Beginning Backbone.js (Expert's Voice in Web Development)

Beginning Backbone.js is your step by step consultant to studying and utilizing the Backbone.js library on your net initiatives. Backbone.js is among the most well liked JavaScript libraries between net builders, used to create modular, single-page internet apps. This booklet takes you from downloading Backbone.js and its dependencies the entire solution to utilizing extra complicated libraries to constitution your program structure, and every thing in among.

With a real-world, functional technique, you'll find out how you could combine Backbone.js into the heart of your JavaScript stack, and create scalable purposes. James Sugrue exhibits you ways to enforce all features of templating, paintings successfully with RequireJS, and completely comprehend Grunt and all its plug-ins. Armed with this information you can actually architect a continual integration method that's key to real-world applications.

With the explosion of JavaScript-based functions on the internet, the necessity for extra dependent ways to code administration is extra very important than ever. Backbone.js is helping create functions that separate types from perspectives, permitting builders to prevent spaghetti code. Beginning Backbone.js will lightly advisor you into this amazingly robust library, and assist you ramp as much as development expert functions. combine Backbone.js into your paintings at the present time with this necessary book.

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The Principles of Object-Oriented JavaScript

By Nicholas C. Zakas

If you could have used a extra conventional object-oriented language, reminiscent of C++ or Java, JavaScript most likely does not look object-oriented in any respect. It has no notion of sessions, and also you do not even have to outline any gadgets so one can write code. yet do not be fooled—JavaScript is an extremely robust and expressive object-oriented language that places many layout judgements correct into your hands.

In The rules of Object-Oriented JavaScript, Nicholas C. Zakas completely explores JavaScript's object-oriented nature, revealing the language's specific implementation of inheritance and different key features. you will learn:

  • The distinction among primitive and reference values
  • What makes JavaScript features so unique
  • The a variety of how you can create objects
  • How to outline your individual constructors
  • How to paintings with and comprehend prototypes
  • Inheritance styles for forms and objects

The ideas of Object-Oriented JavaScript will depart even skilled builders with a deeper figuring out of JavaScript. unencumber the secrets and techniques in the back of how items paintings in JavaScript so that you can write clearer, extra versatile, and extra effective code.

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Building Android Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript: Making Native Apps with Standards-Based Web Tools

By Jonathan Stark

If you recognize HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, you have already got the instruments you must improve Android purposes. Now up to date for HTML5, the second one variation of this hands-on advisor exhibits you ways to take advantage of open resource internet criteria to layout and construct apps that may be tailored for any Android device.

You’ll the way to create an Android-friendly internet app at the platform of your selection, after which use Adobe’s unfastened PhoneGap framework to transform it to a local Android app. notice why device-agnostic cellular apps are the wave of the longer term, and begin construction apps that supply better flexibility and a wider reach.

  • Convert an internet site right into a internet program, entire with development signs and different features
  • Add animation with JQTouch to make your net app appear and feel like a local Android app
  • Make use of client-side facts garage with apps that run while the Android equipment is offline
  • Use PhoneGap to hook into complex Android beneficial properties, together with the accelerometer, geolocation, and alerts
  • Test and debug your app on the internet with actual clients, and put up the completed product to the Android Market

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Mastering jQuery

Elevate your improvement abilities via leveraging each on hand ounce of jQuery

About This Book

  • Create and decouple customized occasion forms to successfully use them and fit your clients' needs
  • Incorporate customized, optimized models of the jQuery library into your pages to maximise the potency of your website
  • Get the main out of jQuery through gaining publicity to real-world examples with tips and the best way to increase your skills

Who This publication Is For

If you're a developer who's already accustomed to utilizing jQuery and needs to push your ability set additional, then this publication is for you. The booklet assumes an intermediate wisdom point of jQuery, JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS.

What you'll Learn

  • Learn find out how to higher set up your code, utilizing one of many many layout styles on hand for the library
  • Develop your abilities extra in many of the center jQuery topics, similar to occasion dealing with, utilizing AJAX, and animating elements
  • Develop your abilities inside of applied sciences the place you may now not think about using jQuery, resembling the web page Visibility API or utilizing node-webKit
  • Explore a number of the extra complex information and tips for optimizing jQuery to keep up performance
  • Learn the way to enhance your improvement workflow whilst checking out jQuery to assist lessen the guide attempt had to produce results
  • Automate checking out utilizing NodeJS and RequireJS

In Detail

Mastering jQuery has been written not just to aid maximize your abilities with middle performance within the library, but in addition to discover a number of the extra fascinating methods of utilizing the library to accomplish real-world strategies that may characteristic on any site or on-line environment.

