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Beginning JavaScript Charts: With jqPlot, d3, and Highcharts

Beginning JavaScript Charts: With jqPlot, d3, and Highcharts

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 620 pages
  • Publisher: Apress; 1st edition (December 2, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1430262893
  • ISBN-13: 978-1430262893

eBook Description:

Beginning JavaScript Charts: With jqPlot, d3, and Highcharts

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Learning jQuery Deferreds: Taming Callback Hell with Deferreds and Pro...

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 132 pages
  • Publisher: O’Reilly Media; 1st edition (January 6, 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1449369391
  • ISBN-13: 978-1449369392

eBook Description:

Learning jQuery Deferreds

  • Understand the logic behind creating deferreds and returning promises
  • Get a structured explanation of jQuery’s deferred API
  • Delve into the dynamics of using deferreds
  • Explore a broad collection of useful deferred recipes developed by the authors
  • Gain hands-on experience by solving challenges that accompany each recipe
  • Go deeper into deferreds: encounter novel abstractions and mind-bending use cases

Learning jQuery Deferreds: Taming Callback Hell with Deferreds and Promises

Orchestrating asynchronous function calls in JavaScript often leads to callback hell, but there is a reliable way to avoid this painful state of affairs. With this concise and simple guide, you’ll learn how to use jQuery deferreds and promises, an elegant approach for managing asynchronous calls in both client and server applications.

This book contains 18 examples that use deferreds to solve progressively challenging real-world programming problems, along with 75 stimulating puzzles (and their solutions) that will help you understand how and when to use deferreds. Experienced JavaScript programmers will learn new tricks in a fun way, and become immersed in the practice of event-based programming. FREE DOWNLOAD »

jQuery and JavaScript Phrasebook

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional; 1st edition (December 27, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0321918967
  • ISBN-13: 978-0321918963

eBook Description:

jQuery and JavaScript Phrasebook

Get more done faster with jQuery and JavaScript! Brad Dayley’s jQuery and JavaScript Phrasebook brings together 100+ instantly useful code snippets and idioms for performing a wide spectrum of common web application tasks. This hands-on guide gets straight to the essence of what’s new and important in jQuery and JavaScript, and what you need to know to build new web solutions or migrate existing sites to jQuery. jQuery and JavaScript Phrasebook is the perfect quick reference for millions of web developers who want reliable solutions they can use right now – with no distractions and no diversions!

Building on JavaScript Phrasebook, Dayley presents carefully tested, flexible, adaptable code – all organized for quick lookup and easy use. Dayley’s coverage ranges from the basics to advanced jQuery capabilities, including jQueryUI widgets and mobile development. jQuery and JavaScript Phrasebook is the perfect quick reference for millions of web developers who want reliable solutions they can use right now – with no distractions and no diversions!

Get more done faster with jQuery and JavaScript! Brad Dayley’s jQuery and JavaScript Phrasebook brings together 100+ instantly useful code snippets and idioms for performing a wide spectrum of common web application tasks. This hands-on guide gets straight to the essence of what’s new and important in jQuery and JavaScript, and what you need to know to build new web solutions or migrate existing sites to jQuery. jQuery and JavaScript Phrasebook is the perfect quick reference for millions of web developers who want reliable solutions they can use right now – with no distractions and no diversions! FREE DOWNLOAD »

Extending jQuery

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 312 pages
  • Publisher: Manning Publications; Pap/Psc edition (August 23, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 161729103X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1617291036

eBook Description:

Extending jQuery

Extending jQuery teaches you to build custom extensions to the jQuery library. It covers all the extension points within jQuery and provides guidelines and techniques on how to make use of them. You’ll not only discover how to write plugins, but how to design them for maximum reuse. You’ll also learn how to write new widgets and effects for jQuery UI. Along the way, you’ll explore extensions in key areas including Ajax, events, animation, and validation. Extending jQuery teaches you to build custom extensions to the jQuery library. In it, you’ll discover how to write plugins and how to design them for maximum reuse. You’ll also learn to write new widgets and effects for the jQuery UI. Along the way, you’ll explore extensions in key areas including Ajax, events, animation, and validation.

