JavaScript: Novice to Ninja, 2nd Edition

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JavaScript: Novice to Ninja, 2nd Edition

Published September 2017

The ultimate beginner’s guide to JavaScript

JavaScript is a must-have skill for all web developers. JavaScript: Novice to Ninja is a fun, practical, and comprehensive guide to the modern usage of this deceptively powerful language. The second edition of the book has been comprehensively updated and expanded to cover ECMAScript 6 and modern JavaScript development. This step-by-step introduction to coding in JavaScript will show you how to to solve real-world problems, design eye-catching animations, build smarter forms, and develop richer applications.

It’s an exciting time to be programming JavaScript, and it’s never too late to learn. In fact, if you are only just beginning to learn, you are lucky, as you’ll be able to ignore all its baggage from the past and focus on the exciting language it has become. Whatever level you’re at, you will get something from this book and enjoy programming in the language of the web!

This book is suitable for beginner-level web designers and developers. Some knowledge of HTML and CSS is assumed, but no previous programming experience is necessary.

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What you'll learn

  • Learn the basics of JavaScript programming: functions, methods, properties, loops and logic
  • Work with the document object model (DOM) and Ajax to dynamically update your pages
  • Build a complete, working JavaScript quiz app from scratch
  • PDF, EPUB, MOBI 650 pg
Meet your author
Darren Jones

Darren has been playing around with programming and building websites for over a decade. He tends to use Ruby and JavaScript and loves them both in their own special ways.

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