Free JavaScript Books


Bing Maps V8 Succinctly

Bing Maps V8 Succinctly

At least 80% of all information being collected by enterprises includes geolocation data. The Bing Maps V8 library is a very large collection of JavaScript code that allows web developers to place a map on a webpage, query for data, and manipulate objects on a map, creating a geo-application. In Bing Maps V8 Succinctly, James McCaffrey takes readers through utilizing this library, from creating the simplest application that uses it, to mastering more advanced functions like creating color-gradient legends and custom-styled Infobox objects.


What You Need To Know About Node.js

What You Need To Know About Node.js

What You Need To Know About Node.js: Dive into the fundamentals of Node.js provides everything you need to know to get started creating your own applications while also understanding how to work with Node like experienced developers do, you’ll be able to get started with your own projects in no time!


Aurelia Succinctly

Aurelia Succinctly

Aurelia is a relatively new, open-source JavaScript library/framework that simplifies the creation of web-based applications. You can code Aurelia applications using a lot of the same semantics and separation of concerns that you enjoy when developing in Java or C#. In Aurelia Succinctly, Matthew Duffield will walk you through setting up your machine, the semantics of ES6 and ES7 features in Aurelia, using skeleton navigation, databinding, creating custom elements and attributes, and more.


Angular 2 Succinctly

Angular 2 Succinctly

Angular 2 is a massively popular JavaScript framework built to take advantage of component development in web apps. In Angular 2 Succinctly, author Joseph D. Booth will guide you through setting up a development environment, interacting with the Angular CLI, building Hello World, and more. By the end, you’ll know how to set up templates, compose components from those templates, and tie them all together with modules to deliver a cohesive web app.


Keystone.js Succinctly

Keystone.js Succinctly

Keystone.js is a free and open-source Node.js web framework for developing database-driven websites, applications, and RESTful APIs. The framework is built on Express.js and MongoDB, and follows the Model-View-Template design pattern. Find out in Manikanta Panati’s Keystone.js Succinctly how to use this framework to manage application templates, views, and routes, using JavaScript throughout.


React.js Succinctly

React.js Succinctly

Developed by Facebook engineers, React is a JavaScript library that has revolutionized how developers design and think about views in web applications. It introduced a way for developers to declaratively describe user interfaces, and to model the state of these interfaces instead of the transactions on them.


ECMAScript 6 Succinctly

ECMAScript 6 Succinctly

ECMAScript 6 (ES6), also known as ECMAScript 2015, brings new functionality and features to the table that developers have been wanting for a long time. The wait is over, and with help from ECMAScript 6 Succinctly by Matthew Duffield, you can now develop all of these features. You can also target browsers that don’t even support ES6 yet using a transpiler. A compiler translates one language to another, such as C# to MSIL, while a transpiler converts one version of a language to another, such as ES6 to ES5.


Gulp Succinctly

Gulp Succinctly

Gulp is an easy-to learn, easy-to-use JavaScript task runner that has become an industry standard. This book offers an entry to Gulp for experienced developers. Author Kris van der Mast offers practical examples and clear descriptions, making Gulp Succinctly the perfect entry point for developers interested in Gulp.


Leaflet.js Succinctly

Leaflet.js Succinctly

This introduction to Leaflet.js will teach key concepts of the software and critical techniques in order to help you develop web-ready interactive maps. Mark Lewin’s Leaflet.js Succinctly is the first step on the road to producing the best interactive maps you possibly can.


SurviveJS – Webpack and React

SurviveJS - Webpack and React

Facebook’s React powers an increasing amount of sites. There is a good reason for this. It simplifies frontend development greatly. Combined with Webpack, a bundling tool, you have a powerful frontend development environment in your hands. SurviveJS – Webpack and React shows you how to build a simple Kanban application based on these technologies.