Start Here! Learn JavaScript

By Steve Suehring

Ready to benefit JavaScript? begin Here!

Learn the basics of contemporary programming with JavaScript—and commence construction your first apps for the internet. when you've got no earlier adventure with JavaScript, no problem—simply begin right here! This e-book introduces must-know ideas and strategies via easy-to-follow factors, examples, and workouts.

Here’s the place you begin studying JavaScript

  • Learn the fundamentals of JavaScript programming
  • Find out how one can entry browser content material from JavaScript
  • Manage pictures and validate shape entries
  • Retrieve information utilizing the JavaScript item Notation (JSON)
  • Use JavaScript and HTML5 in home windows eight functions
  • Put all of it jointly via growing your first courses

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SurviveJS - Webpack and React

By Juho Vepsäläinen

Facebook's React powers an expanding volume of web sites. there's a solid explanation for this. It simplifies frontend improvement vastly. mixed with Webpack, a bundling device, you could have a strong frontend improvement atmosphere on your hands.

SurviveJS - Webpack and React indicates you ways to construct an easy Kanban software in response to those applied sciences. throughout the approach you are going to examine to:

Set up a Webpack dependent improvement and creation surroundings. you are going to learn how to get so much out of babel-plugin-hot-transform and Babel for development.
Improve the standard of your code by utilizing ESLint and neighbors to identify attainable blunders earlier.
Get into the React mind-set whereas studying the fundamentals of Alt, an implementation of the Flux software Architecture.
Style your React program in numerous rising ways.
Implement drag and drop in your software utilizing React DnD.

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JavaScript Quick Syntax Reference

JavaScript fast Syntax Reference is a condensed syntax connection with the JavaScript language. It offers the necessities of JavaScript in a well-organized structure that may be used as a convenient reference. This comprises the newest ECMAScript five, JSON (JavaScript item Notation) and DOM (Document item version) requisites and implementations.

You won’t locate any technical jargon, bloated samples, drawn out heritage classes or witty tales during this publication. What you can find is a JavaScript reference that's concise, to the purpose and hugely obtainable. The ebook is full of worthwhile info and is a must have for any JavaScript programmer or net developer.

In JavaScript fast Syntax Reference, you'll find a concise connection with JavaScript programming language syntax; has brief, easy and concentrated code examples; and contains a good laid out desk of contents and a finished index permitting effortless review.

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Using the HTML5 Filesystem API

By Eric Bidelman

Several client-side garage recommendations can be found to net purposes, yet one quarter that is been missing beforehand is dossier I/O—the skill to prepare binary facts right into a actual hierarchy of folders. That has replaced with the arrival of HTML5. With this booklet, you will tips on how to offer your functions with a dossier approach that allows them to create, learn, and write documents and folders in a sandboxed element of the user's neighborhood filesystem.

Author Eric Bidelman, a Senior Developer courses Engineer at the Google Chrome staff, offers numerous innovations and entire code examples for operating with the HTML5 Filesystem API.

  • Learn universal operations for operating with documents and directories
  • Become conversant in HTML5's garage use instances and safeguard considerations
  • Understand the garage suggestions to be had, together with transitority, continual, and unlimited
  • Write textual content or append info to an current consumer file
  • Import documents into your program by means of having access to a user's tough drive
  • Get options for utilizing a dossier with filesystem, blob, or information URLs
  • Use the synchronous model of the HTML5 Filesystem API inside of an online employee context

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The Mobile Web Handbook

Bizarre browser insects, inconsistent CSS/JS aid, functionality matters, cellular fragmentation, machine pixels, viewports, zooming, contact occasion cascade, pointer and click on occasions and the 300-millisecond hold up. No, cellular isn’t darkish subject, however it does require you to benefit a couple of new issues, a few of that are particularly complicated.

The cellular net instruction manual can help you to make feel of all of it. It’s our fresh functional consultant for facing front-end demanding situations on cellular — effectively. Written through Peter-Paul Koch, it gains fresh study findings and exhibits the intricacies of cellular, with its universal difficulties and workarounds, and gives you what it provides: real-world suggestion for cellular — very exact and very worthy.

How do you deal with cellular browsers? What do you want to understand approximately networks, operators and equipment owners? what is the tale at the back of place: fastened, overflow: vehicle and the 3 viewports? Are contact occasions trustworthy and the way precisely do they paintings? and the way do you attempt on cellular besides? The e-book covers these types of concerns intimately, with plenty of useful takeaways alongside the best way.

In truth, development web pages for cellular is buggy, until you recognize why those insects arise. With The cellular guide, you are going to research simply that — and in addition tips to take on universal concerns prior to time, even earlier than they arrive up.