Extending jQuery teaches you to build custom extensions to the jQuery library. In it, you’ll discover how to write plugins and how to design them for maximum reuse. You’ll also learn to write new widgets and effects for the jQuery UI. Along the way, you’ll explore extensions in key areas including Ajax, events, animation, and validation. Extending jQuery teaches you to build custom extensions to the jQuery library. It covers all the extension points within jQuery and provides guidelines and techniques on how to make use of them. You’ll not only discover how to write plugins, but how to design them for maximum reuse. You’ll also learn how to write new widgets and effects for jQuery UI. Along the way, you’ll explore extensions in key areas including Ajax, events, animation, and validation. FREE DOWNLOAD »

jQuery Game Development Essentials

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 244 pages
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing (April 25, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849695067
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849695060

eBook Description:

jQuery Game Development Essentials

  • Discover how you can create a fantastic RPG, arcade game, or platformer using jQuery!
  • Learn how you can integrate your game with various socialnetworks, creating multiplayer experiences and also ensuring compatibility with mobile devices.
  • Create your very own framework, harnessing the very best design patterns and proven techniques along the way.
  • The updated code files can be found here.

jQuery Game Development Essentials

jQuery is a leading multi-browser JavaScript library that developers across the world utilize on a daily basis to help simplify client-side scripting. Using the friendly and powerful jQuery to create games based on DOM manipulations and CSS transforms allows you to target a vast array of browsers and devices without having to worry about individual peculiarities.

jQuery Game Development Essentials will teach you how to use the environment, language, and framework that you’re familiar with in an entirely new way so that you can create beautiful and addictive games. Withconcrete examples and detailed technical explanations you will learn how to apply game developmenttechniques in a highly practical context. FREE DOWNLOAD »

Realtime Web Apps: With HTML5 WebSocket, PHP, and jQuery

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 312 pages
  • Publisher: Apress; 1st edition (April 17, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1430246200
  • ISBN-13: 978-1430246206

eBook Description:

Realtime Web Apps: With HTML5 WebSocket, PHP, and jQuery

Realtime Web Apps: With HTML5 WebSocket, PHP, and jQuery is for the beginning- to intermediate-level web developer who is ready to usher in the next era of web apps. It’s for those whose time is precious, but have a need to implement realtime functionality into their projects. Realtime Web Apps: With HTML5 WebSocket, PHP, and jQuery is written for and by geeks who love to expand their skillset but don’t have weeks to dedicate to learning how to implement new technology. It’s the perfect tool for busy web professionals who need to get up to speed with the latest the web has to offer quickly and in such a way that it’s immediately applicable to their projects.

Realtime Web Apps: With HTML5 WebSocket, PHP, and jQuery is a guide for beginner- to intermediate-level web developers looking to take the next leap forward in website and app development: realtime. In addition to learning realtime development strategies, you’ll also learn progressive development strategies including responsive CSS3 layouts, AJAX development with jQuery, and more.

Using a practical approach rather than focusing on dry theory, Realtime Web Apps: With HTML5 WebSocket, PHP, and jQuery will guide you through building your first app using HTML5, CSS3, jQuery, and Pusher. After your initial introduction to the technologies used in the book, you’ll immediately jump into the process of creating a realtime Q&A app that will work on desktop browsers as well as mobile phones (including iOS and Android). FREE DOWNLOAD »

Smashing Mobile Web Development: Going Mobile with HTML5, CSS3 and Jav...

