JavaScript Unlocked

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Learn
  • Make your code readable and expressive by using simple syntax of JavaScript
  • Grasp existing JavaScript collections such as arrays and array-like objects
  • Develop abstract data types in most effective way to extend JavaScript into a more flexible and powerful programming language
  • Examine the pros and cons of JavaScript by implementing real-time code examples
  • Flourish real-time mini-projects by using JavaScript on server side to develop desktop as well as mobile applications
  • Work on parallel tasks with asynchronous JavaScript
  • Improve code maintainability and readability and boost apps performance through JavaScript
About

JavaScript stands bestride the world like a colossus. Having conquered web development, it now advances into new areas such as server scripting, desktop and mobile development, game scripting, and more. One of the most essential languages for any modern developer, the fully-engaged JavaScript programmer need to know the tricks, non-documented features, quirks, and best practices of this powerful, adaptive language.

This all-practical guide is stuffed with code recipes and keys to help you unlock the full potential of JavaScript. Start by diving right into the core of JavaScript, with power user techniques for getting better maintainability and performance from the basic building blocks of your code. Get to grips with modular programming to bring real power to the browser, master client-side JavaScript scripting without jQuery or other frameworks, and discover the full potential of asynchronous coding. Do great things with HTML5 APIs, including building your first web component, tackle the essential requirements of writing large-scale applications, and optimize JavaScript’s performance behind the browser. Wrap up with in-depth advice and best practice for debugging and keeping your JavaScript maintainable for scaling, long-term projects. With every task demonstrated in both classic ES5 JavaScript and next generation ES6-7 versions of the language, Whether read cover-to-cover or dipped into for specific keys and recipes, JavaScript Unlocked is your essential guide for pushing JavaScript to its limits.

Features
  • Improve your JavaScript code for better maintainability and performance
  • Discover how to implement scalable application architecture with JavaScript
  • Learn to use JavaScript behind the browser, including its command-line tools, desktop apps, and native mobile apps
Page Count 182
Course Length 5 hours 27 minutes
ISBN 9781785881572
Date Of Publication 7 Dec 2015

Authors

Dmitry Sheiko

Dmitry Sheiko is a web developer, blogger, and open source contributor, living and working in the lovely city of Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

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Dmitry got hooked on computer programming in late 80s. Since 1998, he has been in web-development. Over the last few years, Dmitry has been creating desktop applications with NW.js/Electron. The very first solutions were made with JavaScript/Backbone, but then he switched to TypeScript/React/Redux.

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Dmitry has authored dozens of projects at GitHub, including: nw-autoupdater, Pragmatic CSS, and a CommonJS compiler.