HTML5, JavaScript and jQuery 24-Hour Trainer

HTML5, JavaScript and jQuery 24-Hour Trainer

By: Dane Cameron (author)Paperback

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Description

Master web app development with hands-on practice and video demonstration HTML5, JavaScript, and jQuery 24-Hour Trainer shows you how to build real-world HTML5 apps both web-based and mobile in combination with JavaScript, jQuery, and CSS/CSS3. You'll learn progressively more advanced skills as you work through the series of hands-on video lessons. Exercises and screencasts walk you step-by-step through the process of building web applications, and give you the opportunity to experiment and extend the examples to create your own working web app. You'll gain a solid understanding of the fundamental technologies, and develop a skillset that fully exploits the functionality of web development tools. Although HTML5 is at the forefront of web development, it exists within an ecosystem that also includes CSS/CSS3, JavaScript, and JavaScript libraries like jQuery. Building robust, functional web applications requires a clear understanding of these technologies, and more importantly, the manner in which they fit together. This is your step-by-step guide to building web apps, with a hands-on approach that helps you learn by doing. * Master the fundamentals of HTML and HTML5 * Explore multimedia capabilities and CSS3 * Integrate offline data storage, background processes, and other APIs * Adapt web applications for mobile phones and tablets Whether you're looking for a quick refresher or a first-time lesson, HTML5, JavaScript, and jQuery 24-Hour Trainer will quickly get you up to speed.

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About Author

Dane Cameron is a professional software engineer and a senior solutions architect for an IT consultancy in Wellington, New Zealand. An expert on HTML5 technologies, Dane played a hands-on role in the development of several large-scale, innovative web applications. He is the author of the Amazon bestselling guide A Software Engineer Learns HTML5, JavaScript and jQuery. Wrox guides are crafted to make learning programming languages and technologies easier than you think. Written by programmers for programmers, they provide a structured, tutorial format that will guide you through all the techniques involved.

