Mastering JavaScript Design Patterns, 2nd Edition

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2016-06-29
290 pages

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Key Features

  • Learn how to use tried and true design methodologies to enhance your code
  • Discover robust JavaScript implementations of classic and advanced design patterns
  • Packed with easy-to-follow examples that can be used to create reusable code and extensible designs

Book Description

With the recent release of ES-2015, there are several new object-oriented features and functions introduced in JavaScript. These new features enhance the capabilities of JavaScript to utilize design patterns and software design methodologies to write powerful code.

Through this book, you will explore how design patterns can help you improve and organize your JavaScript code. You'll get to grips with creational, structural and behavioral patterns as you discover how to put them to work in different scenarios. Then, you'll get a deeper look at patterns used in functional programming, as well as model view patterns and patterns to build web applications.

This updated edition will also delve into reactive design patterns and microservices as they are a growing phenomenon in the world of . You will also find patterns to improve the testability of your code using mock objects, mocking frameworks, and monkey patching. We'll also show you some advanced patterns including dependency injection and live post processing.

By the end of the book, you'll be saved of a lot of trial and error and developmental headaches, and you will be on the road to becoming a JavaScript expert.

What you will learn

  • Harness the power of patterns for tasks ranging from application building to code testing
  • Rethink and revitalize your code with the use of functional patterns
  • Improve the way you organize your code
  • Build large-scale apps seamlessly with the help of reactive patterns
  • Identify the best use cases for microservices
  • Get to grips with creational, behavioral, and structural design patterns
  • Explore advanced design patterns including dependency injection

About the Author

Simon Timms is a developer who loves code. He writes in a variety of languages and using a number of tools. Mostly, he develops web applications with .NET backends. Simon is very interested in visualizations and cloud computing. A background in builds and system administration keeps him on the straight and narrow when it comes to DevOps.

He is the author of Social Data Visualization with and JavaScript, Packt Publishing. He blogs on blog.simontimms.com, and he is also a frequent contributor to the Western Devs (http://westerndevs.com), which is a loose collaboration of developers mostly located in Canada. Twice a week, he participates in a videocast called The ASP.NET Monsters about the future of ASP.NET, which is one of the most popular series on Microsoft's Channel 9 service (https://channel9.msdn.com/Series/aspnetmonsters).

Simon is the president of the Calgary .Net user group and a member of half a dozen other groups. He speaks on a variety of topics from DevOps to how the telephone system works. He works as a principal software developer for Clear-Measure located in Austin, Texas. He is currently working on a new title about ASP.NET Core.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Designing For Fun And Profit
Chapter 2. Organizing Code
Chapter 3. Creational Patterns
Chapter 4. Structural Patterns
Chapter 5. Behavioral Patterns
Chapter 6. Functional Programming
Chapter 7. Reactive Programming
Chapter 8. Application Patterns
Chapter 9. Web Patterns
Chapter 10. Messaging Patterns
Chapter 11. Microservices
Chapter 12. Patterns For Testing
Chapter 13. Advanced Patterns
Chapter 14. Ecmascript-2015/2016 Solutions Today

Book Details

  • Title: Mastering JavaScript Design Patterns, 2nd Edition
  • Author:
  • Length: 290 pages
  • Edition: 2
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2016-06-29
  • ISBN-10: B01DULYMMW