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    Any Javascript book recommendations?

    I'm not really a Javascript novice but having been self taught I want to make sure all my foundations in the language are solid, and up to date.

    One of the books I was looking at getting initially was O'Reilly's Javascript: The Definitive Guide. Although it seemed to have a few chapters on objects and prototyping that could be useful, I did see quite a bit of use of document.write(), innerHTML etc., which put me off a bit.

    I want a book that's up to date, using standards-based script, DOM scripting and OOP. Anyone have any recommendations? (The book I'm thinking about getting now is Beginning Javascript with DOM scripting and Ajax, http://www.amazon.co.uk/Beginning-Ja...e=UTF8&s=books

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    I have some reviews of a number of Javascript books at http://javascript.about.com/od/reviews/

    A couple you might be interested in are:
    "DHTML Utopia : Modern Web Design using Javascript and DOM" from Sitepoint
    "Professional Javascript for Web Developers" from WROX
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