JavaScript Books

Windows 10 Development Recipes

Windows 10 Development Recipes

This book is a practical guide to solving the everyday problems encountered when building apps for Windows 10 devices, including desktops, laptops, tablets, and phones, using HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript. Each recipe includes a concise statement of the problem and the approach you should take in order to solve it. A full code solution is...
React Native for iOS Development

React Native for iOS Development

This book is your hands-on guide to developing native iOS apps with ease. With React Native for iOS Development you'll challenge the status quo of native iOS development with revolutionary components, asynchronous execution, unique methods for touch handling, and much more. You will begin by understanding the path breaking concepts of ...
Functional Programming in JavaScript

Functional Programming in JavaScript

This is a fast-paced guide that will help you to write real-world applications by utilizing a wide range of functional techniques and styles. The book first explores the core concepts of functional programming common to all functional languages, with examples of their use in JavaScript. It's followed by a comprehensive roundup of funct...
Mastering JavaScript High Performance

Mastering JavaScript High Performance

Studying JavaScript performance in depth will make you capable of tackling the complex and important tasks required to solve performance issues. In this book, you'll learn when and why to use an IDE over a common text editor. Packed with examples, you'll also learn how to create a build system to test and deploy your JavaScript project by...
Mastering JavaScript Promises

Mastering JavaScript Promises

JavaScript is a tool for the gurus who create highly useful applications, but it has some limitations. To overcome these limitations, a concept called JavaScript promises is rising rapidly in popularity. Promises makes writing complex logics more manageable and easy. This book starts with an introduction to JavaScript promises and how ...
Jasmine JavaScript Testing, 2nd Edition

Jasmine JavaScript Testing, 2nd Edition

Take your testing of JavaScript applications to a new level of efficiency and reliability with the help of this book. Starting with the fundamentals of Jasmine and behavior-driven development (BDD), you will learn about tooling and automation. You will learn how to create a sustainable code base with the help of Jasmine. You will also tak...
JavaScript Concurrency

JavaScript Concurrency

Concurrent programming may sound abstract and complex, but it helps to deliver a better user experience. With single threaded JavaScript, applications lack dynamism. This means that when JavaScript code is running, nothing else can happen. The DOM can't update, which means the UI freezes. In a world where users expect speed and responsive...
Test-Driven JavaScript Development

Test-Driven JavaScript Development

Initially, all processing used to happen on the server-side and simple output was the response to web browsers. Nowadays, there are so many JavaScript frameworks and libraries created that help readers to create charts, animations, simulations, and so on. By the time a project finishes or reaches a stable state, so much JavaScript code ha...
Enyo: Up and Running, 2nd Edition

Enyo: Up and Running, 2nd Edition

Discover how easy it is to design and build responsive, cross-platform apps with the Enyo open source JavaScript framework. With this revised and expanded edition, Enyo contributor Roy Sutton gets you started with the framework's core object-oriented features, including its modular design, reusable and extensible components, layout and wi...
JavaScript Cookbook, 2nd Edition

JavaScript Cookbook, 2nd Edition

Problem solving with JavaScript is a lot trickier now that its use has expanded considerably in size, scope, and complexity. This cookbook has your back, with recipes for common tasks across the JavaScript world, whether you're working in the browser, the server, or a mobile environment. Each recipe includes reusable code and practical ad...
Learning Highcharts 4

Learning Highcharts 4

Highcharts is a popular type of web charting software that produces stunning and smooth animated HTML5 SVG graphs. Joe Kuan continues the Learning Highcharts series, with the second edition comprising of brand new content and revised chapters. The book covers all the graphs supported in Highcharts 4. Step-by-step tutorials demonstrate ...
Custom SharePoint Solutions with HTML and JavaScript

Custom SharePoint Solutions with HTML and JavaScript

Custom SharePoint Solutions with HTML and JavaScript shows you how to build and customize SharePoint solutions to suit a wide range of business needs. You don't need a background in Microsoft technologies; you'll learn how to rapidly build and customize sites entirely on the front end, starting with out-of-the-box features and extending t...
HTML5, JavaScript, and jQuery 24-Hour Trainer

HTML5, JavaScript, and jQuery 24-Hour Trainer

HTML5, JavaScript, and jQuery 24-Hour Trainer shows you how to build real-world HTML5 apps — both web-based and mobile — in combination with JavaScript, jQuery, and CSS/CSS3. You'll learn progressively more advanced skills as you work through the series of hands-on video lessons. Exercises and screencasts walk you step-by-step through...
Beginning JavaScript, 5th Edition

Beginning JavaScript, 5th Edition

Beginning JavaScript 5th Edition shows you how to work effectively with JavaScript frameworks, functions, and modern browsers, and teaches more effective coding practices using HTML5. This new edition has been extensively updated to reflect the way JavaScript is most commonly used today, introducing you to the latest tools and techniques ...
Advanced Game Design with HTML5 and JavaScript

