Simply JavaScript


Everything you need to learn JavaScript from scratch.

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Packed with examples, Simply JavaScript is all you need to start programming in JavaScript the right way. Learn how easy it is to use JavaScript to solve real-world problems, build smarter forms, track user events (such as mouse clicks and key strokes), and design eye-catching animations. Then move on to more powerful techniques using the DOM and Ajax.

World-renowned authors, Kevin Yank and Cameron Adams have used their exquisite skills and in-depth knowledge of JavaScript to deliver a book that teaches JavaScript with unprecedented clarity.

Contained within the book’s 432 pages are hundreds of clear illustrations, and the unique use of the JavaScript library developed especially for the book makes Simply JavaScript the most readable, easy-to-understand beginner’s book available.

What will I learn?

This JavaScript beginner’s book will show you how to:

Who should read this book?

Whether you’e never seen a line of JavaScript code in your life, or you’ve seen one too many lines that don’t do what you expect, this book will show you how to make JavaScript work for you. We assume going in that you’ve got a good handle on Design with HyperText Markup Language (HTML) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). You needn’t be an expert in these languages, but as we’ll see, JavaScript is just another piece in the puzzle. The better you understand basic design techniques, the more you can enhance them with JavaScript.

Meet the Authors

Kevin Yank

Kevin Yank is a world renowned leader in JavaScript programming. As The Technical Content Director for, author of multiple web development books, and editor of an extremely popular monthly newsletter, Kevin is an inspiration in many areas of web development.

Cameron Adams

Cameron Adams has been adding to the Internet for over seven years and now runs his own design and development business. He likes to combine the aesthetic with the technological on his weblog,, which contains equal parts of JavaScript, design, and CSS.

Customer reviews


“Thorough and clear. Great for a programmer new to JavaScript.”


“I find this book very enjoyable and the most easy to follow JavaScript tutorials that I have come across.”


“Both my students and I love it for its straight forward examples and real world applications. Major kudos to both authors for their stellar work.”

eBook includes: pdf, epub, mobi
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