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JavaScript & JQuery

Jon Duckett


PUBLISHED: 18th July 2014
ISBN: 9781118531648
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Learn JavaScript and jQuery a nicer way This full-color book adopts a visual approach to teaching JavaScript & jQuery, showing you how to make web pages more interactive and interfaces more intuitive through the use of inspiring code examples, infographics, and photography.
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PUBLISHED: 18th July 2014
ISBN: 9781118531648
ANNOTATION:
Learn JavaScript and jQuery a nicer way This full-color book adopts a visual approach to teaching JavaScript & jQuery, showing you how to make web pages more interactive and interfaces more intuitive through the use of inspiring code examples, infographics, and photography.

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Learn JavaScript and jQuery a nicer way This full-color book adopts a visual approach to teaching JavaScript & jQuery, showing you how to make web pages more interactive and interfaces more intuitive through the use of inspiring code examples, infographics, and photography.

Publisher Description

Learn JavaScript and jQuery a nicer way

This full-color book adopts a visual approach to teaching JavaScript & jQuery, showing you how to make web pages more interactive and interfaces more intuitive through the use of inspiring code examples, infographics, and photography. The content assumes no previous programming experience, other than knowing how to create a basic web page in HTML & CSS. You'll learn how to achieve techniques seen on many popular websites (such as adding animation, tabbed panels, content sliders, form validation, interactive galleries, and sorting data)..

Introduces core programming concepts in JavaScript and jQuery

Uses clear descriptions, inspiring examples, and easy-to-follow diagrams

Teaches you how to create scripts from scratch, and understand the thousands of JavaScripts, JavaScript APIs, and jQuery plugins that are available on the web

Demonstrates the latest practices in progressive enhancement, cross-browser compatibility, and when you may be better off using CSS3

If you're looking to create more enriching web experiences and express your creativity through code, then this is the book for you.

This book is also available as part of a set in hardcover - Web Design with HTML, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery, 9781119038634 - and in softcover - Web Design with HTML, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery, 9781118907443.

Author Biography

Jon Duckett published his first Web site in 1996 while studying for a BSc (Hons) in psychology at Brunel University, London. Since then he has helped create a wide variety of Web sites and has coauthored more than ten programming-related books on topics from ASP to XML (via many other letters of the alphabet) that have covered diverse aspects of Web programming, including design, architecture, and coding.
After graduating, Jon worked for Wrox Press, first in their Birmingham (U.K.) offices for three years and then in Sydney (Australia) for another year. He is now a freelance developer and

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Chapter 1: The ABC of Programming 11

Chapter 2: Basic JavaScript Instructions 53

Chapter 3: Functions, Methods & Objects 85

Chapter 4: Decisions & Loops 145

Chapter 5: Document Object Model 183

Chapter 6: Events 243

Chapter 7: jQuery 293

Chapter 8: Ajax & JSON 367

Chapter 9: APIs 409

Chapter 10: Error Handling & Debugging 449

Chapter 11: Content Panels 487

Chapter 12: Filtering, Searching & Sorting 527

Chapter 13: Form Enhancement & Validation 567

Index 623

Review

inside it s beautifully designed, clearly laid out, and adds plenty of visual examples alongside the instructive text (Web User, August 2014) Forget dry references and cheesy examples. This beautifully designed visual guide takes you from the basics to sophisticated JavaScript techniques for making websites interactive and engaging in a way that is, in itself, interactive and engaging (ZDNet, September 2014)

Product Details

Author
Jon Duckett
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Inc
ISBN-10
1118531647
ISBN-13
9781118531648
Format
Paperback
Country of Publication
United States
Short Title
JAVASCRIPT & JQUERY
Language
English
Media
Book
Residence
Sydney, AT
Audience
General/Trade
Year
2014
Illustrations
Illustrations
Pages
640
Edition
1st
Publication Date
2014-06-20
Subtitle
Interactive Front-End Web Development