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Table of Contents

  1. Getting Started with JavaScript

    1. Chapter 1 Writing Your First JavaScript Program

      1. Introducing Programming
      2. How to Add JavaScript to a Page
      3. Your First JavaScript Program
      4. Writing Text on a Web Page
      5. Attaching an External JavaScript File
      6. Tracking Down Errors
    2. Chapter 2 The Grammar of JavaScript

      1. Statements
      2. Commands
      3. Types of Data
      4. Variables
      5. Working with Data Types and Variables
      6. Tutorial: Using Variables to Create Messages
      7. Tutorial: Asking for Information
      8. Arrays
      9. Tutorial: Writing to a Web Page Using Arrays
      10. Comments
    3. Chapter 3 Adding Logic and Control to Your Programs

      1. Making Programs React Intelligently
      2. Tutorial: Using Conditional Statements
      3. Handling Repetitive Tasks with Loops
      4. Functions: Turn Useful Code Into Reusable Commands
      5. Tutorial: A Simple Quiz
    4. Chapter 4 Working with Words, Numbers, and Dates

      1. A Quick Object Lesson
      2. Strings
      3. Finding Patterns in Strings
      4. Numbers
      5. Dates and Times
      6. Tutorial
    5. Chapter 5 Dynamically Modifying Web Pages

      1. Modifying Web Pages: An Overview
      2. Understanding the Document Object Model
      3. Introducing JavaScript Libraries
      4. Selecting Page Elements (Revisited)
      5. Adding Content to a Page
      6. Setting and Reading Tag Attributes
      7. Reading, Setting, and Removing HTML Attributes
      8. Creative Headlines
      9. Acting on Each Element in a Selection
      10. Automatic Pull Quotes
    6. Chapter 6 Action/Reaction: Making Pages Come Alive with Events

      1. What Are Events?
      2. Using Events with Functions
      3. Tutorial: Highlighting Table Rows
      4. More jQuery Event Concepts
      5. Advanced Event Management
      6. Tutorial: A One-Page FAQ
    7. Chapter 7 Improving Your Images

      1. Swapping Images
      2. Tutorial: Adding Rollover Images
      3. jQuery Effects
      4. Tutorial: Photo Gallery with Effects
      5. Advanced Gallery with jQuery lightBox
      6. Tutorial: lightBox Photo Gallery
      7. Animated Slideshows with Cycle
      8. Tutorial: An Automated Slideshow
  2. Building Web Page Features

    1. Chapter 8 Improving Navigation

      1. Some Link Basics
      2. Opening External Links in a New Window
      3. Creating New Windows
      4. Opening Pages in a Window on the Page
      5. Tutorial: Making Bigger Links
      6. Animated Navigation Menus
    2. Chapter 9 Enhancing Web Forms

      1. Understanding Forms
      2. Adding Smarts to Your Forms
      3. Tutorial: Basic Form Enhancements
      4. Form Validation
      5. Validation Tutorial
    3. Chapter 10 Expanding Your Interface

      1. Hiding Information with Accordion Panels
      2. Organizing Information in Tabbed Panels
      3. Tooltips
      4. Creating Sortable Tables
  3. Ajax: Communicating with the Web Server

    1. Chapter 11 Introducing Ajax

      1. What Is Ajax?
      2. Ajax: The Basics
      3. Ajax the jQuery Way
      4. JSON
    2. Chapter 12 Basic Ajax Programming

      1. Tabs Plug-in
      2. Adding Google Maps to Your Site
  4. Troubleshooting, Tips, and Tricks

    1. Chapter 13 Troubleshooting and Debugging

      1. Top JavaScript Programming Mistakes
      2. Debugging with Firebug
      3. Debugging Tutorial
    2. Chapter 14 Going Further with JavaScript

      1. Putting It All Together
      2. Writing More Efficient JavaScript
      3. Creating Fast-Loading JavaScript
  5. Appendix

    1. Appendix JavaScript Resources

      1. References
      2. Basic JavaScript
      3. jQuery
      4. The Document Object Model
      5. Ajax
      6. Advanced JavaScript
      7. CSS
      8. JavaScript Software
  1. Colophon