Programming JavaScript Applications: Robust Web Architecture with Node, HTML5, and Modern JS Libraries

By Eric Elliott

benefit from JavaScript’s energy to construct powerful web-scale or firm purposes which are effortless to increase and continue. by means of making use of the layout styles defined during this sensible e-book, skilled JavaScript builders will how one can write versatile and resilient code that’s easier—yes, easier—to paintings with as your code base grows.

JavaScript could be the so much crucial internet programming language, yet within the genuine global, JavaScript functions frequently holiday if you make adjustments. With this booklet, writer Eric Elliott indicates you the way so as to add shopper- and server-side gains to a wide JavaScript software with no negatively affecting the remainder of your code.

  • Examine the anatomy of a large-scale JavaScript application
  • Build sleek net apps with the features of machine applications
  • Learn most sensible practices for code association, modularity, and reuse
  • Separate your program into varied layers of responsibility
  • Build effective, self-describing hypermedia Apis with Node.js
  • Test, combine, and install software program updates in speedy cycles
  • Control source entry with person authentication and authorization
  • Expand your application’s achieve via internationalization

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Learning jQuery Deferreds: Taming Callback Hell with Deferreds and Promises

By Terry Jones

Orchestrating asynchronous functionality calls in JavaScript usually ends up in callback hell, yet there's a trustworthy solution to steer clear of this painful situation. With this concise and easy advisor, you'll how you can use jQuery deferreds and can provide, a chic procedure for coping with asynchronous calls in either shopper and server applications.

This booklet includes 18 examples that use deferreds to unravel gradually demanding real-world programming difficulties, in addition to seventy five stimulating puzzles (and their recommendations) that can assist you know the way and whilst to exploit deferreds. You'll examine new tips in a enjoyable means, and develop into immersed within the perform of event-based programming.

comprehend the common sense at the back of developing deferreds and returning promises
Get a based rationalization of jQuery's deferred API
Delve into the dynamics of utilizing deferreds
discover a large selection of precious deferred recipes constructed by way of the authors
achieve hands-on event by way of fixing demanding situations that accompany each one recipe
pass deeper into deferreds: stumble upon novel abstractions and mind-bending use cases

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JavaScript: The Good Parts

By Douglas Crockford

Most programming languages include sturdy and undesirable components, yet JavaScript has greater than its proportion of the undesirable, having been constructed and published in a rush prior to it may be sophisticated. This authoritative booklet scrapes away those undesirable beneficial properties to bare a subset of JavaScript that is extra trustworthy, readable, and maintainable than the language as a whole—a subset you should use to create actually extensible and effective code.

Considered the JavaScript specialist via many folks within the improvement neighborhood, writer Douglas Crockford identifies the abundance of excellent principles that make JavaScript a very good object-oriented programming language-ideas comparable to capabilities, free typing, dynamic gadgets, and an expressive item literal notation. regrettably, those strong principles are jumbled together with undesirable and downright lousy principles, like a programming version in accordance with worldwide variables.

When Java applets failed, JavaScript turned the language of the internet via default, making its reputation virtually thoroughly autonomous of its traits as a programming language. In JavaScript: the great Parts, Crockford ultimately digs during the steaming pile of excellent intentions and mistakes to provide you a close examine the entire surely dependent elements of JavaScript, including:

  • Syntax
  • Objects
  • Functions
  • Inheritance
  • Arrays
  • Regular expressions
  • Methods
  • Style
  • Beautiful features

The actual attractiveness? As you progress forward with the subset of JavaScript that this publication offers, you will additionally steer clear of the necessity to unlearn all of the undesirable components. in fact, so as to discover extra in regards to the undesirable elements and the way to take advantage of them badly, easily seek advice the other JavaScript book.

With JavaScript: the great Parts, you will discover a gorgeous, stylish, light-weight and hugely expressive language that allows you to create potent code, no matter if you are coping with item libraries or simply attempting to get Ajax to run speedy. in the event you increase websites or purposes for the net, this booklet is an absolute must.

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Getting Started with Zurb Foundation 4

For contemporary internet designers, fluidity and responsiveness is every little thing. that is why this creation to Zurb beginning is so useful. It teaches you to exploit the mobile-first framework to create extraordinary web content, intuitively and expressively.


  • Get on top of things fast with Foundation's responsive grid process
  • Integrate easy-to-configure CSS parts into your site
  • Add robust JavaScript plugins for your websites

In Detail

each internet fashion designer wishes a toolkit. From textual content editors to portraits courses, from desk constructions to fluid sort sheets, the net dressmaker has many instruments and methods to choose between. Zurb's beginning framework is a wonderful package for contemporary net clothier. it is fluid, it is simple to paintings with, it has lots of parts, and most significantly, you could observe your creativity to make your own designs.