You'll begin with a glance at a number of the extra complex how you can contain the library into your pages, via operating with varieties and complex shape validation utilizing common expressions. subsequent you are going to circulate directly to animating in jQuery, complicated occasion dealing with, and utilizing jQuery effects.

Finally, you are going to increase functional examples of utilizing jQuery with exterior performance reminiscent of node-webkit, prior to completing with a consultation on optimizing your model of the library for optimum potency and exploring most sensible practices for utilizing QUnit.

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Node: Up and Running: Scalable Server-Side Code with JavaScript

By Tom Hughes-Croucher, Mike Wilson

This e-book introduces you to Node, the recent net improvement framework written in JavaScript. you are going to study hands-on how Node makes existence more straightforward for knowledgeable JavaScript builders: not just are you able to paintings at the entrance finish and again lead to an identical language, you are going to even have extra flexibility in deciding on find out how to divide software common sense among consumer and server.

Written through a middle contributor to the framework, Node: Up and Running indicates you ways Node scales as much as help huge numbers of simultaneous connections throughout a number of servers, and scales all the way down to allow you to create quickly one-off functions with minimum infrastructure. outfitted at the V8 JavaScript engine that runs Google Chrome, Node is already successful the hearts and minds of many businesses, together with Google and Yahoo! This publication indicates you why.

  • Understand Node's event-loop structure, non-blocking I/O, and event-driven programming
  • Discover how Node helps various database and knowledge garage tools
  • Learn top practices for writing easy-to-maintain code for Node
  • Get concrete examples of the way to exploit many of the Node APIs in practice
  • Take benefit of the book’s entire API reference

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Learning PHP, MySQL & JavaScript: With jQuery, CSS & HTML5 (Learning Php, Mysql, Javascript, Css & Html5)

By Robin Nixon

The absolutely revised, up to date and prolonged 4th variation of the highly well known net improvement ebook - comprises CSS, HTML5, jQuery and the mysqli extension.

Build interactive, data-driven web pages with the powerful blend of open-source applied sciences and net criteria, whether you just have simple HTML wisdom. With this well known hands-on consultant, you are going to take on dynamic internet programming with the aid of latest middle applied sciences: personal home page, MySQL, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, and HTML5.
Explore each one know-how individually, how one can use them jointly, and choose up precious internet programming practices alongside the way in which. on the finish of the e-book, you are going to positioned every little thing jointly to construct an absolutely sensible social networking website, utilizing XAMPP or any improvement stack of your choice.

  • Learn personal home page in-depth, besides the fundamentals of object-oriented programming
  • Explore MySQL, from database constitution to complicated queries
  • Use the mysqli Extension, PHP's more suitable MySQL interface
  • Create dynamic Hypertext Preprocessor websites that tailor themselves to the user
  • Manage cookies and periods, and hold a excessive point of security
  • Master the JavaScript language--and increase it with jQuery
  • Use Ajax demands heritage browser/server communication
  • Acquire CSS2 & CSS3 abilities for professionally styling your net pages
  • Implement all of the new HTML5 beneficial properties, together with geolocation, audio, video, and the canvas

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JavaScript Programming: Pushing the Limits

By Jon Raasch

Take your JavaScript wisdom so far as it could go

JavaScript has grown up, and it is a sizzling subject. more moderen and speedier JavaScript VMs and frameworks equipped upon them have elevated the recognition of JavaScript for server-side net functions, and wealthy JS functions are being built for cellular units. This publication grants a compelling educational, exhibiting you ways to construct a real-world app from the floor up. skilled builders who are looking to grasp the most recent ideas and redefine their talents will locate this deep dive into JavaScript's hidden functionalities offers them the instruments to create really notable and complicated applications.

