Learning JavaScript Design Patterns
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Learning JavaScript Design Patterns

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If you want to write beautiful, structured, and maintainable JavaScript code, this guide shows you how to apply both classical and modern design patterns to the language. The patterns in this book provide reusable code solutions to common problems in software design, and give you a shared vocabulary for describing solutions to others. You'll explore several popular design patterns in plain JavaScript as well as jQuery and other abstracted libraries. If you're familiar with concepts such as closures and prototypal inheritance, you'll be able to determine why some patterns may be more suitable for your projects than others. Learn the structure of design patterns and how they're written Examine basic pattern categories: creational, structural, behavioral, and anti-patterns Get the basics of 15 JavaScript implementations of classical and modern design patterns Dive into several popular JavaScript patterns in greater detail - including some less frequently used Discover what design patterns look like when implemented with jQuery Explore three formats for writing modular JavaScript: AMD, CommonJS, and Harmony Learn popular design patterns for jQuery plugins
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Pearson Programming and Web Development

Product details

  • Paperback | 150 pages
  • 179.83 x 235.46 x 20.07mm | 412.77g
  • Sebastopol, United States
  • English
  • w. ill.
  • 1449331815
  • 9781449331818
  • 161,704

Review Text

With Learning JavaScript Design Patterns, you’ll learn how to write beautiful, structured, and maintainable JavaScript by applying classical and modern design patterns to the language. If you want to keep your code efficient, more manageable, and up-to-date with the latest best practices, this book is for you.

Explore many popular design patterns, including Modules, Observers, Facades, and Mediators. Learn how modern architectural patterns-such as MVC, MVP, and MVVM-are useful from the perspective of a modern web application developer. This book also walks you through modern module formats, how to namespace code effectively, and other essential topics.

Learn the structure of design patterns and how they are written Understand different pattern categories, including creational, structural, and behavioral Walk through more than 20 classical and modern design patterns in JavaScript Use several options for writing modular code-including the Module pattern, Asyncronous Module Definition (AMD), and CommonJS Discover design patterns implemented in the jQuery library Learn popular design patterns for writing maintainable jQuery plug-ins

"This book should be in every JavaScript developer’s hands. It’s the go-to book on JavaScript patterns that will be read and referenced many times in the future." -Andrée Hansson, Lead Front-End Developer, presis!
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About Addy Osmani

Addy Osmani is a writer, speaker, and a JavaScript developer. He is a member of the jQuery core [Bug Triage/Docs/Learning] teams where helps with bugs, documentation, and developer evangelism. When not working at AOL his personal OS projects include jQuery UI Bootstrap and TodoMVC, which help developers compare JavaScript MVC frameworks. Addy is the author of the popular ebook, Essential JavaScript Design Patterns. His personal blog is http://addyosmani.com/blog/
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