Ebook: $35.99

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Maintainable JavaScript

Maintainable JavaScript: You may have definite ideas about writing code when working alone, but team development requires that everyone use the same approach. With the JavaScript practices in this book—including code style, programming tips, and automation—you'll learn how to write maintainable code that other team members can easily understand, adapt, and extend.

Ebook: $27.99

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JavaScript Web Applications

JavaScript Web Applications: Building rich JavaScript applications that bring a desktop experience to the Web requires moving state from the server to the client side—not a simple task. This hands-on book takes proficient JavaScript developers through all the steps necessary to create state-of-the-art applications, including structure, templating, frameworks, communicating with the server, and many other issues.

Ebook: $27.99

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Node: Up and Running

Node: Up and Running: This book introduces you to Node, the new web development framework written in JavaScript. You'll learn hands-on how Node makes life easier for experienced JavaScript developers: not only can you work on the front end and back end in the same language, you'll also have more flexibility in choosing how to divide application logic between client and server.

Ebook: $27.99

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Regular Expression Pocket Reference, 2nd Edition

Regular Expression Pocket Reference, 2nd Edition: This concise and easy-to-use reference puts a very powerful tool for manipulating text and data right at your fingertips. Composed of a mixture of symbols and text, regular expressions can be an outlet for creativity, for brilliant programming, and for the elegant solution. Regular Expression Pocket Reference offers an introduction to regular expressions, pattern matching, metacharacters, modes and constructs, and then provides separate sections for each of the language APIs.

Ebook: $11.99

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