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JavaScript in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself, Web Edition, 7th Edition

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Description

  • Copyright 2019
  • Edition: 7th
  • Web Edition
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-516708-6
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-516708-3

In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, Sams Teach Yourself JavaScript in 24 Hours helps you learn the fundamentals of web programming using the JavaScript language.


Designed for beginners with no previous programming experience, this book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach shows you how to use JavaScript to add a wide array of interactive features and effects to your web pages.


Every lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a rock-solid foundation for real-world success.


Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common JavaScript programming tasks.


Practical, hands-on examples show you how to apply what you learn.


Quizzes and exercises help you test your knowledge and stretch your skills.

Learn how to…

·         Use JavaScript to build dynamic, interactive web pages

·         Debug scripts

·         Create scripts that work in all browsers

·         Write clear, reliable, and reusable code

·         Use object-oriented programming techniques

·         Script with the DOM

·         Manipulate JSON data

·         Work with HTML5 and CSS3

·         Control CSS with simple JavaScript code

·         Read and write cookies

·         Use some of the new ECMAScript features today

·         Match patterns using regular expressions

·         Understand and use closures

·         Organize your code with modules

Sample Content

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Your First Steps with JavaScript

LESSON 1: Introducing JavaScript

Web Scripting Fundamentals

Summary

Q&A

Workshop

Exercises

LESSON 2: Writing Simple Scripts

Including JavaScript in Your Web Page

Writing JavaScript Statements

Using Variables

Working with Operators

Capturing Mouse Events

Summary

Q&A

Workshop

Exercises

LESSON 3: Introducing Functions

General Syntax

Calling Functions

Summary

Q&A

Workshop

Exercises

LESSON 4: More Fun with Functions

Scope of Variables

Arrow Functions

Setting Default Parameters

Summary

Q&A

Workshop

Exercise

LESSON 5: DOM Objects and Built-in Objects

Interacting with the User

Selecting Elements by Their ID

Accessing Browser History

Using the location Object

Using Dates and Times

Summary

Q&A

Workshop

Exercises

Part II: Cooking with Code

LESSON 6: Dealing with Numbers

Numbers

Global Methods

The Number Object

The Number() Function

Boolean Values

The values null and undefined

Summary

Q&A

Workshop

Exercise

LESSON 7: Working with Character Strings

Strings

Template Strings

Summary

Q&A

Workshop

Exercise

LESSON 8: Storing Data In Arrays

Arrays

How to Iterate Through Arrays

The Three-Dots Operator

Summary

Q&A

Workshop

Exercises

LESSON 9: Handling Events in JavaScript

Types of Events

Event Handlers

The event object

Summary

Q&A

Workshop

Exercises

LESSON 10: Controlling Program Flow

Conditional Statements

Loops and Control Structures

How to Set and Use Timers

Summary

Q&A

Workshop

Exercises

Part III: Understanding JavaScript Objects

LESSON 11: Introducing Object-Oriented Programming

What Is Object-Oriented Programming?

Object Creation

Extending and Inheriting Objects Using prototype

Encapsulation

Summary

Q&A

Workshop

Exercises

LESSON 12: Learning More About Objects

Classes

Object Inheritance

Feature Detection

Summary

Q&A

Workshop

Exercise

LESSON 13: Scripting with the DOM

DOM Nodes

Selecting Elements with getElementsByTagName()

How to Read an Element’s Attributes

Mozilla’s DOM Inspector

Summary

Q&A

Workshop

Exercises

LESSON 14: Meet JSON

What Is JSON?

How to Access JSON Data

Data Serialization with JSON

JSON Data Types

How to Simulate Associative Arrays

How to Create Objects with JSON

JSON Security

Summary

Q&A

Workshop

Exercises

Part IV: Manipulating Web Pages with JavaScript

LESSON 15: Programming HTML with JavaScript

Markup for HTML5

Some Important Elements

Drag and Drop

Local Storage

How to Work with Local Files

Summary

Q&A

Workshop

Exercises

LESSON 16: Manipulating CSS in JavaScript

A Ten-Minute CSS Primer

The DOM style Property

How to Access Classes Using className

The DOM styleSheets Object

Summary

Q&A

Workshop

Exercises

LESSON 17: More Advanced Control of CSS

Vendor-Specific Properties and Prefixes

CSS3 Borders

CSS3 Backgrounds

CSS3 Gradients

CSS3 Text Effects

CSS3 Transitions, Transformations, and Animations

How to Reference CSS3 Properties in JavaScript

How to Set CSS3 Properties with Vendor Prefixes

Summary

Q&A

Workshop

Exercises

Part V: Some Advanced Techniques for Your JavaScript Toolkit

LESSON 18: Reading and Writing Cookies

What Are Cookies?

Using the document.cookie Property

Reviewing Cookie Ingredients

Writing a Cookie

Writing a Function to Write a Cookie

Reading a Cookie

Deleting Cookies

Setting Multiple Values in a Single Cookie

Summary

Q&A

Workshop

Exercises

LESSON 19: Matching Patterns Using Regular Expressions

Creating a Regular Expression

Summary

Q&A

Workshop

Exercises

LESSON 20: Understanding and Using Closures

Revisiting Scope

Returning a Function from a Function

Achieving Closure

Summary

Q&A

Workshop

Exercise

LESSON 21: Organizing Code with Modules

Why Use Modules?

Module Basics

Exporting

Importing

Summary

Q&A

Workshop

Exercise

Part VI: Learning the Trade

LESSON 22: Good Coding Practice

Don’t Overuse JavaScript

How to Write Readable and Maintainable Code

Graceful Degradation

Progressive Enhancement

Unobtrusive JavaScript

Feature Detection

How to Handle Errors Well

Summary

Q&A

Workshop

Exercises

LESSON 23: Debugging Your Code

An Introduction to Debugging

More Advanced Debugging

Summary

Q&A

Workshop

Exercise

LESSON 24: Where to Go Next

Why Use a Library?

What Sorts of Things Can Libraries Do?

Some Popular Libraries and Frameworks

A Closer Look at jQuery

The jQuery UI

An Introduction to Ajax

How to Use jQuery to Implement Ajax

A Brief Look at Node.js

Summary

Q&A

Workshop

Exercises

APPENDIX A: Tools for JavaScript Development

Editors

Validators

Verifying and Testing Tools

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