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JavaScriptTM Bible , 4th Edition

JavaScriptTM Bible , 4th Edition

Danny Goodman

ISBN: 978-0-764-53342-6

Apr 2001

1248 pages

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Greatly enhanced and updated from the third edition, this is the title any JavaScripter cannot afford to be without! JavaScript Bible, 4th Edition covers the new powerful functionality JavaScript will gain with the release of new revs of Internet Explorer and Netscape Communicator. This book features essential new JS information, additional ready-to-use JavaScript applications, and scores of additional JavaScripts and Web page routines. As with the last edition, this book will bring non-technical professionals, including casual programmers and scripters, painlessly up to speed on all aspects of mastering JavaScript, including programming fundamentals, JavaScript language elements, and how to use them effectively, and how to easily and efficiently add powerful new functionality to HTML documents and Java applets.



PART I: Getting Started with JavaScript.

Chapter 1: JavaScript's Role in the World Wide Web and Beyond.

Chapter 2: Authoring Challenges Amid the Browser Wars.

Chapter 3: Your First JavaScript Script.

PART II: JavaScript Tutorial.

Chapter 4: Browser and Document Objects.

Chapter 5: Scripts and HTML Documents.

Chapter 6: Programming Fundamentals, Part I.

Chapter 7: Programming Fundamentals, Part II.

Chapter 8: Window and Document Objects.

Chapter 9: Forms and Form Elements.

Chapter 10: Strings, Math, and Dates.

Chapter 11: Scripting Frames and Multiple Windows.

Chapter 12: Images and Dynamic HTML.

PART III: Document Objects Reference.

Chapter 13: JavaScript Essentials.

Chapter 14: Document Object Model Essentials.

Chapter 15: Generic HTML Element Objects.

Chapter 16: Window and Frame Objects.

Chapter 17: Location and History Objects.

Chapter 18: The Document and Body Objects.

Chapter 19: Body Text Objects—Summary.

Chapter 19: Body Text Objects.

Chapter 20: HTML Directive Objects—Summary.

Chapter 20: HTML Directive Objects.

Chapter 21: Link and Anchor Objects.

Chapter 22: Image, Area, and Map Objects.

Chapter 23: The Form and Related Objects.

Chapter 24: Button Objects.

Chapter 25: Text-Related Form Objects.

Chapter 26: Select, Option, and FileUpload Objects.

Chapter 27: Table and List Objects—Summary.

Chapter 27: Table and List Objects.

Chapter 28: The Navigator and Other Environment Objects—Summary.

Chapter 28: The Navigator and Other Environment Objects.

Chapter 29: Event Objects.

Chapter 30: Style Sheet and Style Objects.

Chapter 31: Positioned Objects—Summary.

Chapter 31: Positioned Objects.

Chapter 32: Embedded Objects—Summary.

Chapter 32: Embedded Objects.

Chapter 33: XML Objects—Summary.

Chapter 33: XML Objects.

PART IV: JavaScript Core Language Reference.

Chapter 34: The String Object.

Chapter 35: The Math, Number, and Boolean Objects.

Chapter 36: The Date Object.

Chapter 37: The Array Object.

Chapter 38: The Regular Expression and RegExp Objects—Summary.

Chapter 38: The Regular Expression and RegExp Objects.

Chapter 39: Control Structures and Exception Handling.

Chapter 40: JavaScript Operators.

Chapter 41: Functions and Custom Objects.

Chapter 42: Global Functions and Statements.

PART V: JavaScript Bible, Gold Edition Preview.

PART VI: Appendixes.

Appendix A: JavaScript and Browser Object Quick Reference.

Appendix B: JavaScript Reserved Words.

Appendix C: Answers to Tutorial Exercises.

Appendix D: JavaScript and DOM Internet Resources.

Appendix E: What's on the CD-ROM.

Appendix F: Examples from Parts III and IV.


End-User License Agreement.

CD-ROM Installation Instructions.

Bonus Chapters 43-57