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JavaScript Programmer's Reference

ISBN: 978-0-470-34472-9
1032 pages
August 2009
JavaScript Programmer


Learn everything about utilizing the JavaScript language with the next generation of Rich Internet Applications from the accessible information in JavaScript Programmer’s Reference, both a tutorial and a reference guide for web developers. Master methods for using Java with applications like Microsoft’s Silverlight, Ajax, Flex, Flash and AIR by practicing with hands-on examples with practical, usable code. Employ this complete JavaScript reference to help you understand JavaScript Data Types, Variables, Operators, Expressions and Statements, work with JavaScript Frameworks and data, and improve performance with Ajax.
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Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Introduction to JavaScript.

Chapter 2: JavaScript in the Browser.

Chapter 3: JavaScript Basics.

Chapter 4: Expressions, Operators, and Statements.

Chapter 5: Functions.

Chapter 6: The Global and Object Objects.

Chapter 7: The String and RegExp Objects.

Chapter 8: The Boolean, Number, and Math Objects.

Chapter 9: The Array and Date Objects.

Chapter 10: Object Oriented Development.

Chapter 11: Windows and Frames.

Chapter 12: Events.

Chapter 13: The Document Object Model.

Chapter 14: Forms.

Chapter 15: Cascading Style Sheets.

Chapter 16: Dynamic HTML.

Chapter 17: JavaScript Security.

Chapter 18: Client-Side Data and Persistence.

Chapter 19: Ajax.

Chapter 20: Working with XML.

Chapter 21: Working with JSON.

Chapter 22: Unique Browser Features.

Chapter 23: Scripting Plugins.

Chapter 24: Debugging.

Chapter 25: Performance Tuning.

Appendix A: Core JavaScript Language.

Appendix B: JavaScript Global Objects.

Appendix C: JavaScript Global Properties.

Appendix D: JavaScript Global Functions.

Appendix E: Reserved and Special Words.

Appendix F: Document Object Reference.

Appendix G: Resources on the Web.

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Author Information

Alexei White is a programmer, designer, and speaker. He is the inventor of RobotReplay, a web sessiontracking technology acquired by Foresee Results, and an author of the book Enterprise Ajax, as well as the DVD training series Enterprise Ajax LiveLessons. He has contributed to major Web projects for Microsoft and Nintendo. His blog can be found at http://ambiguiti.es. When he’s not working in Vancouver he can be found floating on a lake somewhere in the interior of British Columbia with a fishing pole in his hand. You may also find him on Twitter (@alexsaves).
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