JavaScript Absolute Beginner's Guide 2nd Ed (Que)
Monday, 28 September 2020

This book aims to help people make the most of JavaScript -- even if they've never programmed anything before. Kirupa Chinnathambi covers JavaScript and how to use it together with CSS3 and HTML5 to create powerful web and mobile experiences.

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Author: Kirupa Chinnathambi
Publisher: Que
Date: December 2019
Pages: 464
ISBN: 978-0136502890
Print: 013650289X
Kindle: B01HS6KUTE
Audience: Those wanting to learn JavaScript
Level: Introductory
Category: JavaScript

 

  • Learn why JavaScript is awesome
  • Organize your code with variables
  • Understand how functions make your code reusable
  • Use the popular if/else statement to help make a decision in code
  • Learn about switch statements and when to use them
  • Work with for, while, and do...while loops
  • Learn how to use global and local scope 
  • Understand what closures are 
  • Learn about the various places your code can live 
  • Understand how to write comments and good commenting practices
  • Learn about the basic types of objects you'll run into in JavaScript
  • Find out that pizza has an educational value beyond just being deliciously awesome
  • Understand how text is treated in JavaScript 
  • Learn how to perform common string operations
  • Use arrays to handle lists of data
  • Learn to create custom objects

 

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