Professional JavaScript for Web Developers

Professional JavaScript for Web Developers Author Nicholas C. Zakas
Isbn 9781118026694
File size 4 Mb
Year 2012
Pages 960
Language English
File format MOBI
Category Web Development

Professional JavaScript for Web Developers Book Description:

  • JavaScript use with HTML to create dynamic webpages,
    language concepts including syntax and flow control statements
  • variable handling has given their loosely typed nature
  • built-in reference types such as object and array
  • object-oriented programing
  • powerful aspects of function expressions
  • Browser Object Model allowing interaction with the browser itself
  • detecting the client and its capabilities
  • Document Object Model (DOM) objects available in DOM Level 1
  • how DOM Levels 2 and 3 augmented the DOM
  • events, legacy support, and how the DOM redefined how
    events should work
  • enhancing form interactions and working around browser
    limitations
  • using the <canvas > tag to create on-the-fly graphics
  • JavaScript API changes in HTML5
  • how browsers handle JavaScript errors and error handling
  • features of JavaScript used to read and manipulate XML data
  • the JSON data format as an alternative to XML
  • Ajax techniques including the use of XMLHttpRequest object
    and CORS
  • complex patterns including function currying, partial
    function application, and dynamic functions
  • offline detection and storing data on the client machine
  • techniques for JavaScript in an enterprise environment for
    better maintainability

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