JavaScript Bible: Gold Edition

JavaScript Bible: Gold Edition

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"The JavaScript Bible, Gold Edition" covers the new powerful functionality JavaScript gains with the release of the new fifth generation revisions of Internet Explorer and Netscape Communicator. The book includes all the great content included in the "JavaScript Bible, 4th Edition", an international bestseller, plus over 400 pages of new material. "The Gold Bible" features essential new JavaScript information, additional ready-to-use JavaScript applications and scores of additional JavaScripts and Web page routines. This book will bring programmers and non-technical professionals, including casual programmers and scripters, painlessly up to speed on all aspects of mastering JavaScript. Key topics include programming fundamentals, JavaScript language elements and how to use them effectively, and how to easily and efficiently add powerful new functionality to HTML documents and Java applets. "The JavaScript Bible, Gold Edition" also comes with a Windows/Mac CD-ROM which includes over 100 sample scripts, on-screen quick-reference, and hundreds of megabytes of usable Web design elements and software.
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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 1552 pages
  • 193.5 x 242.6 x 66.3mm | 2,209.02g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • 0764547186
  • 9780764547188

Table of contents

Foreword. Preface. Acknowledgments. Part I: Getting Started with JavaScript. Chapter 1: JavaScript's Role in the World Wide Web and Beyond. Chapter 2: Authoring Challenges Amid the Browser Wars. Chapter 3: Your First JavaScript Script. Part II: JavaScript Tutorial -- Summary. Chapter 4: Browser and Document Objects. Chapter 5: Scripts and HTML Documents. Chapter 6: Programming Fundamentals, Part I. Chapter 7: Programming Fundamentals, Part II. Chapter 8: Window and Document Objects. Chapter 9: Forms and Form Elements. Chapter 10: Strings, Math, and Dates. Chapter 11: Scripting Frames and Multiple Windows. Chapter 12: Images and Dynamic HTML. Part III: Document Objects Reference. Chapter 13: JavaScript Essentials. Chapter 14: Document Object Model Essentials. Chapter 15: Generic HTML Element Objects. Chapter 16: Window and Frame Objects. Chapter 17: Location and History Objects. Chapter 18: The Document and Body Objects. Chapter 19: Body Text Objects. Chapter 20: HTML Directive Objects. Chapter 21: Link and Anchor Objects. Chapter 22: Image, Area, and Map Objects. Chapter 23: The Form and Related Objects. Chapter 24: Button Objects. Chapter 25: Text--Related Form Objects. Chapter 26: Select, Option, and FileUpload Objects. Chapter 27: Table and List Objects. Chapter 28: The Navigator and Other Environment Objects. Chapter 29: Event Objects. Chapter 30: Style Sheet and Style Objects. Chapter 31: Positioned Objects. Chapter 32: Embedded Objects. Chapter 33: XML Objects. Part IV: JavaScript Core Language Reference. Chapter 34: The String Object. Chapter 35: The Math, Number, and Boolean Objects. Chapter 36: The Date Object. Chapter 37: The Array Object. Chapter 38: The Regular Expression and RegExp Objects. Chapter 39: Control Structures and Exception Handling. Chapter 40: JavaScript Operators. Chapter 41: Functions and Custom Objects. Chapter 42: Global Functions and Statements. Part V: Putting JavaScript to Work. Chapter 43: Data--Entry Validation. Chapter 44: Scripting Java Applets and Plug--ins. Chapter 45: Debugging Scripts. Chapter 46: Security and Netscape Signed Scripts. Chapter 47: Cross--Browser Dynamic HTML Issues. Chapter 48: Internet Explorer Behaviors. Chapter 49: Application: Tables and Calendars. Chapter 50: Application: A Lookup Table. Chapter 51: Application: A "Poor Man's" Order Form. Chapter 52: Application: Outline--Style Table of Contents. Chapter 53: Application: Calculations and Graphics. Chapter 54: Application: Intelligent "Updated" Flags. Chapter 55: Application: Decision Helper. Chapter 56: Application: Cross--Browser DHTML Map Puzzle. Chapter 57: Application: Transforming XML Data Islands. Part VI: Appendixes. Appendix A: JavaScript and Browser Object Quick Reference. Appendix B: JavaScript Reserved Words. Appendix C: Answers to Tutorial Exercises. Appendix D: JavaScript and DOM Internet Resources. Appendix E: What's on the CD--ROM. Appendix F: Examples from Parts III and IV CD--117. Index. End--User License Agreement. CD--ROM Installation Instructions.
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About Danny Goodman

Danny Goodman is the author of numerous critically acclaimed and best--selling books, including The Complete HyperCard Handbook, Danny Goodman's AppleScript Handbook, and Dynamic HTML: The Definitive Reference. He is a renowned authority and expert teacher of computer scripting languages and is widely known for his "javaScript Apostle" articles at Netscape's ViewSource online developers newsletter. His writing style and pedagogy continue to earn praise from readers and teachers around the world. To help keep his finger on the pulse of real--world programming challenges, Goodman frequently lends his touch as consulting programmer and designer to leading--edge World Wide Web and intranet sites from his home base in San Francisco area.
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