JavaScript by Example by Ellie Quigley
(2nd Edition)

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The World’s Easiest Java Script Tutorial—Fully Updated!


JavaScript by Example, Second Edition, is the easiest, most hands-on way to learn JavaScript. Legendary programming instructor Ellie Quigley has thoroughly updated her classic book to deliver the skills and information today’s JavaScript users need most—including up-to-the-minute coverage of JavaScript programming constructs, CSS, Ajax, JSON, and the latest JavaScript libraries and best practices.


Quigley illuminates every technique with focused, classroom-tested code examples, detailed line-by-line explanations, and real program output. This exceptionally clear, easy-to-understand book takes you from your first script to advanced techniques. It’s the only JavaScript book you’ll ever need!


New in This Edition

End-of-chapter study tools, including classroom-tested labs Programming the DOM More Cascading Style Sheets Introduction to Ajax and JSON Explanation of how to develop interactive Web applications with dynamic, desktop-style interfaces Programmers’ preparation for HTML 5’s breakthrough capabilities

This edition has been completely updated and includes many new and completely rewritten code examples; contains fully revised and updated coverage of Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and the Document Object Model (DOM); and fully covers modern JavaScript concepts, principles, and programming techniques.


Thousands of Web developers, administrators, and power users have relied on JavaScript by Example to become expert JavaScript programmers. With this new edition, you can, too—even if you’re completely new to JavaScript. After you’ve become an expert, you’ll turn to this book constantly as the best source for trustworthy answers, solutions, and code.


About Ellie Quigley

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Ellie Quigley has been teaching scripting languages in Silicon Valley for more than twenty years. Her Perl and Shell Programming classes at the University of Santa Cruz Extension program have become part of Silicon Valley lore. In addition, she teaches at leading companies, including NetApp, National Semiconductor, Juniper Networks, and many others. Her best-selling books include UNIX® Shells by Example, Fourth Edition (Prentice Hall, 2005), and Perl by Example, Fourth Edition (Prentice Hall, 2008).
Published October 5, 2010 by Prentice Hall. 912 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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