Practical JavaScript, DOM Scripting and Ajax Projects

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576 pages

Book Description

Practical JavaScript, , and Ajax is ideal for web developers already experienced in JavaScript who want to take their knowledge to the next level. It presents 10 complete example projects for you to learn from and adapt for use in your own work.

The book starts with a quick recap of the fundamentals of modern JavaScript development before moving right along to the applications. For each application, you are taken through the planning, design, and implementation stages. Theres something for everyone herea utility library, a validation framework, a widget framework, a calendar application, a drag-and-drop shopping cart, and more!

Over the course of the book, author Frank Zammetti covers JavaScript best practices, Ajax techniques, and some of the most popular JavaScript libraries, such as Prototype,, and the Yahoo YUI. One of the main premises of this book is to help you learn by example so you can then apply your knowledge to your own projects. This book will save you countless hours of development time and help further your JavaScript knowledge!

Table of Contents

PART 1 Say Hello to My Little Friend: JavaScript!
CHAPTER 1 A Brief History of JavaScript
CHAPTER 2 The Seven Habits of Highly Successful JavaScript Developers

PART 2 The Projects
CHAPTER 3 Hodgepodge: Building an Extensible JavaScript Library
CHAPTER 4 CalcTron 3000: A JavaScript Calculator
CHAPTER 5 Doing the Monster Mash: A Mashup
CHAPTER 6 Don’t Just Live in the Moment: Client-Side Persistence
CHAPTER 7 JSDigester: Taking the Pain Out of Client-Side
CHAPTER 8 Get It Right, Bub: A JavaScript Validation Framework
CHAPTER 9 Widget Mania: Using a GUI Widget Framework
CHAPTER 10 Shopping in Style: A Drag-and-Drop Shopping Cart
CHAPTER 11 Time for a Break: A JavaScript Game
CHAPTER 12 Ajax: Where the Client and Server Collide

Book Details

  • Title: Practical JavaScript, DOM Scripting and Ajax Projects
  • Author:
  • Length: 576 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2007-04-11
  • ISBN-10: 1590598164
  • ISBN-13: 9788181287137