Learning Web Design: A Beginner's Guide to HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Web Graphics

By Jennifer Niederst Robbins

Do you must construct websites, yet don't have any past adventure? This pleasant advisor is the correct position to begin. You’ll commence at sq. one, studying how the net and web content paintings, after which gradually construct from there. through the top of the booklet, you’ll have the abilities to create an easy website with multi-column pages that adapt for cellular devices.

Learn find out how to use the newest concepts, top practices, and present net standards—including HTML5 and CSS3. every one bankruptcy presents routines that can assist you to benefit numerous recommendations, and brief quizzes to ensure you comprehend key concepts.

This completely revised version is perfect for college students and execs of all backgrounds and talent degrees, even if you’re a newbie or brushing up on latest skills.

  • Build HTML pages with textual content, hyperlinks, pictures, tables, and forms
  • Use variety sheets (CSS) for shades, backgrounds, formatting textual content, web page structure, or even basic animation effects
  • Learn concerning the new HTML5 parts, APIs, and CSS3 houses which are altering what you are able to do with internet pages
  • Make your pages show good on cellular units via making a responsive net design
  • Learn how JavaScript works—and why the language is so vital in net design
  • Create and optimize net pictures so they’ll obtain as speedy as possible

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Test-Driven JavaScript Development (Developer's Library)

By Christian Johansen

For JavaScript builders engaged on more and more huge and complicated tasks, potent computerized trying out is important to luck. Test-Driven JavaScript Development is a whole, best-practice consultant to agile JavaScript trying out and caliber coverage with the test-driven improvement (TDD) method. top agile JavaScript developer Christian Johansen covers all facets of employing cutting-edge computerized trying out in JavaScript environments, strolling readers during the whole improvement lifecycle, from undertaking release to program deployment, and past.

Using real-life examples pushed through unit assessments, Johansen indicates tips on how to use TDD to realize larger self assurance on your code base, so that you can fearlessly refactor and construct extra powerful, maintainable, and trustworthy JavaScript code at cheaper price. all through, he addresses the most important concerns starting from code layout to functionality optimization, supplying practical ideas for builders, QA experts, and testers.

Coverage includes
•    realizing automatic checking out and TDD
•    construction powerful automatic checking out workflows
•    trying out code for either browsers and servers (using Node.js)
•    utilizing TDD to construct cleanser APIs, greater modularized code, and extra powerful software
•    Writing testable code
•    utilizing attempt stubs and mocks to check devices in isolation
•    always bettering code via refactoring
•    jogging throughout the development and automatic trying out of absolutely sensible software

The accompanying site, tddjs.com, includes all the book’s code listings and extra resources.

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You Don't Know JS: Up & Going

By Kyle Simpson

It’s effortless to profit components of JavaScript, yet a lot tougher to profit it completely—or even sufficiently—whether you’re new to the language or have used it for years. With the "You Don’t understand JS" e-book sequence, you’ll get a extra whole figuring out of JavaScript, together with trickier elements of the language that many skilled JavaScript programmers easily avoid.

The sequence’ first e-book, Up & Going, presents the required heritage for these of you with restricted programming event. by means of studying the elemental development blocks of programming, in addition to JavaScript’s center mechanisms, you’ll be ready to dive into the opposite, extra in-depth books within the series—and be good in your method towards actual JavaScript.

With this e-book you will:

  • Learn the fundamental programming development blocks, together with operators, forms, variables, conditionals, loops, and functions
  • Become accustomed to JavaScript's center mechanisms similar to values, functionality closures, this, and prototypes
  • Get an summary of different books within the series—and examine why it’s very important to appreciate all components of JavaScript

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Mastering Web Application Development with AngularJS

By Pawel Kozlowski

Streamline your net functions with this hands-on direction. From preliminary structuring to complete deployment, you are going to research every little thing you must learn about AngularJS DOM dependent frameworks.


