Essential JavaScript for Web Professionals

Essential JavaScript for Web Professionals

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With JavaScript, you can build sites that look hotter and work smarter than ever before! Now, learn JavaScript by example, from two leading Fortune 500 Web developers! Youll learn all you need to get results as you build real-world practice sites that sell products, educate visitors, offer subscriptions, and display ads. Best of all, the finished sites are on the Web-so you can reuse the code and see exactly how your pages should look and work! Write JavaScript to do all this, and much more! * Detect browsers and platforms * Create content dynamically * Create image rollovers * Enhance navigation * Provide error handling * Generate windows * Communicate between frames Rely on Essential Guides for ALL the Web Skills You Need! All these books share the same great format, and the same dynamic website. . . so once youve used one, theyre all a piece of cake! * Essential CSS & DHTML for Web Professionals * Essential PERL 5 for Web Professionals * Essential Photoshop 5 for Web Professionals * Essential JavaScript for Web Professionals * With more to come!
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Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 147.32 x 223.52 x 12.7mm | 362.87g
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130130567
  • 9780130130563

Table of contents

1. Dynamism and Detection. Project I: Generating Platform-Specific Content. Inserting a Script into Your HTML. JavaScript Hierarchies. Platform/Browser Detection. Creating Dynamic HTML from within JavaScript. Project II: Printing Copyright Information and Last-Modified Date. Introduction of the Last-Modified Property. Dynamically Printing Nonstring Data.2. Image Rollovers. Project I: Rollover Script. Creating the IMAGE Objects. Image Rollover Functions. Inserting the Event Handlers. Project II: Adding Advanced Functionality to Our Rollovers. Inserting the Event Handlers. Creating the IMAGE Objects. Inserting the Rollover Functions. Rollover Quirks.3. JavaScript for Navigation. Project I: JavaScript and Pull-Down Menus. Creating the Navigation Function. Inserting the Event Handler. Using on Change for Instant Gratification. Project II: Using Multiple Pull-Down Menus for Navigation. Creating the Arrays. Creating the Drill-Down Menu Function. Creating the Navigation Function. Inserting the Event Handlers. Project III: Using JavaScript on a Log-in Page. Inserting the Event Handler.4. Error Handling in Forms. Project I: Checking for Empty Form Fields. Checking Forms for Empty Text Box Fields. Making Sure a Pull-Down Menu Option Was Chosen. Project II: Checking for Erroneous Data in Form Fields. Checking E-mail Addresses for Valid Characters. Checking for Area Codes in Phone Numbers. Making Sure Zip Codes Have Only Numbers. Project III: Letting the User Know What's Wrong.5. JavaScript Windows and Frames. A Look at the WINDOW Object. Project I: Creating, Populating, and Closing Windows. Creating and Defining the Arrays. Creating the Function. Inserting the Event Handlers. Project II: Using JavaScript to Talk between Frames. Figuring Out Your Frame Hierarchy. Creating a Function to Check Which Section You're In. Inserting the Event Handler.6. Advanced JavaScript. Project I: Create Submenus for the Stitch Secondary Pages. Functional Specification. Creating and Populating the Arrays to Store Data. Creating the Functions to Run the Submenu System. Inserting the Event Handlers.Appendix A: Event Handlers. Appendix B: JavaScript Objects. Index.
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About Micah Brown

Dan Barrett has over eight years of Web design, 3D animation, and modeling experience, working with clients that include Hewlett-Packard, Novell, and Pacific Bell. Dan Livingston's high-profile Web design clients include Apple. Pacific Bell, and Novell. His sites have won numerous awards and been featured on CNN Prime Time. Micah Brown co-owns Etail Enterprises, a Northern California Web advertising consultancy. Sites he has developed include Dr. Laura, Pacific Bell, and Ascend.
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