JavaScript for Modern Web Development: Building a Web Application Using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

  • 4h 32m
  • Abhilasha Sinha, Alok Ranjan, Ranjit Battewad
  • BPB Publications
  • 2020

Beginner to Expert in Web development with JavaScript: From HTML to React-Redux

Key Features

  • Acquire web development skills to build independent applications
  • Understand the basics of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, React and Redux
  • Create build beautiful applications using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, React and Redux
  • Learn how to debug and unit test your applications properly to build good end products
  • Follow best practices to write good quality code and build performant applications


This book will take you on a complete journey of learning web development, starting right with the basics. The book begins with the history of web development and JavaScript, how it has evolved over these years, and how it still keeps growing with new features. Next, you will learn the basic pillars of web development - HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. You will learn about the functional, object-oriented programming and asynchronous behaviour, and how JavaScript provides for these. Empowered with the basics, you will proceed to learn the new features of JavaScript, ES2015, and the latest ES2019. Next, you will apply your learning to build a real application to see how the Web takes shape.At the end, you will also have an introductory section on ReactJS, one of the modern frameworks for UI development and also develop a simple weather application using React.

What will you learn

By the end of the book, you will be building real web applications to put your knowledge to practice. This book introduces all the concepts to get started with web application development. To further excel in this field, you really need to practice by building a lot many applications, implementing your own ideas or imitating existing websites. Also remember to practice additional examples provided in the code bundle of the book to master this field.

Who this book is for

This book can be used by people who are completely new to software development and want to get into front-end web development by starting from basics. This book can also be used by JavaScript users for a quick reference to the fundamentals of HTML, CSS, JS, and learn ReactJS with Redux, as well as the new features in JavaScript ES2019.

About the Authors

Alok Ranjan is a B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering from IIT Delhi. After graduating in 2001, Alok worked with companies like Newgen, Virtusa, and Convergys before starting his entrepreneurial journey.

Abhilasha Sinha is BE Computer Science from Osmania University. After completing her graduation in 2003, she started her career as a Software Engineer with Infosys.

Ranjit Battewad has over 8 years of experience in full-stack web and mobile application development. Associated with WalkingTree Technologies since past over 8 years and playing the role of senior technical lead, he has exposure to complex application architecture design and development.

In this Book

  • History of JavaScript and How it Revolutionized Web Development
  • HTML - Creating the Web Content
  • CSS - Making the Content Beautiful
  • JavaScript Programming: Making the Application Interactive
  • Functional Programming with JavaScript
  • Object-Oriented JavaScript
  • Asynchronous JS
  • What's New in ES2019 JavaScript
  • Building An Application with JavaScript
  • Debugging JavaScript Applications
  • Unit Testing Automation
  • Build and Deploy an Application
  • JavaScript Best Practices
  • Introduction to React
  • Building an Application with React
  • State Management in React Applications
  • Debugging, Testing, and Deploying React
  • What Next - For Becoming A Pro?



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