JavaScript Quick Syntax Reference

  • 58m
  • Mikael Olsson
  • Apress
  • 2015

JavaScript Quick Syntax Reference is a condensed syntax reference to the JavaScript language. It presents the essentials of JavaScript in a well-organized format that can be used as a handy reference. This includes the latest ECMAScript 5, JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) and DOM (Document Object Model) specifications and implementations.

You won’t find any technical jargon, bloated samples, drawn out history lessons or witty stories in this book. What you will find is a JavaScript reference that is concise, to the point and highly accessible. The book is packed with useful information and is a must-have for any JavaScript programmer or Web developer.

In JavaScript Quick Syntax Reference, you will find a concise reference to JavaScript programming language syntax; has short, simple and focused code examples; and includes a well laid out table of contents and a comprehensive index allowing easy review.

What you’ll learn

  • What is the lexical structure of the latest JavaScript and ECMAScript 5
  • What are types, values, variables, expressions, operators and statements
  • How to use objects, arrays, functions, classes, and regular expressions
  • What are DOM and JSON and how to use them
  • How to effectively implement both client-side and server-side JavaScript code

Who this book is for

This book is a handy, pocket quick scripting syntax reference for those experienced in JavaScript as well as programmers, web developers, tinkerers and people new to JavaScript.

About the Author

Mikael Olsson is a professional web entrepreneur, programmer, and author. He works for an R&D company in Finland where he specializes in software development. In his spare time he writes books and creates websites that summarize various fields of interest. The books he writes are focused on teaching their subject in the most efficient way possible, by explaining only what is relevant and practical without any unnecessary repetition or theory.

In this Book

  • Using JavaScript
  • Variables
  • Operators
  • Arrays
  • Strings
  • Conditionals
  • Loops
  • Functions
  • Objects
  • Document Object Model
  • Events
  • Cookies
  • Error Handling
  • Ajax
  • jQuery