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JSP Custom Tags
Sep 14, 2001
New Riders' author Westy Rockwell helps get you started building web applications by reviewing JSP custom tags and giving you tips for expanding your knowledge of this topic.
JSP Tag Libraries
Sep 14, 2001
New Riders' author Westy Rockwell helps get you started building web applications by reviewing JSP custom libraries and giving you tips for expanding your knowledge of this topic.
Jumping into jQuery and JavaScript Syntax
Jan 29, 2014
This chapter covers ways to add jQuery and JavaScript to your web pages, creating and manipulating arrays of objects, adding code logic to JavaScript, and implementing JavaScript functions for cleaner code.
Learning JavaScript: Variables, Functions, and Loops
Aug 30, 2012
Tim Wright expands on variables, then moves on to creating functions, and last, goes over how to loop through data to autoexecute the same code block over and over.
Making Form Fields Mandatory
Sep 2, 2001
Forms generally require the user to fill in at least one field. Paul McFedries shows you some ways to encourage users to fill in mandatory fields.
Making JavaScript Fast, Part 1
Sep 8, 2009
David Chisnall discusses how dynamic language techniques work in JavaScript.
Performing Financial Calculations
Sep 2, 2001
Paul McFedries teaches you how to use JavaScript to perform a number of basic financial calculations, including loan or mortgage payments, the future value of an investment, and inflation.
Prototypes in JavaScript
Aug 22, 2011
David Chisnall explores JavaScript as an example of prototype-based object orientation. In this article, he shows how it's possible to implement more complex object models on top of this simple abstraction.
Sams Teach Yourself JavaScript and Ajax Video Learning: A JavaScript Library for Ajax
Mar 4, 2009
This video excerpt is lesson 23 from Sams Teach Yourself JavaScript and Ajax: Video Learning.
SharePoint 2010 Development: Using the JavaScript Object Client Model to Interact with SharePoint
Jun 2, 2010
This video excerpt is from SharePoint 2010 Development LiveLessons (Video Training).
Software Engineering for Ajax Using the Google Web Toolkit
Jan 18, 2008
This chapter looks at how to use the Java software engineering tools in GWT to build nontrivial high-quality Ajax applications.
Swapping Out Image Maps
Feb 6, 2004
There are several ways to dynamically change an image's image map, for example to use a central image as the submenu for several navigation items. In this sample chapter from Advanced JavaScript: Insights and Innovative Techniques, you'll learn two different ways to use the appropriate image map for each image: keeping the image map information in the HTML of the page, and the keeping all the information in JavaScript.
Taming Networks with JavaScript and Node.js
Dec 10, 2012
Node.js offers developers an excellent modern platform for developing networked applications. George Ornbo, author of Sams Teach Yourself Node.js in 24 Hours, explains how Node.js makes network programming easier and faster, with the help of a little language known as JavaScript.
Test-Driven JavaScript Development: Tools of the Trade
Oct 27, 2010
This chapter takes a look at essential and useful tools to support a test-driven workflow. After an overview of available testing frameworks, you will learn to set up and run JsTestDriver. In addition to a testing framework, this chapter looks at tools such as coverage reports and continuous integration.
Testing Your JavaScript/CoffeeScript, Part 1 of 2: Setting Up a Test Framework in Ruby on Rails
Aug 6, 2012
Are you part of the vast majority of people who don't bother with testing their JavaScript code? Mark Bates, author of Programming in CoffeeScript, has written in JavaScript for years, but admits that he only recently began testing it. In part 1 of this series, see why your familiar arguments against testing your JavaScript no longer wash.
Testing Your JavaScript/CoffeeScript, Part 2 of 2: Writing Tests
Sep 6, 2012
In part 1 of this series, you learned why testing your JavaScript or CoffeeScript code is important, and how to set up testing in a Ruby on Rails project. Mark Bates, author of Programming in CoffeeScript, concludes this series by showing how to use Mocha, Chai, and other libraries to write your tests.
The Dynamic Languages Renaissance
Jan 30, 2009
David Chisnall looks at the recent rebirth of dynamic languages and what it means for the future of programming.
The JavaScript Building Blocks: Data Types, Literals, and Variables
Feb 27, 2004
Ellie Quigley covers some fundamental aspects of programming.
Top 10 Changes for Building Windows Store Apps with Windows 8.1
Jan 8, 2014
If you are about to build a new Windows Store app, or you need to migrate an existing Windows 8 app to Windows 8.1, you need to be aware of changes Microsoft made that affect Windows Store app development. Stephen Walther outlines the top 10 in this article.
Transparency in Ajax Applications
Feb 15, 2008
Billy Hoffman and Bryan Sullivan explain why it's in your best interest to keep as much business logic as possible on the server.

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