Simply JavaScript

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Simply JavaScript

Published September 2007

Everything you need to learn JavaScript from scratch.

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.

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What you'll learn

  • JavaScript’s built-in functions, methods, and properties
  • How to easily integrate JavaScript in your web site
  • Using JavaScript to validate form entries and interact with your users
  • Create animations that bring your web site to life
  • Programming using the DOM and Ajax
  • PDF, EPUB, MOBI 432 pg
Meet your author
Kevin Yank

Kevin Yank is a world-renowned author, speaker and JavaScript expert. He has a passion for making web technology easy to understand by anyone. Yes, even you!

Meet your author
Cameron Adams

Cameron has been creating his unique mix of design & technology on the Web for over 13 years. His reputation for creating cutting edge experiences has been built by exploring the frontiers of HTML, CSS & JavaScript for organisations like Google, TED and Volkswagen. He's toured the world as a speaker & author and can now be found doing product design at Canva -- a startup he helped found in Sydney that is revolutionising online design.


  1. The Three Layers of the Web
  2. Programming with JavaScript
  3. Document Access
  4. Events
  5. Animation
  6. Form Enhancements
  7. Errors and Debugging
  8. Ajax
  9. Looking Forward

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