Zurb's origin four is a pragmatic, easy-to-use toolkit for the structure and building of web content. Getting all started with Zurb starting place four introduces Zurb Foundation’s robust website design and improvement toolkit. create expert layouts very easily, upload strong CSS and JavaScript elements for your pages, after which customise and configure the layout in your pride. know the way to successfully deal with your CSS and structure your pages with SASS, the fashion sheet language. This ebook may also help you set beginning four to be just right for you today!

This ebook records Foundation's grid procedure, all its parts and plugins, and its iteration of customized sort sheets. The ebook serves as an all-encompassing advent in addition to a destiny reference advisor. the basis of beginning is its grid system...and there's a good deal extra .

as soon as you have lined the fundamentals, you will be able to enhance with SASS, the fashion sheet language, to customise your deploy and structure your pages.

With this e-book, you can find all of the CSS parts and JavaScript plugins which are incorporated in origin this present day and the way to combine every one of them into your net pages.

What you are going to research from this book

  • Understand the grid approach and the way it applies to net design
  • Tweak your structure to get the simplest view on cellular and laptop screens
  • Incorporate Foundation's CSS parts into your internet pages
  • Configure and customise your CSS parts
  • Place Foundation's JavaScript plugins the place you will have them
  • Organize your CSS utilizing SASS, the fashion sheet language
  • Create your individual customized set up of origin with SASS


The publication begins with the fundamentals of origin and is helping you construct your abilities as you enhance from deploy to layout, configuration, and customization with examples at each step.

Who this booklet is written for

This ebook may be of serious gain to internet architects, designers, and developers. whereas it is helping to be a programmer, it's not invaluable for this publication. you have to be accustomed to the elemental ideas of responsive website design and feature a wish to create a qualified site that appears nice on either cellular units and ordinary screens.

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HTML5: Up and Running

By Mark Pilgrim

If you do not know concerning the new good points to be had in HTML5, now could be the time to determine. the newest model of this markup language goes to seriously swap how you advance net purposes, and this ebook presents your first actual examine HTML5's new components and attributes.

Even although paintings on HTML5 is ongoing, browsers similar to Safari, Mozilla, Opera, and Chrome already aid lots of its positive aspects -- and browsers for clever telephones are even farther forward, particularly iPhone's MobileSafari browser. With HTML5: Up & Running, you will learn the way this re-creation allows browsers to engage with JavaScript even more simply than earlier than. you are going to additionally learn the way HTML5 should help advance purposes that:

  • Display video at once within the browser, with no need to depend on plugins
  • Work even if a person is offline, via benefiting from HTML5's power garage
  • Offer a drawing canvas for dynamically generated 2-D pictures

This concise advisor is the main whole and authoritative publication you will find at the topic. writer Mark Pilgrim writes the weekly digest for the HTML5 operating team, and represents Google at meetings on HTML5's features. remain sooner than the curve. Order a replica of this publication today.

Five belongings you may still learn about HTML5
through Mark Pilgrim

1. It’s no longer one massive thing. you'll good ask: “How am i able to commence utilizing HTML5 if older browsers don’t aid it?” however the query itself is deceptive. HTML5 isn't really one enormous factor; it's a choice of person beneficial properties. so that you can’t notice “HTML5 support,” simply because that doesn’t make any feel. yet you can discover help for person good points, like canvas, video, or geolocation.

you might imagine of HTML as tags and attitude brackets. That’s an immense a part of it, yet it’s no longer the full tale. The HTML5 specification additionally defines how these attitude brackets engage with JavaScript, in the course of the rfile item version (DOM). HTML5 doesn’t simply outline video tag; there's additionally a corresponding DOM API for video gadgets within the DOM. you should use this API to notice aid for various video codecs, play a video, pause, mute audio, tune how a lot of the video has been downloaded, and every little thing else you must construct a wealthy person event round the video tag itself.

bankruptcy 2 and Appendix A will educate you the way to correctly realize aid for every new HTML5 characteristic.

2. You don’t have to throw something away. like it or hate it, you can’t deny that HTML four is the main winning markup layout ever. HTML5 builds on that luck. You don’t have to throw away your latest markup. You don’t have to relearn stuff you already understand. in case your internet program labored the day gone by in HTML four, it's going to nonetheless paintings at the present time in HTML5. interval.

