JavaScript For Dummies

JavaScript For Dummies

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Responding to reader feedback, the author has thoroughly revamped the book with more step-by-step coverage of JavaScript basics, an exclusive focus on Internet Explorer, and many complete sample scriptsUpdated to cover JavaScript 1.5, the latest release of this popular Web scripting languageUsing lots of examples, including a sample working Web site, the book shows how to create dynamic and interactive pages, build entire sites, and automate pages
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  • Electronic book text | 376 pages
  • United States
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • 9780764584077

Table of contents

Introduction. Part I: Building Killer Web Pages for Fun and Profit. Chapter 1: Hitting the Highlights: JavaScript Basics. Chapter 2: Writing Your Very First Script. Chapter 3: JavaScript Language Basics. Chapter 4: JavaScript-Accessible Data: Getting Acquainted with the Document Object Model. Part II: Creating Dynamic Web Pages. Chapter 5: Detecting Your Users' Browser Environments. Chapter 6: That's How the Cookie Crumbles. Chapter 7: Working with Browser Windows and Frames. Part III: Making Your Site Easy For Visitors to Navigate and Use. Chapter 8: Creating Interactive Images. Chapter 9: Creating Menus. Chapter 10: Creating Expandable Site Maps. Chapter 11: Creating Pop-Up Help (Tooltips). Part IV: Interacting with Users. Chapter 12: Handling Forms. Chapter 13: Handling User-Initiated Events. Chapter 14: Handling Runtime Errors. Part V: The Part of Tens. Chapter 15: Top Ten (Or So) Online JavaScript Resources. Chapter 16: Ten (Or So) Most Common JavaScript Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them). Chapter 17: Ten (Or So) Tips for Debugging Your Scripts. Part VI: Appendixes. Appendix A: JavaScript Reserved Words. Appendix B: JavaScript Color Values. Appendix C: Document Object Model Reference. Appendix D: Special Characters. Appendix E: About the CD. Index.
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About Emily A. Vander Veer

Emily Vander Veer is an experienced Web developer with a talent for making technology understandable. She's the author or coauthor of eleven books on Web technology.
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