The Ugly JavaScript Book

The Ugly JavaScript Book

If you just want to be able to do some stuff with JavaScript, this little free JavaScript book may help you implement the things that you want to happen at your web site. If you want to learn to speak in Geek-Squeak, that is, the language of “objects”, “properties”, “methods” and similar C++ programming talk, you’ve got the wrong book.

Description

On the other hand, if you just want to be able to do some stuff with JavaScript, this little book may help you implement the things that you want to happen at your web site.
You probably have very little time and darned little patience with documentation, if you’re like me.
So there won’t be any “tests” and other stuff at the end of chapters to mess with your head.

Table of Contents

  • Stuff Ya Just Gotta Know
  • Writing Your First JavaScript
  • Advanced Screen Writing: Targeting
  • All the Logic You Need to Know
  • Clocks and Calendars
  • Alert, Prompt and Confirm Boxes
  • Doing Stuff with Strings
  • Navigating the “Go” List
  • Controlling the Cursor on the Page
  • Interacting with the Visitor
  • Error Messages
  • Reading Browser Memory
  • The Assorted Location Calls
  • Changing Horses in Midstream
  • Arrays: What They Are and How to Use Them
  • Databases: Fielded Versus Amorphous
  • Knowing What the User Has Typed
  • Combining Perl and JavaScript
  • Playing and Controlling Sound Files from JavaScript
  • Scrolling Stuff – On Screen and On the Status Line
  • Image Swaps and Animation
  • Tool Script May Ease Life

Book Details

Author(s): John H. Keyes
Format(s): HTML
Link: Read online.








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