Professional JavaScript for Web Developers
Publisher: Wiley / Wrox
Final Release Date: April 2005
Pages: 670

Professional JavaScript for Web Developers

JavaScript is an important feature of every major browserbecause it enables enhanced user interaction on both Web sites andWeb applications. While exploring everything from its history totoday's advanced features, this book shows you how to use thispowerful language to its full potential in order to develop yourown applications that solve the business problems facing Webdevelopers today.

You'll gain a clear understanding of the components that make upa JavaScript implementation, plus you'll examine critical areasincluding events, regular expressions, and browser detectiontechniques so that you can build dynamic user interfaces. You'llalso learn how to extend the language to meet your specificrequirements as well as create seamless client-server communicationwithout intermediaries such as Java or hidden frames.

What you will learn from this book

  • ECMAScript basics, object-oriented programming techniques, andimportant Document Object Model (DOM) concepts
  • How to implement regular expressions for data validation andstring manipulation
  • Methods for handling events to tie JavaScript to a Web userinterface
  • Techniques for validating data, sorting tables, and dealingwith errors
  • How to communicate between JavaScript and browser plugins
  • All about security issues, optimization, and intellectualproperty protections

Who this book is for

This book is for Web developers who want to use JavaScript todramatically improve the usability of their Web sites and Webapplications.

Wrox Professional guides are planned and written by workingprogrammers to meet the real-world needs of programmers,developers, and IT professionals. Focused and relevant, theyaddress the issues technology professionals face every day. Theyprovide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in newtechnologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.

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