Now, on the way to enhance your internet functions, you’ve come to the precise position. Here’s a concrete instance: HTML5 helps all of the shape controls from HTML four, however it additionally contains new enter controls. a few of these are long-overdue additions like sliders and date pickers; others are extra sophisticated. for instance, the e-mail enter kind seems similar to a textual content field, yet cellular browsers will customise their onscreen keyboard to assist you variety e-mail addresses. Older browsers that don’t help the e-mail enter kind will deal with it as a standard textual content box, and the shape nonetheless works with out markup alterations or scripting hacks. this suggests you can begin enhancing your net kinds this day, whether a few of your viewers are caught on IE 6.

learn the entire gory information about HTML5 kinds in bankruptcy nine.

three. It’s effortless to get started. “Upgrading” to HTML5 could be so simple as altering your doctype. The doctype should still already be at the first line of each HTML web page. earlier types of HTML outlined loads of doctypes, and selecting the correct you'll be able to be difficult. In HTML5, there's just one doctype: !DOCTYPE html

Upgrading to the HTML5 doctype won’t holiday your current markup, simply because all of the tags outlined in HTML four are nonetheless supported in HTML5. however it will let you use -- and validate -- new semantic parts like article, part, header, and footer. You’ll research all approximately those new components in bankruptcy three.

four. It already works no matter if you need to draw on a canvas, play video, layout higher kinds, or construct internet functions that paintings offline, you’ll locate that HTML5 is already well-supported. Firefox, Safari, Chrome, Opera, and cellular browsers already help canvas (Chapter 4), video (Chapter 5), geolocation (Chapter 6), neighborhood garage (Chapter 7), and extra. Google already helps microdata annotations (Chapter 10). Even Microsoft -- not often identified for blazing the path of criteria help -- should be aiding so much HTML5 positive aspects within the upcoming net Explorer nine.

each one bankruptcy of this e-book comprises the all-too-familiar browser compatibility charts. yet extra importantly, every one bankruptcy encompasses a frank dialogue of your suggestions if you want to aid older browsers. HTML5 beneficial properties like geolocation (Chapter 6) and video (Chapter five) have been first supplied via browser plugins like Gears or Flash. different positive aspects, like canvas (Chapter 4), may be emulated solely in JavaScript. This ebook will train you the way to focus on the local positive factors of recent browsers, with no leaving older browsers at the back of.

five. It’s right here to stick. Tim Berners-Lee invented the realm huge internet within the early Nineties. He later based the W3C to behave as a steward of net criteria, which the association has performed for greater than 15 years. here's what the W3C needed to say in regards to the way forward for net criteria, in July 2009:

    Today the Director publicizes that once the XHTML 2 operating crew constitution expires as scheduled on the finish of 2009, the constitution usually are not renewed. by way of doing so, and by way of expanding assets within the HTML operating staff, W3C hopes to speed up the growth of HTML5 and make clear W3C’s place concerning the way forward for HTML.

HTML5 is the following to stick. Let’s dive in.

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Beginning Backbone.js (Expert's Voice in Web Development)

Beginning Backbone.js is your step by step advisor to studying and utilizing the Backbone.js library on your net initiatives. Backbone.js is without doubt one of the most well liked JavaScript libraries between net builders, used to create modular, single-page net apps. This publication takes you from downloading Backbone.js and its dependencies the entire method to utilizing extra complex libraries to constitution your program structure, and every little thing in among.

With a real-world, functional method, you are going to find out how you could combine Backbone.js into the guts of your JavaScript stack, and create scalable purposes. James Sugrue exhibits you ways to enforce all elements of templating, paintings successfully with RequireJS, and entirely comprehend Grunt and all its plug-ins. Armed with this data you could architect a continuing integration method that's key to real-world applications.

With the explosion of JavaScript-based functions on the net, the necessity for extra established techniques to code administration is extra very important than ever. Backbone.js is helping create functions that separate types from perspectives, allowing builders to prevent spaghetti code. Beginning Backbone.js will lightly advisor you into this amazingly robust library, and assist you ramp as much as construction specialist purposes. combine Backbone.js into your paintings this present day with this fundamental book.

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Create Web Charts with D3

Create net Charts with D3 shows the right way to convert your information into crowd pleasing, cutting edge, lively, and hugely interactive browser-based charts. This ebook is appropriate for builders of all event degrees and desires: if you would like strength and keep watch over and want to create info visualization past conventional charts, then D3 is the JavaScript library for you.

By the top of the ebook, you've an outstanding wisdom of the entire parts had to deal with info from each attainable resource, from high-end medical tools to Arduino forums, from personal home page SQL databases queries to basic HTML tables, and from Matlab calculations to reviews in Excel.

This e-book includes content material formerly released in starting JavaScript Charts.

