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You Don't Know JS: Async & Performance

By Kyle Simpson

No topic how a lot adventure you may have with JavaScript, odds are you don’t absolutely comprehend the language. As a part of the "You Don’t recognize JS" sequence, this concise but in-depth consultant makes a speciality of new asynchronous positive aspects and function techniques—including supplies, turbines, and net Workers—that allow you to create subtle single-page internet purposes and get away callback hell within the process.

Like different books during this sequence, You Don’t recognize JS: Async & Performance dives into trickier components of the language that many JavaScript programmers easily stay away from. Armed with this information, you could turn into a real JavaScript master.

With this e-book you will:

  • Explore outdated and new JavaScript equipment for dealing with asynchronous programming
  • Understand how callbacks allow 3rd events keep an eye on your program’s execution
  • Address the "inversion of keep an eye on" factor with JavaScript Promises
  • Use turbines to precise async circulate in a sequential, synchronous-looking fashion
  • Tackle program-level functionality with net staff, SIMD, and asm.js
  • Learn worthy assets and strategies for benchmarking and tuning your expressions and statements

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The JavaScript Pocket Guide (Peachpit Pocket Guide)

By Lenny Burdette

JavaScript is an object-oriented scripting language that permits you to change a document's constitution, styling, and content material in keeping with person activities. this useful pocket serves as either a short creation to the language and acts a helpful reference. it is jam-packed with information in addition to JavaScript syntax, equipment, and homes. Concise and cheap, it is precisely the advisor many net designers and builders want.

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Smashing Node.js: JavaScript Everywhere

By Guillermo Rauch

Learn to make extra effective apps, with only one language!

Smashing Node.js: JavaScript Everywhere equips you with the required instruments to appreciate Node.js and its makes use of in constructing effective net apps. With extra conventional internet servers turning into out of date, having wisdom on servers that in achieving excessive scalability and optimum source intake utilizing Node.js is the foremost for your app improvement luck. instructing you the necessities to creating event-driven server-side apps, this booklet demonstrates how one can use much less house and take much less time for conversation among net customer and server.

  • Contains a number of hands-on examples
  • Explains implementation of real-time apps together with Socket.IO and HTML5, and WebSockets
  • Addresses useful Node.js merits from particular layout choices
  • Demonstrates why wisdom and use of JavaScript is beneficial
  • Includes an interactive on-line part with pattern chapters
  • Explains parts of stand out apps together with brevity and benchmarks

Looking to reinforce your skills even additional? Smashing Node.js: JavaScript Everywhere makes constructing server-side apps available with its concentrate on JavaScript, open resource, and easy-to-use language.

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Learning Raphaël JS Vector Graphics

By Damian Dawber

Over 70 code examples to create vector pictures and information visualizations!


  • Create amazing vector pix and knowledge visualizations on your browser
  • Add animation and interactivity for your net applications
  • Work with local SVGs to create advanced vector graphics
  • Develop cross-browser vector images solutions

In Detail

Raphaël is a phenomenal library that makes drawing vector snap shots within the browser simple. It boasts a great number of equipment that facilitate drawing and animating pics, permitting builders to create versatile, interactive net purposes and information visualizations.

Learning Raphaël JS Vector pictures takes you from being an entire vector pix beginner to an comprehensive vector photographs developer. full of illustrations and code demos, this ebook covers a big selection of options and takes you thru them by way of instance. The Raphaël library is roofed intimately and within the context of its real-world applicability.

This e-book appears to be like on the strong vector pix drawing library, Raphaël, and the way you could put it to use to attract vector snap shots and create interactive net purposes with ease.

You will the way to draw advanced vector snap shots and the way to remodel, animate, and engage with them. we'll additionally examine operating with present vector portraits so as to add an additional layer of complexity to our functions, and finally end up by way of making a sequence of knowledge visualization demos. with the intention to tips on how to create attractive, interactive snap shots and information visualizations, then this can be the publication for you.