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 312 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley; 1st edition (November 28, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118348168
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118348161

eBook Description:

Smashing Mobile Web Development

  • Essential guide for web developers who want to build websites that work across all mobile devices and mobile browsers
  • Explains the essential tools you’ll need for web mobile, including HTML5, CSS3, and JQuery Mobile
  • Brings you up to speed on newer tools such as Boilerplate
  • Keeps your professional skills up to date with today’s technology trends

Smashing Mobile Web Development: Going Mobile with HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript

If you’re a devoted reader of Smashing Magazine, you know that all development roads now lead to mobile, so desktop-browser-based web developers need to get up to speed and soon. Start migrating your abilities to mobile with this terrific book. It first helps you make the switch to HTML5 and CSS3, before teaching you how to apply those skills to build websites that work across all mobile devices and mobile browsers. You start out with a quick tutorial on mobile web development with HTML5 and CSS3. Then step-by-step, veteran mobile web developers Greg Avola and Jon Raasch show you how to apply your development skills to building sites that work across a variety of mobile platforms and browsers. FREE DOWNLOAD »

Beginning jQuery

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 204 pages
  • Publisher: Apress; 1st edition (January 30, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1430249323
  • ISBN-13: 978-1430249320

eBook Description:

Beginning jQuery

Beginning jQuery is your step-by-step guide to learning the jQuery library. jQuery is the most popular JavaScript library in the web developer’s toolkit. Jack Franklin takes you from the basics of getting you started with jQuery, right through to extending jQuery by writing your own plug-ins. You’ll discover best practices you can follow, how you can avoid common mistakes, and you’ll learn about so many of the things that jQuery has to offer, including how you can:

  • Use jQuery’s powerful tools to dynamically update content on your site, including DOM manipulation.
  • Extend jQuery’s capabilities by writing your own plugins on top of the framework.
  • Animate elements and build your own jQuery slider.
  • Employ best practices and avoid common errors made by beginners.

Beginning jQuery is for the web developer confident with HTML and CSS and now ready to get to grips with JavaScript. If you’ve tried to integrate some JavaScript into your website and wondered how you could add functionality easier, jQuery is for you. Beginning jQuery is great for the developer wanting to enhance their skillset and learn new tools. FREE DOWNLOAD »

Learning from jQuery

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 116 pages
  • Publisher: O’Reilly Media (February 13, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1449335195
  • ISBN-13: 978-1449335199

eBook Description:

Learning from jQuery

  • Enhance your jQuery code by using object constructors and prototypes
  • Reduce overhead and gain more control by handling events with JavaScript
  • Work with the DOM much faster with JavaScript than you can with jQuery
  • Send a few AJAX requests without having to load the entire jQuery library
  • Understand the importance of JavaScript code standards, comments, code reuse, and anti-patterns
  • Enlist JavaScript resources, such as a good IDE, a syntax checker, and version control

If you’re comfortable with jQuery but a bit shaky with JavaScript, this concise guide will help you expand your knowledge of the language especially the code that jQuery covers up for you. Many jQuery devotees write as little code as possible, but with some JavaScript under your belt, you can prevent errors, reduce overhead, and make your application code more efficient.

This book explores event handling, prototypes, and working with the DOM and AJAX through examples and lots of code. You’ll learn common conventions and patterns in JavaScript and if you’ve never coded with JavaScript before a tutorial will take you through the basics. FREE DOWNLOAD »

CoffeeScript Programming with jQuery, Rails, and Node.js

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 140 pages
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing (December 13, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849519587
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849519588

eBook Description:

CoffeeScript Programming with jQuery, Rails, and Node.js

  • Learn CoffeeScript, a small and elegant language that compiles to JavaScript and will make your life as a web developer better
  • Explore the syntax of the language and see how it improves and enhances JavaScript
  • Build three example applications in CoffeeScript step by step

CoffeeScript Programming with jQuery, Rails, and Node.js

CoffeeScript is a young but popular language that makes web programming fun and more productive. It compiles to JavaScript and unleashes its powerful features while not straying too far from the language. It’s become one of the most popular languages on Github and is being used for both browser and server side programming.

CoffeeScript Programming with jQuery, Rails, and Node.js will not only teach you the CoffeeScript language but also show you how it’s being used by professional programmers with the latest web technologies.

This book will teach you the basics of the language, focusing particularly on how it improves on JavaScript. It then focuses on building real life projects in CoffeeScript using jQuery, Rails, and Node.js. FREE DOWNLOAD »