JavaScript in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself (7e) : 9780672338090

JavaScript in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself (7e)

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In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, Sams Teach Yourself JavaScript in 24 Hours helps you learn the fundamentals of programming using the JavaScript language.
Designed for beginners with no previous programming experience, this book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach shows you how to use JavaScript to add a wide array of interactive features and effects to your web pages.

Every lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a rock-solid foundation for real-world success.

  • Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common JavaScript programming tasks.
  • Practical, hands-on examples show you how to apply what you learn.
  • Quizzes and exercises help you test your knowledge and stretch your skills.
  • Notes and tips point out shortcuts and solutions.
Table of contents
Part I - Your First Steps with JavaScript
1 Introducing JavaScript
2 Writing Simple Scripts
3 Introducing Functions
4 More Fun with Functions
5 Using DOM Objects and Built-in Objects

Part II - Cooking with Code
6 Dealing with Numbers
7 Working with Character Strings
8 Storing Data in Arrays
9 Handling Events in JavaScript
10 Controlling Program Flow

Part III - Understanding JavaScript Objects
11 Introducing Object-Oriented Programming
12 Learning More about Objects
13 Scripting with the DOM
14 Meet JSON

Part IV - Manipulating Web Pages with JavaScript
15 Programming HTML with JavaScript
16 Manipulating CSS in JavaScript
17 More Advanced Control of CSS

Part V - Some Advanced Techniques for Your JavaScript Toolkit
18 Reading and Writing Cookies
19 Matching Patterns Using Regular Expressions
20 Understanding and Using Closures
21 Organizing Code with Modules

Part VI - Learning the Trade
22 Good Coding Practice
23 Debugging Your Code
24 Where To Go Next

Appendix A - Tools for JavaScript Development