Beautiful JavaScript: Leading Programmers Explain How They by Anton Kovalyov

By Anton Kovalyov

JavaScript is arguably the main polarizing and misunderstood programming language on the planet. Many have tried to switch it because the language of the net, yet JavaScript has survived, advanced, and thrived. Why did a language created in such hurry be triumphant the place others failed?

This advisor grants a unprecedented glimpse into JavaScript from humans in detail acquainted with it. Chapters contributed by means of area specialists reminiscent of Jacob Thornton, Ariya Hidayat, and Sara Chipps convey what they love approximately their favourite language—whether it’s turning the main feared positive aspects into invaluable instruments, or how JavaScript can be utilized for self-expression.

Contributors include:

• Angus Croll
• Jonathan Barronville
• Sara Chipps
• Marijn Haverbeke
• Ariya Hidayat
• Daryl Koopersmith
• Anton Kovalyov
• Rebecca Murphey
• Daniel Pupius
• Graeme Roberts
• Jenn Schiffer
• Jacob Thornton
• Ben Vinegar
• Rick Waldron
• Nicholas Zakas

Show description

Read or Download Beautiful JavaScript: Leading Programmers Explain How They Think PDF

Similar web development books

WebKit For Dummies

Wake up to hurry at the engine that powers Safari and Google Chrome
What do the internet browsers on iPhone, iPad, Android, Blackberry, Kindle, and Nokia have in universal with Google Chrome and Apple Safari? WebKit powers all of them. This advisor indicates you ways to create sites and cellular net apps utilizing WebKit. learn how to use all of the developer instruments, the newest net criteria, and WebKit's detailed kinds and capabilities to create beautiful, interactive websites for cellular and laptop display.
Explores how WebKit helps HTML5 and CSS3, offering a wide toolkit for developing quicker and higher cellular sites* Explains find out how to create web content for either cellular and machine demonstrate utilizing WebKit* Covers buying and fitting the developer instruments, development web content, debugging and deploying them, and benefiting from WebKit services to create speedier, extra attractive, and extra interactive sites
With cellular units proliferating at a quick fee, there's by no means been a greater time to profit all concerning the engine that powers the prime cellular browser. WebKit For Dummies teaches you to create web content that utilize every little thing WebKit has to provide.

Beginning jQuery

starting jQuery is your step by step consultant to studying the jQuery library. jQuery is the preferred JavaScript library within the net developer’s toolkit.  Jack Franklin takes you from the fundamentals of getting you all started with jQuery, all the way through to extending jQuery via writing your personal plug-ins. You'll realize most sensible practices you could persist with, how one can stay away from universal blunders, and you'll learn approximately such a lot of of the issues that jQuery has to provide, together with how one can: * Use jQuery’s robust instruments to dynamically replace content material in your web site, together with DOM manipulation.
* expand jQuery’s services via writing your personal plugins on most sensible of the framework.
* Animate components and construct your individual jQuery slider.
* hire top practices and keep away from universal mistakes made through novices.

JavaScript is a strong language yet each internet developer needs to navigate the tough concerns round cross-browser inconsistencies. starting jQuery teaches you the way to use jQuery to prevent spending some time solving those browser insects - letting you think about what quite concerns to you. all through starting jQuery, you'll notice how expressive but concise jQuery’s code is and what sort of swifter and effective you could advance with jQuery!

HTML 5 & CSS3 Genius Guide - 2015

Creating a site is anything that simply isn’t attainable with no assistance from HTML. it's the easy framework of the area huge net and we depend on CSS to make the styling constant and more straightforward to regulate. during this newly revised version we provide you the instruments you must develop into an online layout grasp. inside of those pages you'll research the artwork of responsive layout and feature entry to over 10 hours of video institution.

HTML5 Foundations

Grasp leading edge and crowd pleasing web design with the intriguing new Treehouse sequence of books

Turn undeniable phrases and pictures into gorgeous web content utilizing HTML5 and this pretty, full-colour advisor. Taking you past the limitations of prebuilt issues and straightforward web site development instruments, this new Treehouse ebook combines practicality with proposal to teach you the way to create totally personalized, sleek, and outstanding web content that make audience are looking to cease and stay.

The intriguing new Treehouse sequence of books is authored through Treehouse specialists and full of leading edge layout principles and sensible skill-building. If you're an online developer, net clothier, hobbyist, or career-changer, each booklet during this functional new sequence might be in your bookshelf. a part of the recent Treehouse sequence of books, educating you potent and compelling site improvement and layout, assisting you construct sensible skillsProvides career-worthy details from Treehouse execs and trainersExplains HTML5 fundamentals, resembling how one can structure textual content, upload scripts to pages, and use HTML5 for audio and videoAlso covers hypermedia, CSS and JavaScript, embedding video, geolocation, and masses more

Leverage pages of outstanding web design principles and specialist guide with a brand new Treehouse sequence ebook.

Additional info for Beautiful JavaScript: Leading Programmers Explain How They Think

Sample text

In fact, the Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change—the draft treaty in which industrialized countries agreed to cap their greenhouse gas emissions—already included provisions promising to allow trade in a strange new commodity that would be come to be known as a carbon credit, though the rules for how to do so hadn’t yet been worked out. Even so, the mere idea was eliciting a frenzy of interest among the environmental-product brokers who’d cut their teeth on the SO2 trade.

He spoke softly, weighing his words, yet still managed to let anyone listening know of his faith that the world was in the midst of a sea change in its view of the value of Nature, and that he personally was helping to lead the way. Indeed, by the time of the first Katoomba Group meeting, Brand, who was then forty-three years old, with slicked-back hair turning white at the temples and wary pale blue eyes, had already achieved more than anyone else at the conference in making the common dream a reality.

In fact, the world’s mounting concern over global warming was already inspiring unprecedented changes in the way many governments, corporations, and philanthropies looked at the economic value of the work of ecosystems. This was Brand’s dream and the focus of his career. Concern about greenhouse gases wasn’t really new. The Swedish scientist Svante Arrhenius, in 1896, was the first to propose that industrial CO2 emissions might produce what was later dubbed global warming. From elementary physics, he knew that CO2 and an array of other natural gases functioned as a heat-trapping blanket over the planet: without them, Earth’s average surface temperature would be about 60°F cooler than it is, or around 0°F.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.97 of 5 – based on 13 votes

Categories: Web Development