Accelerated DOM Scripting with Ajax, APIs, and Libraries

By Aaron Gustafson, Jonathan Snook

If you are a internet developer with earlier JavaScript and DOM scripting event, professional DOM Scripting with Ajax, APIs, and Libraries is ideal so that you can take your wisdom as much as the subsequent point. It presents a radical walkthrough of all of the basics had to construct powerful dynamic net applications.

The first a part of the publication specializes in method and applied sciences for quick improvement with JavaScript, together with OOP and occasions, but in addition Ajax frameworks and JavaScript libraries. the second one half comprises 3 whole tasks so you might examine from: shape validation, mashups, and UI design.

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Supercharged JavaScript Graphics: with HTML5 canvas, jQuery, and More

By Raffaele Cecco

With HTML5 and greater net browser help, JavaScript has turn into the software of selection for developing high-performance internet snap shots. This faced-paced booklet exhibits you the way to exploit JavaScript, jQuery, DHTML, and HTML5's Canvas point to create wealthy internet functions for desktops and cellular devices.

By following real-world examples, skilled internet builders examine enjoyable and invaluable techniques to arcade video games, DHTML results, enterprise dashboards, and different functions. This booklet serves complicated matters in simply digestible items, and every subject acts as a starting place for the next.

  • Tackle JavaScript optimization and know the way it affects performance
  • Create fast-moving portraits through combining old-school DHTML with jQuery
  • Learn complicated UI thoughts utilizing the jQuery UI and Ext JS libraries
  • Build video games with collision detection, item dealing with, and JavaScript scrolling techniques
  • Master HTML5 Canvas fundamentals for drawings, fills, bitmaps, animation, and more
  • Create purposes for the small reveal with jQuery cellular and PhoneGap
  • Use Google’s info visualization instruments to create interactive dashboards

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Programming HTML5 Applications: Building Powerful Cross-Platform Environments in JavaScript

By Zachary Kessin

HTML5 isn't just a alternative for plugins. It additionally makes the internet a first class improvement atmosphere through giving JavaScript programmers a fantastic origin for development industrial-strength functions. This sensible consultant takes you past uncomplicated web site construction and indicates you ways to construct self-contained HTML5 functions that could run on cellular units and compete with laptop apps.

You’ll examine strong JavaScript instruments for exploiting HTML5 parts, and observe new tools for operating with information, comparable to offline garage and multithreaded processing. entire with code samples, this publication is perfect for knowledgeable JavaScript and cellular builders alike.

  • Store consultation info within the browser with neighborhood garage objects
  • Save journeys to the server: shop higher quantities of information with IndexedDB
  • Give browsers restricted entry to a user’s approach to learn and add files
  • Take your app offline—and accelerate web page loading while it’s online
  • Use net staff to create multithreaded applications
  • Transfer information among browser and server extra successfully with internet Sockets
  • Learn approximately HTML5 tags for kinds, multimedia, pictures, and geolocation

"HTML5 is the entire rage nowadays, yet it truly is greater than only a buzzword. Programming HTML5 Applications presents the data to steer you thru all of the new applied sciences had to make sleek net applications."

--Ralph Whitbeck, cohost of The legit jQuery Podcast

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Node.js in Action

By Mike Cantelon, Marc Harter, TJ Holowaychuk, Nathan Rajlich


Node.js in Action is an example-driven instructional that starts off at sq. one and publications you thru the entire good points, innovations, and ideas you will need to construct production-quality Node functions. you will begin by means of studying find out how to manage your Node improvement setting, together with loading the community-created extensions. subsequent, you will run numerous easy demonstration courses the place you are going to study the fundamentals of some universal kinds of Node functions. Then you will dive into asynchronous programming, a version Node leverages to reduce software bottlenecks.

About this Book

JavaScript at the server? You wager. Node.js is a JavaScript server able to aiding scalable, high-performance net functions. utilizing asynchronous I/O, the server can do multiple factor at a time, a key requirement for real-time apps like chat, video games, and dwell facts. and because it truly is JavaScript, you utilize an identical language finish to finish.

Node.js in Action exhibits you the way to construct production-quality purposes. transparent introductions of key strategies and example-by-example assurance take you from setup to deployment. you are going to dive into asynchronous programming, information garage, and output templating, and have interaction with the filesystem to create non-HTTP purposes like TCP/IP servers and command-line instruments. ideal for an internet developer transitioning from Rails, Django, or Hypertext Preprocessor. calls for simple wisdom of JavaScript. No past adventure with Node.js wanted.

Purchase of the print publication contains a loose book in PDF, Kindle, and ePub codecs from Manning courses.

What's Inside

  • Set up Node and extensions
  • Grok asynchronous programming and the development loop
  • Examples together with microblogging, IM, video games, and more

About the Authors

As expert practitioners, specialist academics and running shoes, and individuals to the center framework, authors Mike Cantelon, Marc Harter, T.J. Holowaychuk, and Nathan Rajlich symbolize the simplest of the Node.js improvement neighborhood.

Table of Contents

  1. Welcome to Node.js
  2. Building a multiroom chat application
  3. Node programming fundamentals
  4. PART 2 net software improvement WITH NODE
  5. Building Node internet applications
  6. Storing Node program data
  7. Connect
  8. Connect's integrated middleware
  9. Express
  10. Advanced Express
  11. Testing Node applications
  12. Web program templating
  13. PART three GOING additional WITH NODE
  14. Deploying Node purposes and conserving uptime
  15. Beyond net servers
  16. The Node ecosystem

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You Don't Know JS: Async & Performance

By Kyle Simpson

No topic how a lot adventure you might have with JavaScript, odds are you don’t absolutely comprehend the language. As a part of the "You Don’t understand JS" sequence, this concise but in-depth consultant makes a speciality of new asynchronous good points and function techniques—including supplies, turbines, and internet Workers—that allow you to create refined 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 keep away from. Armed with this data, you could develop into a real JavaScript master.

