HTML5 Programming with JavaScript For Dummies

Web designers and programmers, add JavaScript to your HTML5 development toolkit without fear

Modern websites are complex, and some of the most exciting features – things like geolocation, canvas, portability to mobile and more – require JavaScript to leverage what HTML5 can create. Don’t know JavaScript? That’s where HTML5 Programming with JavaScript For Dummies comes in. Rather than walking you through JavaScript as a programming language, it approaches JavaScript as a tool to help you enhance web pages.

  • Helps web designers and programmers tap the full power of HTML5 by leveraging JavaScript, even if they have no prior knowledge of JavaScript
  • Enables readers to produce modern websites with today’s technology essentials: portability to mobile devices, animation, the use of Libraries, the Canvas component, and more
  • Emphasizes practical uses and offers many short examples for illustration

Discover basic to complex ways to use JavaScript programming syntax to harness the full power of HTML5 and CSS3.

Table of Contents
Part I: Understanding the Basics of JavaScript
Chapter 1. HTML, Say Hello to JavaScript
Chapter 2. Assessing Tools of the Trade
Chapter 3. Integrating HTML5 and JavaScript

Part II: Speaking the JavaScript Language
Chapter 4. Embracing JavaScript Variables
Chapter 5. Working with Objects
Chapter 6. Getting to Know the Standard JavaScript Objects

Part III: Meeting JavaScript’s Control Structures
Chapter 7. Using Functions
Chapter 8. Making Choices in JavaScript
Chapter 9. Making the Rounds with Loops
Chapter 10. Performing Error Handling

Part IV: Interacting with Users and HTML
Chapter 11. Understanding the Document Object Model
Chapter 12. Handling Events
Chapter 13. Connecting with Style. JavaScript and CSS
Chapter 14. Enhancing HTML5 Forms with JavaScript
Chapter 15. Interacting with Windows

Part V: Extending JavaScript Further
Chapter 16. Working with XML in JavaScript
Chapter 17. Cleaning Up the Web with AJAX
Chapter 18. Making JavaScript Easier with jQuery
Chapter 19. Using jQuery to Handle AJAX
Chapter 20. Animating the Web

Part VI: The Part of Tens
Chapter 21. Ten Incredible HTML5 and JavaScript Examples
Chapter 22. Ten Thoughts About the Future of Web Development

Book Details

  • Paperback: 408 pages
  • Publisher: For Dummies (April 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118431669
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118431665
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