Contents

INTRODUCTION xvii PART I: HTML AND CSS CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION TO HTML5 3 What Is a Markup Language? 3 The Simplest HTML Page Possible 4 An HTML Template 6 Understanding Elements and Attributes 8 Try It 9 CHAPTER 2: BASIC HTML 11 Structuring Text 11 Links and Images 14 Try It 16 CHAPTER 3: LISTS AND TABLES 19 Lists 19 Tables 21 Try It 24 CHAPTER 4: INTRODUCTION TO CSS 27 CSS Selectors 28 CSS Files and Inline Styles 32 Specificity 32 Inheritance 33 Browser Defaults 34 Chrome Scratch Pad 34 Try It 36 CHAPTER 5: STRUCTURING PAGES WITH CSS 39 The Box Model 39 Display Type 41 Positioning Elements 42 Controlling Positions 46 Try It 48 CHAPTER 6: HTML FORMS 51 What Is a Form? 51 Adding Fields to a Form 53 HTML5 Input Fields 56 Try It 59 CHAPTER 7: SEMANTIC TAGS 61 Grouping and Segmenting Content 62 Styling Semantic Tags with CSS 64 Microformats 65 Summing Up 66 Try It 66 CHAPTER 8: HTML5 VALIDATION 69 Adding Validation Rules 69 Customizing Validation 72 Disabling Validation 74 Try It 74 CHAPTER 9: DRAG AND DROP 77 Understanding Events 78 Drag and Drop Example 78 Try It 82 CHAPTER 10: DYNAMIC ELEMENTS 85 Summary and Details Tags 85 Progress Bar and Meter 86 Range Element 88 Polyfills 88 Try It 90 CHAPTER 11: JAVASCRIPT 95 JavaScript Console 95 Data Types 96 Control Structures 101 Truthy and Falsy Values 103 Dynamic Typing 104 Try It 105 CHAPTER 12: DEBUGGING 107 Try It 108 CHAPTER 13: FUNCTIONS 115 Closures 118 Hoisting and Block Scope 120 Arguments 121 Bind 122 Try It 122 CHAPTER 14: OBJECTS 125 Object Literals 125 Prototypes 127 Constructor Functions 130 Modules 131 Try It 133 CHAPTER 15: JSON 135 Replacing and Reviving 138 Try It 140 CHAPTER 16: DOCUMENT OBJECT MODEL 141 Nodes and Objects 141 Try It 147 CHAPTER 17: JQUERY SELECTION 151 Loading jQuery 151 Selecting Elements 153 Pseudo-selectors 154 Selection Within a Context 155 Wrapped Objects 156 Try It 157 CHAPTER 18: JQUERY TRAVERSAL AND MANIPULATION 159 Traversal 159 Chaining 160 Manipulation 161 Changing Elements 163 Iteration 164 Try It 165 CHAPTER 19: JQUERY EVENTS 167 Registering Event Listeners 167 Delegated Event Listeners 170 Form Events 172 Screen Events 173 Animation 174 Try It 174 CHAPTER 20: DATA ATTRIBUTES AND TEMPLATES 177 Template Tag 177 Data Attributes 178 Using the Template 180 Try It 182 CHAPTER 21: JQUERY PLUGINS 185 jQuery UI 185 Writing a Plugin 188 Try It 191 CHAPTER 22: HTML5 AUDIO 195 File Formats 195 Audio Tag 198 Controlling Playback 199 Try It 201 CHAPTER 23: HTML5 VIDEO 203 File Formats 203 Controlling Volume 205 Controlling Playback Speed 207 Controlling Video Size 207 Media Source Extensions 209 Encrypted Media Extensions 209 Web Cryptography 210 Try It 210 CHAPTER 24: CANVAS: PART I 213 Simple Drawing 214 Drawing Lines 216 Circles and Curves 216 Drawing Text 218 Try It 219 CHAPTER 25: CANVAS: PART II 221 Linear Gradients 221 Shadows 222 Images 223 Transforming Shapes 224 Basic Animation 227 Try It 228 CHAPTER 26: CSS3: PART I 231 Selectors 231 CSS Borders 233 Custom Fonts 237 Try It 239 CHAPTER 27: CSS3: PART II 241 Linear Gradients 241 Calc Function 243 Text Effects 243 2D Transformations 245 Transitions 248 Try It 250 CHAPTER 28: CSS3 MEDIA QUERIES 253 Adding Media Queries 254 External Stylesheets 256 Try It 257 CHAPTER 29: WEB SERVERS 261 URLs 262 Choosing a Web Server 262 Try It 263 CHAPTER 30: WEB STORAGE 267 Client-Side Storage 268 Web Storage API 269 Storing Structured Data 271 Try It 273 CHAPTER 31: INDEXEDDB 275 Creating a Database 276 Storing Data 278 Reading Data 279 Deleting Data 281 Try It 281 CHAPTER 32: APPLICATION CACHE 285 Manifest Files 285 Updating Resources 288 Cache Events 289 Try It 290 CHAPTER 33: WEB WORKERS 293 JavaScript Event Model 294 Web Workers 296 Try It 300 CHAPTER 34: FILES 303 FileReader API 304 Other File-Related APIs 307 Try It 308 CHAPTER 35: AJAX 311 AJAX Requests 312 Try It 316 CHAPTER 36: PROMISES 319 Working with Promises 320 Creating Promises 322 Try It 325 CHAPTER 37: RESPONSIVE WEB DESIGN 329 Testing Screen Resolution 330 Flexible Grids 331 Media Queries 336 Try It 340 CHAPTER 38: LOCATION API 343 Monitor Movement 345 Loading the Application 349 Try It 353 CHAPTER 39: JQUERY MOBILE: PART I 355 Understanding jQuery Mobile 356 JQUERY Mobile Pages 358 Form-Based Pages 362 JavaScript 365 Try It 366 CHAPTER 40: JQUERY MOBILE: PART II 369 UI Components 369 Events 373 Try It 376 INDEX 379

Product Details

  • publication date: 03/04/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781119001164
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 408
  • ID: 9781119001164
  • weight: 680
  • ISBN10: 1119001161

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