Advanced JavaScript, Third Edition

  • 9h 20m
  • Chuck Easttom
  • Jones and Bartlett Learning
  • 2008

Advanced JavaScript Third Edition provides an in-depth examination of the most important features of JavaScript. Beginning with an overview of JavaScript, the book quickly moves into more advanced features needed for complex yet robust JavaScript scripts, such as objects, arrays, and date and time functions. Additionally, various features of JavaScript that are essential for modern web pages are discussed, including manipulating the status bar, creating dynamic calendars, and working with forms, images, and the Document Object Model. Numerous examples illustrate how to implement various techniques.

With this book:

  • Discover how to enhance your web pages with LED signs, banners, and images.
  • Learn how to implement cookies to store and retrieve information.
  • Understand the structure of the Document Object Model and how it can be used to view, access, and change an HTML document.
  • Find out what security measures you can take to protect private information while using the Internet.

About the Author

Chuck Easttom has spent 14 years in the IT industry as a programmer and IT director. He is currently president and chief software architect of a medical software company in North Texas and is also an adjunct instructor for a community college where he teaches classes to working professionals. Chuck holds many industry certifications and has written 10 computer science books, including two others on JavaScript.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Introduction to JavaScript
  • Getting Started With JavaScript
  • JavaScript Fundamentals
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Functions and Variable Scope
  • Utilizing JavaScript Operators
  • Events in JavaScript
  • Building and Extending Objects
  • Arrays
  • Time and Date in JavaScript
  • JavaScript Math
  • Handling Strings
  • The Document Object Model
  • The Document Object Model (Continued)
  • Utilizing the Status Bar
  • URLs and JavaScript
  • The Document Object and the History List
  • Forms
  • Links, Anchors, and Image Maps
  • Implementing Cookies
  • Images and Graphics
  • Frames
  • Evaluation and Compilation
  • JavaScript Authoring Tools
  • Plug-ins
  • Style Sheets
  • Security Issues
  • Debugging Scripts