The ebook should be precious for cellular strategists, builders, designers, and everyone keen to higher comprehend the intricacies of cellular — either technical and market-related. no matter if you need to get a greater photograph or dive deep into universal browser insects on cellular, this can be simply the e-book you need.

232 pages. Written via Peter-Paul Koch. Designed via Stephen Hay. Reviewed through Stephanie and Brian Rieger. September 2014.


Chapter 1: The cellular World

Chapter 2: Browsers

Chapter three: Android

Chapter four: Viewports

Chapter five: CSS

Chapter 6: contact and Pointer Events

Chapter 7: changing into a cellular net Developer

Chapter eight: the way forward for the internet on cellular

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Data Visualization with JavaScript

By Stephen A. Thomas

You've acquired facts to speak. yet what sort of visualization do you opt, how do you construct it, and the way do you make sure that it really is as much as the calls for of the Web?

In Data Visualization with JavaScript, you are going to find out how to use JavaScript, HTML, and CSS to construct the main sensible visualizations on your information. step by step examples stroll you thru growing, integrating, and debugging sorts of visualizations and may have you ever construction easy visualizations, like bar, line, and scatter graphs, in no time.

Then you are going to circulate directly to extra complicated themes, together with how to:

  • Create tree maps, warmth maps, community graphs, notice clouds, and timelines
  • Map geographic information, and construct sparklines and composite charts
  • Add interactivity and retrieve information with AJAX
  • Manage information within the browser and construct data-driven net applications
  • Harness the facility of the Flotr2, Flot, Chronoline.js, D3.js, Underscore.js, and Backbone.js libraries

If you realize your approach round development an internet web page yet are not fairly yes tips on how to construct an exceptional visualization, Data Visualization with JavaScript can assist you get your toes rainy with out throwing you into the deep finish. sooner than you recognize it, you can be good in your technique to developing basic, strong facts visualizations.

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Node Security

For an in-depth realizing of the way you could safe your Node.js functions, this is often definitely the right publication. by way of studying to jot down code defensively and adopting safeguard ideas it is possible for you to to resist universal internet attacks.


  • Examine safety features and vulnerabilities inside JavaScript
  • Explore the Node platform, together with the event-loop and center modules
  • Solve universal defense issues of to be had npm modules

In Detail

Node.js is a fast-growing platform for construction server functions utilizing JavaScript. Now that it really is being extra regular in creation settings, Node functions will begin to be in particular detailed for defense vulnerabilities. retaining your clients would require an realizing of assault vectors detailed to Node, in addition to shared with different internet applications.

To safe Node.js functions, we’ll commence through assisting you delve into the development blocks that make up standard Node purposes. by means of realizing the entire layers that you're development on best of, you could write code defensively and securely. In doing so, it is possible for you to to guard your user's information and your infrastructure, whereas nonetheless utilizing the rock-star expertise at the back of Node.js.

Teaching you ways to safe your Node functions via studying approximately all the layers you may be construction on best of; beginning with JavaScript itself, then the Node platform, and eventually the npm module environment. by way of beginning with JavaScript, you are going to research what to prevent and what to include. subsequent, we'll clarify the Node platform, together with its particular structure and middle modules, so that you understand how issues paintings lower than the hood. eventually, we'll introduce the wealthy surroundings of npm modules, together with modules that will help you remedy the typical protection difficulties you may face. via our convenient tutorials, it is possible for you to to put in writing safe Node.js purposes, ones that may stay on-line stressed and be capable to climate the most typical assaults that face internet functions today.

What you are going to study from this book

  • Master the origins of the Node.js and npm projects
  • Understand the structure, together with the event-loop and asynchronous I/O
  • Delve into the most important elements of averting a few universal pitfalls of JavaScript development
  • Incorporate ES5's defense advancements, together with strict-mode
  • Add static code research and the code-quality it promotes
  • Explore the fundamentals of right error-handling inside Node applications
  • Understand the structure of convey and Connect
  • Adapt universal authentication and authorization schemes


A sensible and fast moving consultant that might offer you all of the details you must safe your Node applications.

Who this ebook is written for

If you're a developer who needs to safe your Node functions, even if you're already utilizing Node defense in creation, or are contemplating utilizing it in your subsequent undertaking, then this ebook will aid you be certain protection of your purposes. An figuring out of JavaScript is a prerequisite, and a few event with Node is usually recommended, notwithstanding no longer required.

