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JavaScript Bible [With CDROM]

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The bestselling JavaScript reference, now updated to reflect changes in technology and best practicesAs the most comprehensive book on the market, the "JavaScript Bible" is a classic bestseller that keeps you up to date on the latest changes in JavaScript, the leading technology for incorporating interactivity into Web pages. Part tutorial, part reference, this book serves ...more
Paperback, 1186 pages
Published November 9th 2010 by John Wiley & Sons (first published 1996)
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This sixth edition of JavaScript Bible represents author's knowledge and experience accumulated over ten years of daily work in JavaScript and a constant monitoring of newsgroups for questions, problems, and challenges facing scripters at all levels. The author's goal is to help us avoid the same frustration and head scratching he and others have experienced through multiple generations of scriptable browsers.

Although the earliest editions of this book focused on the then predominant Netscape Na
Matt Hartzell
Jan 20, 2011 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Web Developers
I read about half of this book. The remaining half was exclusively reference material. It was another good overview of JavaScript, although in my opinion this book spent WAY too much time discussing issues with outdated browsers...even back to Netscape 1. I guess there's something to be said for writing code that is supported by many browsers, but if you intend to only support particular browsers and versions, those portions of the book can be skipped over.

The JavaScript Bible repeats itself a l
Apr 04, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Personally i like these book becouse is one of the most complete javascript reference.
The wey some concepts are explained are a bit dull or complicated to grasp. In my opinion the author has a hard time jumping from the simple concepts to the more advance parts of javascript.

Anyway, still my favourite source for Javascript reference excluding MDN
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Aug 04, 2011 rated it liked it
A good book for JavaScript newbies, but it's unnecessarily long. ...more
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