JavaScript & JQuery: Interactive Front-end Web Development

JavaScript & JQuery: Interactive Front-end Web Development
By Jon Duckett
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. | ISBN-10: 1118531647 | ISBN-13: 978-1118531648 | Published: 22 July 2014 | 640 pages.

Handbook for learning Javascript and jQuery
Learn JavaScript and jQuery a nicer way This full-color book adopts a visual approach to teaching JavaScript & jQuery, showing you how to make web pages more interactive and interfaces more intuitive through the use of inspiring code examples, infographics, and photography. The content assumes no previous programming experience, other than knowing how to create a basic web page in HTML & CSS. You'll learn how to achieve techniques seen on many popular websites (such as adding animation, tabbed panels, content sliders, form validation, interactive galleries, and sorting data).
Introduces core programming concepts in JavaScript and jQuery Uses clear descriptions, inspiring examples, and easy-to-follow diagrams Teaches you how to create scripts from scratch, and understand the thousands of JavaScripts, JavaScript APIs, and jQuery plugins that are available on the web Demonstrates the latest practices in progressive enhancement, cross-browser compatibility, and when you may be better off using CSS3.
If you're looking to create more enriching web experiences and express your creativity through code, then this is the book for you.

From the Back Cover 

Learn How To
  • Read and write JavaScript
  • Make your sites more interactive
  • Use jQuery to simplify your code
  • Recreate popular web techniques

Techniques Include
  • Slideshows and lightboxes
  • Improved forms and validation
  • Using Ajax, APIs, and JSON
  • Filtering, searching, and sorting

Online Support
  • Code samples and practical
    exercises available online at:
  • Plus bonus reference materials

Are you new to JavaScript, or have you added scripts to your web page but want a better idea of how they work? Then this book is for you. We'll not only show you how to read and write JavaScript, but we'll also teach you the basics of computer programming in a simple, visual way. All you need is an understanding of HTML and CSS.

This book will teach you how to make your websites more interactive, engaging, and usable. It does this by combining programming theory with examples that demonstrate how JavaScript and jQuery are used on popular sites. In no time at all you will be able to think and code like a programmer.

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JavaScript & JQuery: Interactive Front-end Web Development