  • Make the main out of AngularJS by way of knowing the AngularJS philosophy and utilising it to genuine lifestyles improvement tasks
  • Effectively constitution, write, attempt, and at last installation your program
  • Add safety and optimization positive factors in your AngularJS applications
  • Harness the complete strength of AngularJS by way of growing your individual directives
  • Full of options to genuine existence difficulties, with transparent factors of the extra refined AngularJS concepts

In Detail

AngularJS is an open-source JavaScript framework. Its aim is to improve MVC-based internet functions and decrease the quantity of JavaScript had to make net purposes functional.

The e-book will take the reader during the workflow of creating an AngularJS app.

Throughout the method of app production, we'll seriously look into different interplay issues among layout and improvement and the readers will learn the way AngularJS is helping either roles to construct an software that works good, in addition to tips on how to create fresh and maintainable entrance finish markup and code.

What you are going to research from this book

  • Use AngularJS DOM-based templating successfully and learn the way it differs from different frameworks
  • Query and adjust information in a number of backends and develop into expert with the promise API
  • Quickly create complicated kinds, taking complete benefit of the 2-way info binding
  • Introduce navigation on your internet software by means of relaying at the HTML5 historical past API
  • Manage dependencies with the AngularJS module and the Dependency Injection systems
  • Localize your net software to organize it for a world audience
  • Secure your net software from unauthorized users
  • Build a number of AngularJS directives: widgets, validators, and wrapping third celebration plugins
  • Gain a deep knowing of the AngularJS compiler to construct much more subtle directives
  • Unit try out AngularJS-specific JavaScript code utilizing the Jasmine BDD checking out framework
  • Structure your internet program via organizing it right into a significant and versatile listing structure


This ebook may be a step by step consultant displaying the readers how you can construct a whole internet app with AngularJS.

Who this ebook is written for

This publication should be Most worthy to builders who're comparing or have made up our minds to exploit AngularJS for a true lifestyles undertaking. you will have a few past publicity to AngularJS, at the least via easy examples. We imagine that you’ve bought operating wisdom of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

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The JavaScript Pocket Guide (Peachpit Pocket Guide)

By Lenny Burdette

JavaScript is an object-oriented scripting language that permits you to change a document's constitution, styling, and content material based on consumer activities. this convenient pocket serves as either a brief creation to the language and acts a useful reference. it truly is choked with suggestions in addition to JavaScript syntax, equipment, and houses. Concise and cheap, it truly is precisely the consultant many net designers and builders want.

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JavaScript JSON Cookbook

Over eighty recipes to utilize JSON on your computer, server, net, and cellular applications

About This Book

  • Create quickly and dynamic JavaScript functions that enforce JSON
  • Practical examples to teach you the way to leverage JSON from various program domains
  • Become the go-to individual for development JSON-enabled internet purposes on your organization

Who This booklet Is For

If you are writing purposes that circulate established info from one position to a different, this booklet is for you. this is often very true if you have been utilizing XML to do the task simply because it is totally attainable which you could do a lot of an analogous paintings with much less code and no more facts overhead in JSON.

While the book's chapters make a few contrast among the customer and server facets of an software, it's not relevant if you are a frontend, backend, or full-stack developer. the rules at the back of utilizing JSON practice to either the buyer and the server, and in reality, builders who comprehend each side of the equation in general craft the simplest applications.

What you are going to Learn

  • Learn to take advantage of JSON in a type-safe solution to stay away from universal information typing errors
  • Exchange info with NoSQL databases resembling MongoDB and CouchDB with JSON
  • Make the main of JSON in AJAX internet functions, without or with a framework
  • Exchange information among servers and cellular functions working on Android and iOS with JSON
  • Practical examples to teach you ways to leverage JSON from various software domains

In Detail

JSON (JavaScript item Notation) is a light-weight text-based info interchange structure used to create items to move info over the web. it really is prevalent at the present time via universal net purposes, in addition to cellular applications.

This e-book offers transparent ways in which you could alternate gadgets utilizing JSON, whether you are constructing an online or conventional networked program. you will commence with a short refresher on JSON and JavaScript syntax and browse and write at the consumer and server. Then, you are going to easy methods to use JSON in uncomplicated AJAX purposes utilizing AngularJS and jQuery. subsequent, you are going to the best way to trade items with databases utilizing MongoDB and CouchDB. you are going to additionally discover tips to use JSON in a type-safe demeanour, writing courses that experience fewer bugs.

