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Edition Number: 5
Language: English Publication Year: 2015
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Beginning JavaScript, Paperback by Mcpeak, Jeremy; Wilton, Paul

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Beginning JavaScript 5th edition continues the excellent tradition of the first four editions, which combined have sold more than 85,000 copies, and earned more than 75 very positive Amazon reviews: * Change the coding style to reflect modern JavaScript programming practices. * Remove XHTML-based markup in favor of HTML5 markup. * Remove information that covers technology that is no longer mainstream and relegated to edge use-cases. This includes frames and plug-ins. * Focus on standards compliance and standards-compliant browsers. This includes IE9+, Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Opera. * Remove coverage of XML not appropriate at the beginner level. Expand coverage of JSON as a data format. * Introduce a new chapter on functions. This new chapter will also cover the topics of scope, the scope chain, and identifier lookup. * Introduce a new chapter on events. This new chapter will de-emphasize old event usage (HTML attributes and DOM Level 0 events) while providing up-to-date and thorough information on the standard event model and the legacy IE event model. * Teach feature detection and explain why it is usually better than browser detection. * Add information regarding new DOM APIs and browser features; such as new element selection methods, geolocation, localStorage, and the new drag and drop API. * Cover new HTML5 elements and the API used to manipulate them. This includes new form controls and the native media elements. * Expands coverage of JavaScript programming with the jQuery framework. This edition improves on the current edition in several waysThe companion website provides downloadable code for all examples in the book. The book also include exercises and solutions, making this book ideal for students as well as practitioners. The bestselling JavaScript guide, updated with current features and best practices”Beginning JavaScript” “5th Edition “shows you how to work effectively with JavaScript frameworks, functions, and modern browsers, and teaches more effective coding practices using HTML5. This new edition has been extensively updated to reflect the way JavaScript is most commonly used today, introducing you to the latest tools and techniques available to JavaScript developers. Coverage includes modern coding practices using HTML5 markup, the JSON data format, DOM APIs, the jQuery framework, and more. Exercises with solutions provide plenty of opportunity to practice, and the companion website offers downloadable code for all examples given in the book.Learn JavaScript using the most up to date coding styleUnderstand JSON, functions, events, and feature detectionUtilize the new HTML5 elements and the related APIExplore new features including geolocation, local storage, and moreJavaScript has shaped the Web from a passive medium into one that is rich, dynamic, and interactive. No matter the technology on the server side, it’s JavaScript that makes it come alive in the browser. To learn JavaScript the way it’s used today, “Beginning JavaScript, 5th Edition” is your concise guide.

Product Identifiers
ISBN-10 1118903331
ISBN-13 9781118903339
eBay Product ID (ePID) 203418690

Key Details
Author Jeremy McPeak
Number Of Pages 768 pages
Format Paperback / Online Resource
Publication Date 2015-03-09
Language English
Publisher Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, John
Publication Year 2015

Additional Details
Edition Number 5
Copyright Date 2015
Illustrated Yes

Weight 0 Oz
Height 1.3 In.
Width 7.3 In.
Length 9.3 In.

Target Audience
Group Trade

Classification Method
LC Classification Number QA76.73.J39
Dewey Decimal 005.2762
Dewey Edition 23

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