  • JavaScript has developed into even more than basic client-side scripting; this e-book delves into complicated themes no longer normally present in different extra intermediate JS improvement books
  • Expert writer can provide an in-depth instructional exhibiting the right way to construct a real-world app that's loosely coupled, with each one part outfitted to exist separately
  • Explores the best way to construct a spine app, the significance of JavaScript templates, Node.js and MongoDB, 3D Canvas utilizing WebGL / Three.js, how one can convert a computing device app right into a devoted cellular app, and masses more
  • Ideal for skilled builders with a deep wisdom of JavaScript in addition to on-line builders with robust image layout abilities who're skilled in HTML/CSS and need to increase their front-end skills

JavaScript Programming: Pushing the Limits will arm you with the abilities to create killer apps for the twenty first Century.

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Beginning JavaScript with DOM Scripting and Ajax: Second Editon

By Russ Ferguson, Christian Heilmann

Beginning JavaScript with DOM Scripting and Ajax is a necessary source for contemporary JavaScript programming. This thoroughly up to date moment version covers every little thing you must comprehend to get up-to-speed with JavaScript improvement and upload dynamic improvements to websites, correct from the fundamentals. in addition to targeting client-side JavaScript, additionally, you will the best way to paintings with the Browser item version, the record item version (DOM), the way to use XML and JSON in addition to speak with provider part scripts akin to personal home page. how to:

  • Construct reliable JavaScript syntax following glossy coding practices
  • Use JavaScript to speak with the server and retrieve info
  • Dynamically control markup, validate varieties and take care of pictures
  • Debug purposes utilizing gains contained in the browser

JavaScript is likely one of the most vital applied sciences on the internet. It offers the capability so as to add dynamic performance on your websites and serves because the spine of Ajax-style internet improvement. Beginning JavaScript with DOM Scripting and Ajax will take you from being a JavaScript beginner to paintings freely with this significant expertise - start your JavaScript trip today! 

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Building Single-page Web Apps with Meteor

Build real-time apps at lightning velocity utilizing the main robust full-stack JavaScript framework

About This Book

  • Create an entire internet web publication from frontend to backend that makes use of in basic terms JavaScript
  • Understand how net 2.0 is made via robust browser-based applications
  • Step-by-step instructional that would exhibit you the way speedy, advanced net functions should be built

Who This booklet Is For

If you're a internet developer with uncomplicated wisdom of JavaScript and wish to tackle net 2.0, construct real-time functions, or just are looking to write an entire program utilizing basically JavaScript and HTML/CSS, this can be the booklet for you.

This ebook is predicated on Meteor 1.0.

What you are going to Learn

  • Create reactive templates that replace themselves whilst info changes
  • Use database queries at the consumer and the server to retrieve, type, and control datasets
  • Understand facts synchronization utilizing a publication/subscription version and make API calls a specific thing of the past
  • Discover how one can safe your facts circulation at the server part to maintain private facts secret
  • Add routing to a single-page software and make it look like a true website
  • Build your individual complex reactive items and make every little thing rerun in the event you want
  • Make your personal Meteor programs and easy methods to cause them to public
  • Unit try out your programs and Meteor applications

In Detail

Meteor is the easiest JavaScript platform on the net with a view to construct real-time internet functions speedy and simply and in natural JavaScript. It comes with a whole construct method that looks after every little thing, from improvement to creation, without having for configuration. This publication takes you from the deploy of Meteor to development a completely operating internet web publication (including backend) to create and edit posts.

You will begin with the elemental innovations and folder constitution of a Meteor venture, studying how Meteor templates paintings. methods to retrieve and ship info to the server and control the database content material. Routing will later make your instance app glance and behave like a true site. subsequent, you will get to grips with Meteor's reactivity idea that can rerun services whilst info alterations if you are construction your individual reactive item, and package deal it later for drop-in use. After your app is prepared, the publication maintains with methods of deploying your app on sorts of servers. eventually, we are going to seriously look into checking out applications and the appliance itself.

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PhoneGap Beginner's Guide

This can be a step by step consultant written in an off-the-cuff, pleasant variety, for newcomers to profit development cross-platform cellular purposes with PhoneGap. you will discover lots of totally defined code and abundant screenshots within the ebook to ease and accelerate your realizing. This e-book is for builders, preferably with net improvement adventure, who're attracted to constructing for the rising cellular marketplace, yet don't want to profit a brand new SDK for each cell at the shelf. Readers could be ok with JavaScript, HTML, and CSS, and drawn to studying the recent advances in these applied sciences that permit for wealthy, native-style reviews.

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