High Performance JavaScript (Build Faster Web Application Interfaces)

By Nicholas C. Zakas

If you are like so much builders, you depend seriously on JavaScript to construct interactive and quick-responding net purposes. the matter is that each one of these strains of JavaScript code can decelerate your apps. This booklet finds options and methods that can assist you do away with functionality bottlenecks in the course of improvement. you are going to easy methods to enhance execution time, downloading, interplay with the DOM, web page existence cycle, and more.

Yahoo! frontend engineer Nicholas C. Zakas and 5 different JavaScript experts—Ross Harmes, Julien Lecomte, Steven Levithan, Stoyan Stefanov, and Matt Sweeney—demonstrate optimum how one can load code onto a web page, and supply programming the best way to aid your JavaScript run as successfully and quick as attainable. you are going to examine the easiest practices to construct and set up your records to a creation atmosphere, and instruments which can assist you locate difficulties as soon as your website is going live.

  • Identify challenge code and use speedier choices to complete an analogous task
  • Improve scripts through studying how JavaScript shops and accesses data
  • Implement JavaScript code in order that it does not decelerate interplay with the DOM
  • Use optimization strategies to enhance runtime performance
  • Learn how one can make sure the UI is responsive in any respect times
  • Achieve quicker client-server communication
  • Use a construct process to minify records, and HTTP compression to carry them to the browser

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Web Animation using JavaScript: Develop & Design (Develop and Design)

We've come a ways because the days of flashing banner advertisements and scrolling information tickers. at the present time, the lovely movement layout of iOS and Android dramatically improves a user's event - rather than detracting from it. the simplest websites and apps of this day leverage animation to enhance the texture and intuitiveness in their interfaces. websites with no animation are beginning to suppose antiquated.
This e-book offers you a technical starting place to enforce animation in a manner that is either visually beautiful and programmatically maintainable. all through, we contemplate the stability among enriching a web page with movement layout whereas fending off pointless flourishes
Readers will the way to layout loading sequences that ascertain clients remain totally engaged rather than tuning out, how you can leverage easy physics rules to make apps reply evidently to clients' enter (just like movement behaves within the genuine world), the right way to make the most CSS transforms to create wealthy intensity in animations, and the way to totally leverage JavaScript animation libraries like Velocity.js to streamline animation programming. From animation functionality to thought, we conceal every little thing had to turn into a qualified internet animator. even if you are a amateur or expert internet developer, this publication is for everyone.
Why is all of this so vital? Why is it worthy it slow to turn into a certified movement dressmaker? for a similar cause that designers spend hours perfecting their pages' font and colour mixtures, movement designers ideal their animations' transition and easing mixtures: sophisticated items believe greater. They depart clients whispering to themselves, "Wow, this is often cool", correct sooner than they flip to a chum and exclaim, "You gotta try out this."

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TypeScript Revealed

TypeScript Revealed is a short 100-page advisor to Anders Hejlsberg's new tackle JavaScript. With this short, fast moving advent to TypeScript, .NET, net and home windows eight program builders who're already accustomed to JavaScript will simply wake up to hurry with TypeScript and choose even if to begin incorporating it into their very own improvement.

TypeScript is ‘JavaScript for Application-scale development’; a superset of JavaScript that brings to it an extra object-oriented-like syntax commonplace to .NET programmers that compiles down into basic, fresh JavaScript that any browser can run this present day. It’s additionally tied to the subsequent model of the JavaScript normal, this means that TypeScript will proceed to adapt through the years to maintain in line with that ordinary and with the functions of the engines that would execute JavaScript purposes.

If you're a .NET developer, net fashion designer or developer, or a programmer with a willing curiosity in scalable purposes, TypeScript Revealed is a brilliant technique to start with the language, learn the way it compiles into JavaScript, and the way effortless it truly is to profit from a .NET/Java developer's perspective.

  • Takes you thru the language beneficial properties in Typescript extra to these in JavaScript
  • Describes the tooling and neighborhood help for TypeScript improvement
  • Discusses how TypeScript may be incorporated in ASP.NET, home windows eight, and node.js software improvement tasks.

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JavaScript Quick Syntax Reference

JavaScript fast Syntax Reference is a condensed syntax connection with the JavaScript language. It offers the necessities of JavaScript in a well-organized layout that may be used as a convenient reference. This comprises the most recent ECMAScript five, JSON (JavaScript item Notation) and DOM (Document item version) requirements and implementations.

You won’t locate any technical jargon, bloated samples, drawn out heritage classes or witty tales during this publication. What you will discover is a JavaScript reference that's concise, to the purpose and hugely available. The e-book is filled with valuable details and is a must have for any JavaScript programmer or net developer.

