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  • JavaScript has become a vital complement to HTML5 and CSS3 web development – any web designer or developer needs an understanding of at least basic JavaScript
  • A new, easily accessible entry-level JavaScript tutorial for the reader with absolutely no programming background. Four new chapters.
  • Author's popular online site provides additional help and resources for the beginner
  • PowerPoint slides included for instructors 

Description

  • Copyright 2020
  • Dimensions: 7" x 9-1/8"
  • Pages: 464
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-650289-X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-650289-0

Who knew how simple using JavaScript could be?
Make the most of JavaScripteven if youve never programmed anything before. JavaScript Absolute Beginners Guide is the fastest way to learn JavaScript and use it together with CSS3 and HTML5 to create powerful web and mobile experiences. Learn how to do what you want, the way you want, one incredibly easy step at a time. JavaScript has never been this simple!
Heres a small sample of what youll learn:
Organize your code with variables
Understand how functions make your code reusable
Use the popular if/else statement to help make a decision in code
Learn about switch statements and when to use them
Work with for, while, and do...while loops
Learn how to use global and local scope
Understand what closures are
Learn about the various places your code can live
Understand how to write comments and use good commenting practices
Learn about the basic types of objects youll run into in JavaScript
Find out that pizza has an educational value beyond just being deliciously awesome
Learn how to perform common string operations
Use arrays to handle lists of data
Learn to create custom objects
Get up to speed on some of the big ES6 changes

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JavaScript Values and Variables

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • 1 Hello, World!
  • 2 Easily testing your code
  • Part I The Basic Stuff
  • 3 Values and Variables
  • 4 Functions
  • 5 Conditional Statements: If, Else, and Switch
  • 6 Meet the Loops: For, While, and Do...While!
  • 7 Timers
  • 8 Variable Scope
  • 9 Let and Const
  • 10 Closures
  • 11 Where Should Your Code Live?
  • 12 Commenting Your Code
  • Part II It's an Object-Oriented World
  • 13 Of Pizza, Types, Primitives, and Objects
  • 14 Strings
  • 15 When Primitives Behave Like Objects
  • 16 Arrays
  • 17 Numbers
  • 18 A Deeper Look at Objects
  • 19 Extending Built-in Objects
  • 20 Defining Objects as a Class
  • 21 Extending Objects
  • 22 Booleans and the Stricter === and !== Operators
  • 23 Null and Undefined
  • 24 Immediately Invoked Function Expressions
  • Part III Working with the DOM
  • 25 JS, The Browser, and The DOM
  • 26 Finding Elements in the DOM
  • 27 Modifying DOM Elements
  • 28 Styling Your Content
  • 29 Traversing the DOM
  • 30 Creating and Removing DOM Elements
  • 31 In-Browser Developer Tools
  • Part IV Dealing with Events
  • 32 Events
  • 33 Event Bubbling and Capturing
  • 34 Mouse Events
  • 35 Keyboard Events
  • 36 Page Load Events and Other Stuff
  • 37 Handling Events for Multiple Elements
  • 38 Promises and Asynchronous Events
  • Part V Web Components
  • 39 What are web components?
  • 40 Building a custom element
  • 41 Styling and the Shadow DOM
  • 42 Templates and Slots
  • Conclusion
  • Glossary

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