Jump Start JavaScript


An essential skill for every web designer and developer.

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JavaScript is the lifeblood of today’s web. If you’re going to learn one new language this year, make sure it’s JavaScript.

Take a quick peek under the hood of the largest social network giant or the smallest bedroom startup, and what will you find? JavaScript. Pages and pages of JavaScript. Twitter, Facebook, and Google are all living, breathing JavaScript beings. It’s the beating heart of the modern web!

Whether you’re a back-end dev, front-end dev or designer, Jump Start JavaScript is the perfect primer to what may be the single most valuable language to know for the coming decade.

What will I learn?

Who should read this book?

Beginner level web developers. Reasonable knowledge of HTML and CSS is assumed. It’s a fast paced tutorial so may be unsuitable for absolute tech newbies.

Meet the Authors

Ara Pehlivanian

Ara has been working on the Web since 1997. Most recently, he’s worked on high-end, highly visible projects as a web developer and practice lead at Nurun, a front-end engineer at Yahoo! Mail, and is currently a JavaScript developer on the HP Cloud Services team.

Don Nguyen

Don has programmed in a variety of web environments including ASP, PHP, and Python, but feels that Node.js is foremost at handling the modern demands of the real-time web.

Customer reviews


“The book is comprehensive and I appreciate the many concrete examples to illustrate programming concepts.”

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