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Learn JavaScript and Ajax with w3Schools Paperback – Jun 8 2010

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 264 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley; 1 edition (June 8 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0470611944
  • ISBN-13: 978-0470611944
  • Product Dimensions: 15.4 x 1.7 x 22.9 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 295 g
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #459,969 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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From the Back Cover

There's no faster, easier way to learn JavaScript and Ajax

If you want to start building interactive Web pages right away, you should begin by learning how to use JavaScript and Ajax. w3schools has perfected a straightforward tutorial approach that gives you what you need to know in manageable lessons, liberally supported with examples. You'll find that tried-and-true format in this book, along with a detailed reference section that you will use again and again.

You will learn:

  • What JavaScript is and isn't

  • How to put JavaScript into an HTML page

  • JavaScript special characters and guidelines

  • How to use JavaScript operators

  • If... else statements and do... while loops

  • All about JavaScript objects

  • How to use Ajax properties

  • What the Ajax XMLHttpRequest Object does

Add JavaScript
Define functions
Create cookies
Declare variables
Create objects
Build Ajax pages

About the Author

w3schools is a leading Web destination for learning key Web technologies online. Founded in 1999, it receives more than 10 million unique visitors each month. w3schools tutorials are required reading in more than 100 high schools and universities.

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Format: Paperback
This book has very strutured exercices that make the subjects easy to understand. Ideal for students or anyone who want to improve their skills (begeniners to intermediate).
See also Learn Learn HTML and CSS with w3Schools and Learn CSS with w3Schools
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11 of 13 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0xa5e8f2a0) out of 5 stars Nice Quality Very Helpfull Sept. 30 2010
By Camera Guy - Published on
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I purchased the three book set and they must have improved the paper quality the cover is a nice 80# gloss cover and the inside pages are 6o# text the quality is not a factor anymore the books are about 1/2 inch thick each. The content does contain a lot of the content avaiable online but it is nice to be able read it when I am not online and it makes a great reference. I am fine with the price for what I recieved I find the w3c schools site is very helpfull and figure even if I pay an extra dollar or two I am supporting a group the helps a lot of people learn web development. I wish it was avaiable on the kindle.
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0xa5e8f4ec) out of 5 stars Well worth the cost June 5 2012
By billwoos - Published on
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I saw the post above bashing the quality and the content of this book. All I can say is - what a crock and thank goodness I went ahead and ordered this book. I was pleased to see that the book is well made, perfect size, and has great content. For those of you who, like me, have a Kindle or access to online textbooks know that a real book is often easier to read, mark up, highlight, and refer to. I know the Kindle is capable of those tasks and I love mine, but I really prefer a paperback for reference. This book is a good buy and has some great information between it's covers. Just my opinion.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0xa5e8f4b0) out of 5 stars Matter of fact teaching book April 9 2013
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Most books that teach some sort of programming seem to want to talk in volumes about something - presumably to fill lots of pages to make the book look thick and knowledgable. This book is small. But it is packed full of fact. No mucking about. No funny anecdotes. Just the facts. If you need to find out how a piece of code works, just look it up and the information is there in its simplest form. W3Schools also has a great web site with interactive examples to back up what's in the book. No bells and whistles, but all round very helpful.
3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0xa5e8f7a4) out of 5 stars Quality of Text Sept. 7 2010
By orange - Published on
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this is a beginner's book...

it gives you a hands on intro and covers the basics that every one interested in web programming should know...

i love that it's lightweight and i can take it with me while i'm doing laundry....

definitely worth the price and it's one of the best computer science texts that i own - there's no simpler and to the point verbiage than this...
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
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Very easy to follow. Examples are quick to try yourself. Quick to look up. And very portable size to read while commuting. Great way to get up to speed on basic javascript quickly.