In JavaScript quickly Syntax Reference, you will discover a concise connection with JavaScript programming language syntax; has brief, basic and centred code examples; and encompasses a good laid out desk of contents and a finished index permitting effortless review.

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jQuery: Novice to Ninja

By Earle Castledine

jQuery: beginner to Ninja, second Edition is the fitting booklet to jump-start your trip into jQuery. You’ll research all of the fundamentals, so you’ll manage to actually savor the facility of this JavaScript framework. Then you’ll flow directly to extra complex options, corresponding to plugin improvement and the production of virtually each achieveable UI widget.

  • A useful, hands-on consultant to utilizing jQuery
  • Ready-to-use most sensible perform solutions
  • Includes entire operating code
  • Fully up-to-date for jQuery 1.6

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Developing Web Components: UI from jQuery to Polymer

By Jarrod Overson, Jason Strimpel

Although internet parts are nonetheless at the bleeding edge—barely supported in sleek browsers—the know-how can also be relocating tremendous quick. This sensible advisor will get you on top of things at the suggestions underlying W3C’s rising normal and exhibits you ways to construct customized, reusable HTML5 internet Components.

Regardless of your adventure with libraries akin to jQuery and Polymer, this booklet teaches JavaScript builders the DOM manipulations those libraries practice. You’ll easy methods to construct a uncomplicated widget with vanilla JavaScript after which convert it right into a net part that’s semantic, declarative, encapsulated, consumable, and maintainable. With customized elements, the internet can ultimately satisfy its power as a natively extensible software platform. This booklet will get you in on the correct time.

  • Understand middle recommendations (such as general stream and positioning, and Z-index) for correctly positioning, dragging, and resizing elements
  • Explore UI ideas and styles in most cases abstracted away by means of Dojo, jQuery UI, Kendo UI, and different libraries
  • Dive into the W3C general and convert your operating widget instance right into a totally functioning internet component
  • Learn tips to encapsulate, package deal, and install your internet parts with Google’s Polymer framework

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Maintainable JavaScript

By Nicholas C. Zakas

You can have sure rules approximately writing code while operating by myself, yet crew improvement calls for that everybody use an analogous technique. With the JavaScript practices during this book—including code sort, programming information, and automation—you will the best way to write maintainable code that different staff individuals can simply comprehend, adapt, and extend.

Author Nicholas Zakas assembled this choice of most sensible practices as a front-end tech chief at Yahoo!, after finishing his personal trip from solo hacker to staff participant. He additionally comprises ideas prompt via different experts. Use the following tips and strategies to aid your group put aside person personal tastes and serve as at a better level.

  • Establish particular code conventions on your team
  • Use instruments corresponding to JSLint and JSHint to maintain your staff on track
  • Adopt kind directions, akin to easy formatting, to aid your group produce uniform code
  • Apply a number of programming practices to resolve difficulties and enhance code quality
  • Create an automatic JavaScript construct approach utilizing quite a few utilities
  • Integrate browser-based JavaScript trying out with instruments similar to the YUI try out Selenium Driver

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jQuery Kochbuch

By Thomas Demming

JQuery ist ein freies JavaScript-Framework, das komfortable Funktionen zur DOM-Manipulation und -Navigation zur Verfügung stellt. Der Einstieg in diese JavaScript-Bibliothek ist einfach, aber guy braucht oft Jahre, um alle Funktionen und beneficial properties umfassend und klug einsetzen zu können. Das jQuery Kochbuch verkürzt diese Lernphase dramatisch. Mit jQuery Kochbuch lernt der Einsteiger und der Java­Script-Erfahrene praxisrelevante jQuery-Patterns und komplexe Lösungen von einem Dutzend hervorragender Webentwickler.

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JavaScript Programming: Pushing the Limits

By Jon Raasch

Take your JavaScript wisdom so far as it will possibly go

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

  • JavaScript has developed into even more than easy client-side scripting; this publication delves into complex themes no longer mostly present in different extra intermediate JS improvement books
  • Expert writer offers an in-depth educational exhibiting the way to construct a real-world app that's loosely coupled, with every one part outfitted to exist separately
  • Explores how you can construct a spine app, the significance of JavaScript templates, Node.js and MongoDB, 3D Canvas utilizing WebGL / Three.js, the way to convert a computer app right into a devoted cellular app, and lots more and plenty more
  • Ideal for knowledgeable builders with a deep wisdom of JavaScript in addition to on-line builders with robust photo layout abilities who're skilled in HTML/CSS and wish to boost 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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