Learning Raphaël JS Vector images is packed packed with illustrations and has over 70 demos to truly hammer domestic the techniques covered.

What you are going to examine from this book

  • Learn how you can paintings with latest SVGs to create advanced vectors
  • Become acquainted with the SVG specification for developing complicated drawings and the Raphaël JavaScript library
  • Get to grips with easy methods to create advanced vector drawings utilizing paths
  • Add consumer interactivity in your applications
  • Learn find out how to follow changes to vector graphics
  • Create gorgeous animations to carry your vector drawings to life


A step by step consultant to realizing the foundations underlying vector drawing, utilizing illustrations and code demos besides interactive maps to completely take advantage of the JavaScript library to create a knowledge visualization widget.

Who this e-book is written for

Learning Raphaël JS Vector photos has been written for a person with an curiosity in frontend browser applied sciences with very little wisdom of vector portraits drawing. Designers, integrators, frontend builders, and knowledge visualization builders gets anything out of interpreting this e-book. The e-book assumes wisdom of HTML and CSS and a operating familiarity with JavaScript.

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Getting Started with Grunt: The JavaScript Task Runner

By Jaime Pillora

A handson method of gaining knowledge of the basics of Grunt

About This Book

  • Gain perception at the middle suggestions of Grunt, Node.js and npm to start with Grunt.
  • Learn easy methods to set up, configure, run, and customise Grunt
  • Example-driven and choked with the right way to assist you create customized Grunt tasks

Who This e-book Is For

This booklet is for JavaScript builders who are looking to familiarize yourself with GruntJS and use it to construct and try out their JavaScript functions. the single requirement for this publication is a easy knowing of items and features in JavaScript.

What you are going to Learn

  • Learn approximately Grunt and its advantages
  • Understand Node.js and the way it pertains to Grunt
  • Take an in-depth examine npm, Node.js modules, and the operating of Grunt plugins
  • Get acquainted with fitting Grunt and developing your first Grunt construct environment
  • Gain perception at the tools of configuring Grunt and whilst each one technique may be used
  • Effectively execute Grunt by using job arguments, activity aliasing, multi-task pursuits, and more
  • Construct your individual Grunt projects, multi-tasks, and asynchronous tasks

In Detail

In contemporary occasions, sleek internet browsers became the applying platform of selection. Grunt, in addition to its wide variety of plugins, presents an easy method of handling the massive variety of construct projects required to take care of a cosmopolitan internet application.

Getting begun with Grunt: The JavaScript activity Runner will give you all of the info you must turn into a good Grunt power-user. you are going to quick how to set up, configure, and run Grunt. you'll cross directly to know how to take advantage of third-party Grunt after which create your personal Grunt initiatives that cater for your specific needs.

This e-book first demonstrates quite a few Grunt use circumstances sooner than operating during the steps of putting in, configuring, working, and customizing Grunt. you'll how you can set up Node.js, the Node.js package deal supervisor (npm), and Grunt. Then, you'll know how to establish and configure a customized Grunt atmosphere. subsequent, you'll examine a number of the equipment of working and customizing Grunt to make use of its flexibility. ultimately, to stress what has been learnt, you can see an entire instance construct of an internet application.

Getting began with Grunt: The JavaScript activity Runner will make it easier to create your personal Grunt environments from scratch and entirely make the most of Grunt's huge characteristic set to successfully clear up your customized requirements.

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JavaScript Web Applications

By Alex MacCaw

Construction wealthy JavaScript purposes that deliver a computer adventure to the net calls for relocating country from the server to the customer side—not an easy activity. This hands-on booklet takes expert JavaScript builders via all of the steps essential to create state of the art purposes, together with constitution, templating, frameworks, speaking with the server, and lots of different concerns.

