Web Development Kit

Web Development Starter Kit

Learn practical skills for developing in today's web

The building blocks of web development are JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, and an understanding of how they work together. If you've entertained the idea of becoming a web developer, then this Starter Kit from shop.oreilly.com will help you build the necessary skills. Get a solid grounding in web technologies, including version control and algorithms. Complete with tutorials, hands-on projects, and real-life examples—the Web Development Starter Kit is where you should start.

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Mobile HTML5

Mobile HTML5: With this hands-on book, you’ll learn how to develop web apps that not only work on iOS, Android, Blackberry, and Windows Phone, but also perform well and provide good user experience.

Jump Start CSS

Jump Start CSS: This short SitePoint book provides readers with a fun and yet practical introduction to Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), the language used to style and lay out all web pages.

JavaScript: The Definitive Guide

JavaScript: The Definitive Guide: The 6th edition covers HTML5 and ECMAScript 5. Many chapters have been completely rewritten to bring them in line with today's best web development practices. New chapters in this edition document jQuery and server side JavaScript.

Testable JavaScript

Testable JavaScript: One skill that's essential for any professional JavaScript developer is the ability to write testable code. This book shows you what writing and maintaining testable JavaScript for the client- or server-side actually entails, whether you're creating a new application or rewriting legacy code.

Essential Algorithms

Essential Algorithms: This book introduces you to many classic algorithms, shows you where they work, and explains how to analyze them to understand their behavior. The study of algorithms also teaches general problem-solving techniques that make you a better programmer.

Version Control with Git

Version Control with Git: Through a series of step-by-step tutorials, this practical guide takes you quickly from Git fundamentals to advanced techniques, and provides friendly yet rigorous advice for navigating the many functions of this open source version control system.