Advanced Game Design with HTML5 and JavaScript

How do you make a video game? Advanced Game Design with HTML5 and JavaScript is a down to earth education in how to make video games from scratch, using the powerful HTML5 and JavaScript technologies. This book is a point-by-point round up of all the essential techniques that every game designer needs to know. You'll discover how to cr...
Data Visualization with JavaScript

Data Visualization with JavaScript

You've got data to communicate. But what kind of visualization do you choose, how do you build it, and how do you ensure that it's up to the demands of the Web? In Data Visualization with JavaScript, you'll learn how to use JavaScript, HTML, and CSS to build the most practical visualizations for your data. Step-by-step examples walk yo...
Build an HTML5 Game

Build an HTML5 Game

If you already have even basic familiarity with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, you're ready to learn how to build a browser-based game. In Build an HTML5 Game, you'll use your skills to create a truly cross-platform bubble-shooter game - playable in both desktop and mobile browsers. The programming starts right away in Chapter - no hemming...
JavaScript with Promises

JavaScript with Promises

Asynchronous JavaScript is everywhere, whether you're using Ajax, AngularJS, Node.js, or WebRTC. This practical guide shows intermediate to advanced JavaScript developers how Promises can help you manage asynchronous code effectively - including the inevitable flood of callbacks as your codebase grows. You'll learn the inner workings of P...
JavaScript JSON Cookbook

JavaScript JSON Cookbook

JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) is a lightweight text-based data interchange format used to create objects to transfer data over the Internet. It's widely used today by common web applications, as well as mobile applications. This book gives you clear ways that you can exchange objects using JSON, regardless of whether you're develop...
JavaScript Regular Expressions

JavaScript Regular Expressions

Regular expressions are patterns or templates that allow you to define a set of rules in a natural yet vague way, giving you the ability to match and validate text. Therefore, they have been implemented in nearly every modern programming language. JavaScript's implementation allows us to perform complex tasks with a few lines of code usin...
Coding with JavaScript For Dummies

Coding with JavaScript For Dummies

Coding with JavaScript For Dummies provides easy, hands-on instruction for anyone looking to learn this popular client-side language. No experience? No problem! This friendly guide starts from the very beginning and walks you through the basics, then shows you how to apply what you've learned to real projects. You'll start building right ...
Getting Started with Meteor.js JavaScript Framework, 2nd Edition

Getting Started with Meteor.js JavaScript Framework, 2nd Edition

Meteor is one of the most popular development platforms available today, allowing you to create and deploy mobile and web applications in a fraction of the time needed by other JavaScript frameworks. Getting Started with Meteor.js JavaScript Framework Second Edition is an easy to follow, step-by-step approach to learning how to build mode...
Security for Web Developers

Security for Web Developers

Some books give you good advice, but only about part of the security problem. Others provide solutions so generic that they aren't truly useful. Unfortunately, attacking only part of the problem leaves you open to hacking or other security issues. And general advice no longer meets current security needs. This practical book provides s...
Introduction to JavaScript Object Notation

Introduction to JavaScript Object Notation

What is JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) and how can you put it to work? This concise guide helps busy IT professionals get up and running quickly with this popular data interchange format, and provides a deep understanding of how JSON works. Author Lindsay Bassett begins with an overview of JSON syntax, data types, formatting, and secur...
JavaScript Domain-Driven Design

JavaScript Domain-Driven Design

JavaScript backs some of the most advanced applications. It is time to adapt modern software development practices from JavaScript to model complex business needs. JavaScript Domain-Driven Design allows you to leverage your JavaScript skills to create advanced applications. You'll start with learning domain-driven concepts and working ...
Learning Object-Oriented Programming

Learning Object-Oriented Programming

Learning Object-Oriented Programming is an easy-to-follow guide full of hands-on examples of solutions to common problems with object-oriented code in Python, JavaScript, and C#. It starts by helping you to recognize objects from real-life scenarios and demonstrates that working with them makes it simpler to write code that is easy to und...
Learning React Native

Learning React Native

By bringing the advantages of ReactJS to mobile, React Native transforms every web developer into a potential mobile developer. Unlike existing JavaScript-for-mobile approaches, React Native actually renders natively, giving you the speed, look, and feel of a native mobile application. With this practical book, web developers and front...
Jasmine Cookbook

Jasmine Cookbook

Jasmine provides a rich set of libraries to design and develop tests for JavaScript applications. Its tests aim to run on any JavaScript-enabled platform and have easy-to-read syntax. This book is a comprehensive guide to designing and developing Jasmine tests to produce world-class software. The recipes are elaborated using examples f...
Pro JavaScript Techniques, 2nd Edition

Pro JavaScript Techniques, 2nd Edition

Pro JavaScript Techniques is the ultimate JavaScript book for today's web developer. It provides everything you need to know about modern JavaScript, and teaches you what JavaScript can do for your web sites. This book doesn't waste any time looking at things you already know, but instead concentrates on fundamental, vital topics—what m...
JavaScript Application Design

JavaScript Application Design

The fate of most applications is often sealed before a single line of code has been written. How is that possible? Simply, bad design assures bad results. Good design and effective processes are the foundation on which maintainable applications are built, scaled, and improved. For JavaScript developers, this means discovering the tooling,...