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Full Stack JavaScript: Learn Backbone.js, Node.js and MongoDB

By Azat Mardan

This is a hands-on ebook which introduces you to agile JavaScript net and cellular software program improvement utilizing the newest state-of-the-art front-end and back-end applied sciences including: Node.js, MongoDB, Backbone.js,, Heroku and Windows Azure.
Practical examples comprise construction a number of models of the Chat app:
•jQuery + JS relaxation API
•Backbone and JS SDK
•Backbone and Node.js
•Backbone and Node.js + MongoDB
The Chat program has all of the starting place of a standard web/mobile software: fetching information, showing it, filing new data.
Other examples within the ebook are as follows:
•jQuery + Twitter RESP API “Tweet Analyzer”
• “Save John”
•MongoDB “Print Collections”
•Backbone.js “Apple Database”

•Monk + Express.js “REST API Server”

This publication will prevent many hours via offering a hand-picked and established selection of speedy commence courses. RPJS has functional examples that permit to spend much less time studying and extra time development your individual functions. Prototype speedy and send code that matters!
What you'll Learn:
  • You may still count on a easy knowing from a set of fast begin courses, tutorials and recommendations for the devel0pment apps mentioned during this book. 
  • In addition to coding examples, the e-book covers nearly all setup and deployment step-by-step. 
  • You’ll study from the examples of Chat web/mobile functions beginning with front-end elements and by the top we’ll placed front-end and back-end jointly and set up to the construction environment. 
Who This publication is For:
The ordinary programmer who desires to examine extra approximately potent JavaScript coding.

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Physics for JavaScript Games, Animation, and Simulations: with HTML5 Canvas

By Adrian Dobre

Have you ever desired to contain plausible actual behaviors on your video games and initiatives to offer them that additional area? Physics for JavaScript video games, Animation, and Simulations teaches you the way to include genuine physics, akin to gravity, friction, and buoyancy, into your HTML5 video games, animations, and simulations. it is also extra complicated issues, equivalent to particle structures, that are crucial for developing results resembling sparks or smoke. The ebook additionally addresses the major factor of balancing accuracy and straightforwardness on your video games and simulations, and the ultimate chapters offer you the knowledge and the code to make definitely the right selection on your project.

Physics for JavaScript video games, Animation, and Simulations assumes you've a simple wisdom of JavaScript and HTML5. even though, no earlier wisdom of physics is required—only a few very simple math abilities. The authors current every thing from uncomplicated ideas to complicated innovations in an approachable means, so you’ll have the capacity to keep on with the good judgment and simply adapt the foundations on your personal applications.

The ebook is packed filled with useful examples of the way you could observe physics in your personal video games and purposes. Spring behaviors can be utilized for whatever from tweaking lowrider suspension to making textile simulation; flotation mechanics allow the simulation of submersibles or dirigibles; you may also create your personal sun procedure with actual orbits and gravity. It doesn’t subject if you’re modeling the Lorentz strength in an electromagnetic box or you’re modeling the elevate strength in a flight simulator, Physics for JavaScript video games, Animation, and Simulations allows you to fill your video games and functions with exact and practical results.

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Professional JavaScript for Web Developers

By Nicholas C. Zakas

This booklet offers a developer-level advent besides extra complex and worthwhile positive factors of JavaScript. insurance includes:

  • JavaScript use with HTML to create dynamic webpages, language strategies together with syntax and circulation keep an eye on statements
  • variable dealing with given their loosely typed nature
  • built-in reference forms comparable to item and array
  • object-oriented programing
  • powerful facets of functionality expressions
  • Browser item version permitting interplay with the browser itself
  • detecting the customer and its capabilities
  • Document item version (DOM) gadgets on hand in DOM point 1
  • how DOM degrees 2 and three augmented the DOM
  • events, legacy aid, and the way the DOM redefined how occasions should still work
  • enhancing shape interactions and dealing round browser limitations
  • using the tag to create on-the-fly graphics
  • JavaScript API alterations in HTML5
  • how browsers deal with JavaScript mistakes and blunder handling
  • features of JavaScript used to learn and manage XML data
  • the JSON info structure in its place to XML
  • Ajax recommendations together with using XMLHttpRequest item and CORS
  • complex styles together with functionality currying, partial functionality software, and dynamic functions
  • offline detection and storing facts at the purchaser machine
  • techniques for JavaScript in an firm surroundings for greater maintainability

This publication is geared toward 3 teams of readers: skilled object-oriented programming builders trying to examine JavaScript because it pertains to conventional OO languages equivalent to Java and C++; internet program builders trying to increase web site usability; amateur JavaScript developers.

Nicholas C. Zakas labored with the net for over a decade. He has labored on company intranet functions utilized by a number of the biggest businesses on this planet and large-scale purchaser web pages equivalent to MyYahoo! and the Yahoo! homepage. He usually offers talks at businesses and meetings concerning front-end top practices and new technology.

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