JavaScript: Novice to Ninja
Publisher: SitePoint
Final Release Date: November 2014
Pages: 500

Learn JavaScript from scratch!

Packed with numerous examples, JavaScript: Novice to Ninja is a fun, step-by-step and comprehensive introduction to development in JavaScript.

Discover how to use JavaScript to solve real-world problems, build smarter forms, track user events, and design eye-catching animations.

  • Learn JavaScript's built-in functions, methods, and properties.
  • Use JavaScript to validate form entries and interact with your users.
  • Understand how to respond to user events and add interactivity to your applications.
  • Create animations that bring your web site to life.
  • Start programming using the DOM
  • And much more!
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Excellent book for novices!

By tahdhaze

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  • Easy to understand
  • Helpful examples
  • Well-written


  • No index

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  • Intermediate
  • Novice
  • Student

Comments about oreilly JavaScript: Novice to Ninja:

A great book for novices just about to reach intermediate status level in Javascript. The books ties the basic concepts with intermediate concepts that just clicked for me.

I learned how to do proper testing and debugging, manipulating the DOM, and objects really easily. And he has one of the best explanations of closures I've read.

I have to take one star away for not having an index; I think not having one makes review difficult. Other than that, this book is a must-have for anyone wanting to learn Javascript from the ground up.

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