Throughout the booklet, you'll paintings with real-world instance purposes that will help you clutch the innovations concerned. how you can create JavaScript purposes that supply a extra responsive and more desirable experience.
* Use the Model-View-Controller (MVC) trend, and the way to deal with dependencies inside of your program
* Get an advent to templating and information binding
* know about loading distant facts, Ajax, and cross-domain requests
* Create realtime functions with WebSockets and Node.js
* settle for dropped records and add information with growth symptoms
* Use significant frameworks and libraries, together with jQuery, backbone, and resolution
* Write checks and use the console to debug your purposes
* Get deployment most sensible practices, akin to caching and minification

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AngularJS: Novice to Ninja

AngularJS: beginner to Ninja is your quickly song path to getting to know AngularJS, the superheroic JavaScript framework. AngularJS presents the quickest, most productive solution to construct unmarried web page net applications.

What will I learn?

In this sensible and fun-to-read ebook, you will study the basics of AngularJS, comparable to scopes, modules and controllers. you will then stream directly to extra refined thoughts, together with utilizing directives, filters and expressions to construct an entire unmarried web page net application.

  • Discover the ability of AngularJS's two-way info binding
  • Using AngularJS and TDD
  • Get to grips with modules, scopes, and controllers
  • Enhance your HTML with directives
  • Build an entire operating unmarried web page web publication software as you learn
  • and lots more and plenty more

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HTML5 Games Most Wanted: Build the Best HTML5 Games

By Egor Kuryanovich, Rob Hawkes

HTML5 video games so much Wanted gathers the top HTML5 video games builders and reveals the ardour all of them percentage for developing and coding nice video games. you are going to study programming information, methods, and optimization recommendations along real-world code examples so you might use on your personal tasks. you will not just make games―you'll make great games.

The e-book is packed choked with JavaScript, HTML5, WebGL, and CSS3 code, displaying you the way those impressive video games have been outfitted and passing at the talents you will want to create your individual nice video games. no matter if you are a coding specialist trying to find secrets and techniques to push your video games extra, or a newbie trying to find suggestion and a fantastic online game to construct on and test with, HTML5 video games so much Wanted is for you. themes and video games coated contain construction complexity from simplicity in A to B, the best way to create, store, and cargo online game degrees in Marble Run, developing quickly 3D action games like Cycleblob, and pointers on combining the entangled net of HTML5 applied sciences brilliantly proven in Far7.

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JavaScript: The Good Parts

By Douglas Crockford

Most programming languages include reliable and undesirable components, yet JavaScript has greater than its proportion of the undesirable, having been constructed and published in a rush sooner than it may be subtle. This authoritative booklet scrapes away those undesirable gains to bare a subset of JavaScript that is extra trustworthy, readable, and maintainable than the language as a whole—a subset you should use to create really extensible and effective code.

Considered the JavaScript specialist via many folks within the improvement neighborhood, writer Douglas Crockford identifies the abundance of fine rules that make JavaScript a great object-oriented programming language-ideas reminiscent of features, free typing, dynamic gadgets, and an expressive item literal notation. regrettably, those stable rules are jumbled together with undesirable and downright lousy principles, like a programming version in keeping with worldwide variables.

When Java applets failed, JavaScript grew to become the language of the net through default, making its acceptance virtually thoroughly autonomous of its features as a programming language. In JavaScript: the great Parts, Crockford ultimately digs in the course of the steaming pile of fine intentions and mistakes to offer you a close examine all of the really based elements of JavaScript, including:

  • Syntax
  • Objects
  • Functions
  • Inheritance
  • Arrays
  • Regular expressions
  • Methods
  • Style
  • Beautiful features

The genuine attractiveness? As you progress forward with the subset of JavaScript that this ebook provides, you will additionally ward off the necessity to unlearn all of the undesirable components. after all, that will discover extra in regards to the undesirable components and the way to take advantage of them badly, easily seek advice the other JavaScript book.

With JavaScript: the nice Parts, you will discover a gorgeous, based, light-weight and hugely expressive language that permits you to create potent code, even if you are handling item libraries or simply attempting to get Ajax to run speedy. should you boost websites or purposes for the net, this ebook is an absolute must.

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