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Pro JavaScript Development: Coding, Capabilities, and Tooling (1st ed.)

Pro JavaScript Development: Coding, Capabilities, and Tooling (1st ed.)

By: Den Odell (author)Paperback

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Pro JavaScript Development is a practical guide for front-end web developers who are experienced at building web pages with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, and now wish to advance their JavaScript skills to a higher level. You will learn how to build large, well-structured, high quality, mobile-optimized web sites and apps, using the latest supported browser APIs, language features, and tools. This book teaches and shows you in practical hands-on terms how you can:Master the performance, reliability, stability, and code manageability of your JavaScriptUnderstand and write efficient object-oriented and prototypal code, including full understanding of the `this' keywordBoost the performance of your JavaScript codeArchitect large web applications using common design patternsWrite high quality JavaScript code and avoid the pitfalls most likely to cause errors Manage code dependencies with AMD and RequireJSDevelop for mobile, build games, and set up a real-time video chat using modern APIs such as Geolocation, Canvas and WebRTCDocument your code as the professionals doWrite command-line and web server applications in JavaScript with Node.js,Use build tools, such as Grunt and Gulp, to automate repetitive tasks and improve your development workflowUsing real-world examples and applications that you'll build yourself, Pro JavaScript Development has unique, practical content that will make you a better JavaScript developer. Become a master of the latest JavaScript coding techniques and tools, and harness its best capabilities today.

About Author

Den Odell is a multi-disciplined web developer with expert HTML, CSS, and JavaScript skills. He is a web standards and accessibility advocate, with a special passion for user interface development.As a front-end (user interface) technical architect at the AKQA digital service agency in London, Den built and architected several large-scale web sites and rich Internet applications for anumber of clients, including Ferrari, Nike, and Nokia. After a hiatus in Sweden, where he used his technical skills and passion for music to help record labels and artists develop their presence on the Web, he has returned to London where his role as Head of Web Development at AKQA is helping deliver innovative front-end solutions to meet client's needs.In his spare time, Den runs nightclub events,plays records at clubs across Europe, and has a keen eye for digitalphotography.


Object-Oriented JavaScriptDocumenting JavaScript CodeWriting High-Quality JavaScriptBoosting JavaScript PerformanceDesign Patterns: CreationalDesign Patterns: StructuralDesign Patterns: BehavioralDesign Patterns: Architectural Managing Code File DependenciesMobile JavaScript Development Building Games with Canvas APIUsing WebRTC for Video Chat Using Client-Side Templates The Node.js Application Platform Build Tools and Automation Browser Developer Tools

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781430262688
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 472
  • ID: 9781430262688
  • weight: 884
  • ISBN10: 1430262680
  • edition: 1st ed.

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