  • Create every kind of charts utilizing the most recent applied sciences on hand on browsers
  • Full of step by step examples, Create net Charts with D3 introduces you progressively to all points of chart improvement, from the information resource to the alternative of which technique to apply.
  • This publication offers a couple of instruments that may be the start line for any venture requiring graphical representations of knowledge, even if utilizing advertisement libraries or your own

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MEAN Machine: A Beginner's Practical Guide to the JavaScript Stack

By Chris Sevilleja, Holly Lloyd

Discover ways to write suggest Stack purposes from scratch

Want to benefit Node.js and AngularJS?

In this booklet, we'll be studying approximately 4 items of software program (MongoDB, ExpressJS, AngularJS, and Node.js) and the way they mix to make the nice suggest stack.

This e-book is acceptable for newcomers without Angular or Node event. just a very simple wisdom of HTML and JavaScript is necessary.

What You’ll Learn

You’ll achieve an exceptional real-world figuring out of the way to take advantage of Node and Angular. additionally, you will examine the following:

  • Build Node/Express functions and RESTful APIs from scratch
  • Handle CRUD operations with MongoDB
  • Build dynamic Angular frontend functions from scratch
  • Build scalable and well-structured suggest applications
  • Best practices and strategies in software development
  • Use Bower and Gulp for effective development
  • This ebook is largely 3 books in one. Getting begun with Angular, Getting all started with Node, and construction functions with Node and Angular.
  • You'll have the information to construct not only suggest apps, yet standalone Node and standalone Angular functions as well.

    What You'll Build

  • RESTful API in Node and exhibit with token dependent authentication
  • Angular token established authentication
  • MEAN stack CRM to regulate users
  • Starter suggest app with Bower and Gulp
  • And more...


You’ve most likely heard of the suggest stack round the net and feature been brooding about what’s so nice approximately it. construction with the 4 suggest elements can create not just impressive functions, but in addition a swifter and more uncomplicated improvement process.

Having complete purposes written in JavaScript makes improvement more uncomplicated because you in simple terms need to care for one language for the backend and frontend. this implies your improvement time is shorter, your crew can paintings larger jointly, and your JavaScript wisdom can move throughout all of your improvement stack.

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JavaScript and AJAX For Dummies

Learn to exploit those strong instruments jointly and construct sites that work

If you must construct web content that provide actual price in your site's viewers, JavaScript and AJAX are best instruments for the task. no matter if you are new to internet programming, this booklet is helping you create websites any dressmaker will appreciate. With easy-to-understand steps and an emphasis on unfastened instruments, possible leap correct into construction a domain utilizing a similar strategies because the pros.

  • Down to fundamentals — examine your means round JavaScript and select an editor and try out browser
  • Manage complexity — use services, arrays, and items to create extra refined programs

  • Page magic — observe find out how to keep watch over what occurs in your pages, animate items, and positioned pages in motion

  • Get appealing — Use the jQuery person Interface library so as to add sliders, tabbed interfaces, and customized dialogs to a site

  • Come fresh with AJAX — construct AJAX requests into your courses, use jQuery, and paintings with AJAX data

Open the e-book and find:

  • How to decide on a try browser
  • How to debate string concatenation with a immediately face

  • Tips for debugging your code

  • How so as to add invaluable details to a dropdown list

  • Why AJAX connections will be asynchronous

  • The intriguing probabilities of the jQuery library

  • How to exploit the Aptana editor

  • Online assets for JavaScript programmers

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Internet and World Wide Web: How to Program (5th Edition)

By Harvey M. Deitel, Paul Deitel, Abbey Deitel

Web & world-wide-web find out how to software, 5/e is acceptable for either introductory and intermediate-level client-side and server-side programming classes. The booklet can be appropriate for pros who are looking to replace their abilities with the most recent net and net programming technologies.

Internet and world-wide-web how you can application, 5e introduces scholars with very little programming adventure to the interesting international of Web-Based functions. This re-creation specializes in HTML5 and the comparable applied sciences in its environment, diving into the intriguing new beneficial properties of HTML5, CSS3, the newest version of JavaScript (ECMAScript five) and HTML5 canvas. on the middle of the e-book is the Deitel signature “live-code approach”–concepts are provided within the context of entire operating HTML5 files, CSS3 stylesheets, JavaScript scripts, XML files, courses and database documents, instead of in code snippets. each one entire code instance is observed by means of reside pattern executions.The Deitels specialize in renowned key applied sciences that might support readers construct web- and web-based functions that have interaction with different functions and with databases. those shape the foundation of the categories of enterprise-level, networked functions which are renowned in at the present time. After studying the fabric during this e-book, readers could be organized to construct real-world, business energy, Web-based functions.

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