Sams Teach Yourself JavaScript in 24 Hours

Sams Teach Yourself JavaScript in 24 Hours


Author Michael Moncur
Format online HTML
Price free

JavaScript is one of the easiest, most straightforward ways to enhance a Web site with interactivity.

Sams Teach Yourself JavaScript in 24 Hours serves as an easy-to-understand tutorial on both scripting basics and JavaScript itself. The book is written in a clear and personable style with an extensive use of practical, complete examples.

Readers will learn how to use JavaScript to enhance Web pages with interactive forms, objects, and cookies. They will also discover how to use JavaScript to work with games, animation, and multimedia.

Chapters include:

  • Understanding JavaScript
  • Creating a Simple Script
  • How JavaScript Programs Work
  • Using Functions and Variables
  • Using Strings and Arrays
  • Testing and Comparing Values
  • Repeating Yourself: Using Loops
  • Using Math and Date Functions
  • Working with the Document Object Model
  • Responding to Events
  • Using Windows and Frames
  • Getting Data with Forms
  • Using Graphics and Animation
  • Creating Cross-Browser Scripts
  • Creating Custom Objects
  • Working with Sounds and Plug-Ins
  • Debugging JavaScript Applications
  • Working with Style Sheets
  • Using Dynamic HTML (DHTML)
  • Using Advanced DOM Features
  • Improving a Web Page with JavaScript
  • Creating a JavaScript Game
  • Creating DHTML Applications
  • JavaScript Tips and Tricks

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