JavaScript

JavaScript

The Definitive Guide

Book - 2011
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A revised and updated edition offers comprehensive coverage of ECMAScript 5 (the new JavaScript language standard) and also the new APIs introduced in HTML5, with chapters on functions and classes completely rewritten and updated to match current best practices and a new chapter on language extensions and subsets.
Publisher: Beijing ; Farnham : O'Reilly, 2011.
Edition: 6th ed.
ISBN: 9780596805524
0596805527
Branch Call Number: 005.2762/FLANAGAN
Characteristics: xvi, 1078 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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RickLeir
Apr 08, 2016

Programmers will want to read this book. It was the first and is still the best Javascript reference book. This 6th edition is updated to cover HTML5. The 4th edition is also useful, and has a shorter queue of holds. 1000 pages.

ProtectEndangeredSpecies Dec 11, 2013

"JavaScript, the definitive guide" picks up where "Web Design in A Nutshell" By Jennifer Niederst Robbins leaves off -- nicely. While some might say "Web Design" is now "dated" I'd retort by calling "Web Design" foundamental foundation building in an ecosystem that seems at the end 2013 open to new thinking. Both are O'Reilly publications.

ski2sky Sep 20, 2013

One of the best JavaScript books out there.

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TheNephalim
Aug 30, 2013

O'Reilly books are meant for programmers. They are also some of the best books in the industry. Rating a book a two because you don't understand it is ridiculous.

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michellenicolosi
Mar 27, 2012

Code academy is much more accessible.

http://www.codecademy.com/#!/exercises/0

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