Beginning JavaScript, 2nd Edition
By Paul Wilton
Publisher: Wiley / Wrox
Final Release Date: November 2005
Pages: 1000

JavaScript is the preferred programming language for Web pageapplications, letting you enhance your sites with interactive,dynamic, and personalized pages. This fully updated guide shows youhow to take advantage of JavaScript’s client-side scriptingtechniques for the newest versions of Netscape® and InternetExplorer®, even if you’ve never programmed before.

You will begin with basic syntax and learn about data types andhow to structure code for decision-making. Then you’ll learnto use dates, strings, and other basic objects of JavaScript. Next,you will see how to use JavaScript to manipulate objects providedby the browser, such as forms and windows. From there you will moveinto advanced topics like using cookies and dynamic HTML.

After you have a solid foundation, you will explore dynamicgeneration of Web content using server-side scripting and back-enddatabases. And you’ll practice what you learn by building asample application as you go.

What you will learn from this book

  • What types of data are used in JavaScript
  • How to identify and correct flaws in your code
  • Techniques for programming the browser
  • How to use Microsoft® Script Debugger and Netscape ScriptDebugger
  • Ways to manage cross-browser issues
  • How JavaScript interacts with XML and HTML

Who this book is for

This book is for anyone who wants to learn JavaScriptprogramming. You should have some understanding of HTML and how tocreate static Web pages, but no prior programming experience isnecessary.

Wrox Beginning guides are crafted to make learningprogramming languages and technologies easier than you think,providing a structured, tutorial format that will guide you throughall the techniques involved.

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