Getting good with Javscript


Straight to the point without wasting your precious time, have you ever wanted to learn JavaScript but the resources you get out there scares the hell out of you!!!!. Articles and books about JavaScript Written for Gurus. And, sometimes you feel like your dream of getting JavaScript by its “Codes” will never come true and fades away day by day. Now you can Sit and relax in front of your computer because Andrew Burgess, have collected all the ingredients about JavaScript , cooked for you and packaged them in a beautiful book called GETTING GOOD WITH JAVASCRIPT.

The book is written for human in a language easy-to-understand (My Grandma can even know what it is all about!!). Inside the book, Andrew Burgess gets you started by telling you what you will learn, a brief history about JavaScript (where it came from!), how you will get started.

Okay! Trust me on this, the book has the following chapters:

Chapter 1-Getting Started

Here you will learn:

  1. Aren’t There Already Enough JavaScript Books?
  2. What Will I Learn?
  3. Where Did JavaScript Come From?
  4. How Do I Get Started?
  5. Conventions Used in The Book
  6. Summary

Chapter 2-JavaScript Basics

The basics about Javascript covered are:

  1. Variables
  2. Types
  3. Semicolons
  5. Operators
  6. Conditional Statements
  7. Looping Statements
  8. Summary

Chapter 3-JavaScript More Basics

Andrew Burgess goes on to give you the following more basics:

  1. Functions
  2. Type Methods
  3. Summary

Chapter 4-More Concepts and Best Practices

Here the following are covered:

  1. this
  2. Object Oriented JavaScript
  3. Object Methods
  4. Closure
  5. Errors
  6. Testing your JavaScript
  7. Organizing your JavaScript
  8. Optimizing your JavaScript
  9. Summary

Chapter 5-Working with HTML

Here he shows you how to write Javascript for websites, that is Javascript for running in a browser. The following are covered:

  1. Kids, Meet the DOM
  2. Node
  3. Finding Elements
  4. Traversing the DOM
  5. Adding, Removing, and Modifying Elements
  6. Events
  7. The DOM, In Sum

Additional information in the book are:

  1. Appendix A: Further Study
  2. Appendix B: What We Didn’t Cover
  3. About Andrew Burgess
  4. Screencasts used in the book

You can get this book GETTING GOOD WITH JAVASCRIPT from here