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JavaScript & JQuery: Interactive Front-end Web Development

JavaScript & JQuery: Interactive Front-end Web Development

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By (author) Jon Duckett

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  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Format: Paperback | 640 pages
  • Dimensions: 186mm x 240mm x 34mm | 1,440g
  • Publication date: 18 July 2014
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 1118531647
  • ISBN 13: 9781118531648
  • Illustrations note: Illustrations (colour)
  • Sales rank: 11,632

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Learn JavaScript and jQuery a nicer way This full-color book adopts a visual approach to teaching JavaScript & jQuery, showing you how to make web pages more interactive and interfaces more intuitive through the use of inspiring code examples, infographics, and photography. The content assumes no previous programming experience, other than knowing how to create a basic web page in HTML & CSS. You'll learn how to achieve techniques seen on many popular websites (such as adding animation, tabbed panels, content sliders, form validation, interactive galleries, and sorting data).. Introduces core programming concepts in JavaScript and jQuery Uses clear descriptions, inspiring examples, and easy-to-follow diagrams Teaches you how to create scripts from scratch, and understand the thousands of JavaScripts, JavaScript APIs, and jQuery plugins that are available on the web Demonstrates the latest practices in progressive enhancement, cross-browser compatibility, and when you may be better off using CSS3 If you're looking to create more enriching web experiences and express your creativity through code, then this is the book for you. This book is also available as part of a set in hardcover - Web Design with HTML, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery, 9781119038634 - and in softcover - Web Design with HTML, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery, 9781118907443.

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Learn How To Read and write JavaScript Make your sites more interactive Use jQuery to simplify your code Recreate popular web techniquesTechniques Include Slideshows and lightboxes Improved forms and validation Using Ajax, APIs, and JSON Filtering, searching, and sortingOnline Support Code samples and practical exercises available online at: www.javascriptbook.com Plus bonus reference materialsWelcome to a nicer way to learn JavaScript & jQuery.Are you new to JavaScript, or have you added scripts to your web page but want a better idea of how they work? Then this book is for you. We'll not only show you how to read and write JavaScript, but we'll also teach you the basics of computer programming in a simple, visual way. All you need is an understanding of HTML and CSS.This book will teach you how to make your websites more interactive, engaging, and usable. It does this by combining programming theory with examples that demonstrate how JavaScript and jQuery are used on popular sites. In no time at all you will be able to think and code like a programmer.From the author of the best-selling HTML & CSS: Design and Build Websites www.htmlandcssbook.com

Table of contents

Introduction 1 Chapter 1: The ABC of Programming 11 Chapter 2: Basic JavaScript Instructions 53 Chapter 3: Functions, Methods & Objects 85 Chapter 4: Decisions & Loops 145 Chapter 5: Document Object Model 183 Chapter 6: Events 243 Chapter 7: jQuery 293 Chapter 8: Ajax & JSON 367 Chapter 9: APIs 409 Chapter 10: Error Handling & Debugging 449 Chapter 11: Content Panels 487 Chapter 12: Filtering, Searching & Sorting 527 Chapter 13: Form Enhancement & Validation 567 Index 623