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Even Faster Web Sites: Performance Best Practices for Web Developers

By Steve Souders

Functionality is necessary to the luck of any website, and but brand new net purposes push browsers to their limits with expanding quantities of wealthy content material and heavy use of Ajax. during this ebook, Steve Souders, net functionality evangelist at Google and previous leader functionality Yahoo!, presents useful thoughts that will help you optimize your site's functionality.

Souders' prior publication, the bestselling High functionality net Sites, surprised the internet improvement global by means of revealing that eighty% of the time it takes for an online web page to load is at the patron part. In Even swifter net Sites, Souders and 8 specialist individuals supply top practices and pragmatic recommendation for making improvements to your site's functionality in 3 severe categories:

  • JavaScript--Get recommendation for knowing Ajax functionality, writing effective JavaScript, growing responsive purposes, loading scripts with out blocking off different elements, and more.
  • Network--Learn to proportion assets throughout a number of domain names, lessen picture dimension with out lack of caliber, and use chunked encoding to render pages speedier.
  • Browser--Discover choices to iframes, the best way to simplify CSS selectors, and different suggestions.

Speed is vital for latest wealthy media sites and internet 2.0 functions. With this ebook, you will how you can shave invaluable seconds off your websites' load occasions and cause them to reply even faster.

This e-book comprises six visitor chapters contributed via Dion Almaer, Doug Crockford, Ben Galbraith, Tony Gentilcore, Dylan Schiemann, Stoyan Stefanov, Nicole Sullivan, and Nicholas C. Zakas.

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JavaScript Programming: Pushing the Limits

By Jon Raasch

Take your JavaScript wisdom so far as it may go

JavaScript has grown up, and it is a sizzling subject. more recent and quicker JavaScript VMs and frameworks outfitted upon them have elevated the recognition of JavaScript for server-side internet functions, and wealthy JS purposes are being constructed for cellular units. This publication can provide a compelling educational, exhibiting you the way to construct a real-world app from the floor up. skilled builders who are looking to grasp the newest thoughts and redefine their talents will locate this deep dive into JavaScript's hidden functionalities provides them the instruments to create really awesome and intricate applications.

  • JavaScript has advanced into even more than uncomplicated client-side scripting; this booklet delves into complicated subject matters now not often present in different extra intermediate JS improvement books
  • Expert writer can provide an in-depth educational exhibiting tips to construct a real-world app that's loosely coupled, with each one part equipped to exist separately
  • Explores tips to construct a spine app, the significance of JavaScript templates, Node.js and MongoDB, 3D Canvas utilizing WebGL / Three.js, tips on how to convert a machine app right into a devoted cellular app, and masses more
  • Ideal for skilled builders with a deep wisdom of JavaScript in addition to on-line builders with robust photo layout abilities who're skilled in HTML/CSS and wish to increase their front-end skills

JavaScript Programming: Pushing the Limits will arm you with the abilities to create killer apps for the twenty first Century.

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HTML5 Game Programming with enchant.js

By Ryo Shimizu, Hidekazu Furukawa, Ryohei Fushimi, Ryo Tanaka, Kevin Kratzer

HTML5 video game Programming with enchant.js provides first-time programmers of every age the instruments to show their game rules into truth. A step by step advisor to the loose, open-source HTML5 and JavaScript engine enchant.js, it truly is ideal for video game fanatics who've regularly desired to make their very own online game yet didn’t know the way. It starts off with the principles of video game programming and is going directly to introduce complicated subject matters like 3D.

We dwell in an age the place smartphones and capsules have made video games extra ubiquitous than ever. Based round HTML5, enchant.js is ultimate for aspiring online game programmers who've continuously been intimidated through code. video games written utilizing enchant.js take just a couple of hours to write down, and will be performed in a browser, iOS, and Android units, removal the strain of programming to target the thrill. observe the enjoyment of video game improvement with enchant.js.

  • Provides a accomplished, effortless consultant to online game programming via enchant.js
  • Gives aspiring video game builders a device to gain their principles
  • Introduces readers to the fundamentals of HTML5 and JavaScript programming

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