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The JavaScript Pocket Guide

3.59  ·  Rating Details  ·  22 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
JavaScript is an object-oriented scripting language that enables you to modify a document's structure, styling, and content in response to user actions. This handy pocket serves as both a quick introduction to the language and acts a valuable reference. It's packed with tips as well as JavaScript syntax, methods, and properties. Concise and inexpensive, it's exactly the gu ...more
ebook, 311 pages
Published April 26th 2010 by Peachpit Press (first published April 2nd 2010)
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try {
// Declaring a variable without an identifier
// throws an error
} catch (exception) {
// The exception object has a message
// that describes the error
} finally {
// This code always runs regardless of
// whether an error occurred
console.log("Always executes");
The finally block of this statement is optional, but the catch block is not.


Throwing errors to alert the user when something wrong happens. Ex:
function argumentRequired(arg) {
if (arg == null) { throw new Err
Dec 01, 2011 David rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: work
Good size book to carry. Not enough practical examples and explanations through comments just code snippets. My style of learning doesn't fit this book while others may find it more suitable.
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