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JavaScript Fundamentals

  • Format: eBook
  • Edition: 2016
  • Publisher: Little Green Apples Publishing LLC

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The JavaScript Study Brief provides the end-user with a concise overview and quick reference help on the fundamentals of this cross-platform object-based scripting language. The JavaScript Fundamentals Study Brief is intended as a helpful learning resource, offering expert guidance for new and developing end users, as well as a quick refresher of essentials for the occasional experienced user. Key concepts are presented in an organized, visual formmat with simple, easy to understand explanations. It begins by discussing two types of JavaScript along with the differences between JavaScript and Java. Many practical examples of common code elements and structures are included as a convenient quick reference for users when it comes time to write scripts on their own. Definitions of key terms and useful step-by-step guidelines are included. The use of statements, values, operators, keywords, comments, and arrays are topics covered in individual sections. A brief review of the JavaScript object hierarchy is included. Other overview topics include: embedding JavaScript in a web page, working with datatypes (Boolean, composite, numeric, object, string), using the HTML Document Object Model (DOM), as well as information on working with AJAX and CSS. Links to helpful online resources are an added feature.

Topics Covered:

  • What is JavaScript?
  • Embedding JavaScript in a Web Page
  • Key Terms
  • Working with JavaScript
  • Values
  • Operators
  • Keywords and Comments
  • JavaScript Data Types
  • Objects
  • JavaScript Object Hierarchy
  • JavaScript Arrays
  • JavaScript Events
  • AJAX and CSS
  • Online Resources

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