With this ebook you will:

  • Explore outdated and new JavaScript tools for dealing with asynchronous programming
  • Understand how callbacks permit 3rd events regulate your program’s execution
  • Address the "inversion of regulate" factor with JavaScript Promises
  • Use turbines to precise async movement in a sequential, synchronous-looking fashion
  • Tackle program-level functionality with internet employees, SIMD, and asm.js
  • Learn invaluable assets and strategies for benchmarking and tuning your expressions and statements

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DOM Enlightenment

By Cody Lindley

With DOM Enlightenment, you’ll find out how to control HTML extra successfully through scripting the record item version (DOM) with out a DOM library. utilizing code examples in cookbook type, writer Cody Lindley (jQuery Cookbook) walks you thru smooth DOM strategies to illustrate how a variety of node gadgets work.

Over the previous decade, builders have buried the DOM below frameworks that simplify its use. This e-book brings those instruments again into concentration, utilizing suggestions and code local to fashionable browsers. when you've got JavaScript adventure, you’ll comprehend the function jQuery performs in DOM scripting, and methods to use the DOM without delay in functions for cellular units and particular browsers that require low overhead.

  • Understand JavaScript node gadgets and their courting to the DOM
  • Learn the homes and strategies of rfile, point, textual content, and DocumentFragment objects
  • Delve into point node making a choice on, geometry, and inline styles
  • Add CSS sort sheets to an HTML record and use CSSStyleRule objects
  • Set up DOM occasions through the use of diverse code patterns
  • Learn the author’s imaginative and prescient for dom.js, a jQuery-inspired DOM Library for contemporary browsers

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Adaptive Web Design: Crafting Rich Experiences with Progressive Enhancement

By Aaron Gustafson


"Adaptive website design not just offers the clearest, most pretty rationalization of revolutionary enhancement I've ever learn, it's additionally packed jam-packed with sensible information pumped without delay into your neocortex via Aaron's hot and pleasant writing kind. if you happen to aren't already utilizing revolutionary enhancement to construct web pages, you quickly will be." --Jeremy Keith, writer, HTML5 for net Designers
"Finally. revolutionary enhancement defined with an ideal stability of conception and perform. Aaron's take-aways may have you progressively-enhancing your markup, kind and behaviour with ease." --Dan Cederholm, writer, CSS3 For net Designers
"With this forward-thinking booklet Aaron exhibits us that any one can produce obtainable, attractive internet reports with out sacrificing their pursuits. via revolutionary enhancement, he'll assist you to deliver designs to lifestyles with no compromising the integrity of content material. I've been studying from Aaron for a few years, and recommend you do the same." --Simon Collison, Co-author, CSS Mastery
"You listen the time period 'Progressive Enhancement' bandied approximately as an exceptional factor, and it totally is. despite the fact that, few assets disguise the breadth of the subject in addition to this publication does. Adaptive website design contains the very best and broadest insurance in an easy-to-read and well-structured book." --Jonathan Snook, Co-author, The paintings and technology of CSS

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JavaScript with Promises

Asynchronous JavaScript is all over, even if you’re utilizing Ajax, AngularJS, Node.js, or WebRTC. This functional consultant exhibits intermediate to complicated JavaScript builders how can provide might actually help deal with asynchronous code effectively—including the inevitable flood of callbacks as your codebase grows. You’ll research the internal workings of grants and how one can stay away from problems and missteps while utilizing them.

The skill to asynchronously fetch info and cargo scripts within the browser broadens the services of JavaScript purposes. but when you don’t know the way the async half works, you’ll finally end up with unpredictable code that’s tricky to take care of. This ebook is perfect no matter if you’re new to delivers or are looking to extend your wisdom of this technology.

  • Understand how async JavaScript works by way of delving into callbacks, the development loop, and threading
  • Learn how offers set up callbacks into discrete steps which are more uncomplicated to learn and maintain
  • Examine situations you’ll come across and strategies you should use while writing real-world applications
  • Use beneficial properties within the Bluebird library and jQuery to paintings with Promises
  • Learn how the Promise API handles asynchronous errors
  • Explore ECMAScript 6 language gains that simplify Promise-related code

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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 paced creation to TypeScript, .NET, internet 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 customary to .NET programmers that compiles down into easy, fresh JavaScript that any browser can run this present day. It’s additionally tied to the following model of the JavaScript commonplace, this means that TypeScript will proceed to adapt over the years to maintain consistent with that normal and with the functions of the engines that may execute JavaScript purposes.

If you're a .NET developer, net dressmaker or developer, or a programmer with a prepared curiosity in scalable purposes, TypeScript Revealed is a brilliant approach to start with the language, find out how 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 gains in Typescript extra to these in JavaScript
  • Describes the tooling and neighborhood aid for TypeScript improvement
  • Discusses how TypeScript could be incorporated in ASP.NET, home windows eight, and node.js software improvement tasks.

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Three.js Essentials

Create and animate appealing 3D pictures with this fast moving tutorial

About This Book

  • Acquire thorough wisdom of the fundamental positive factors of Three.js, defined utilizing accomplished examples
  • Animate HTML5 parts without delay from Three.js utilizing the CSS3 3D renderer
  • Visualize info similar to sound and open facts in attractive 3D

Who This publication Is For

If you know JavaScript and need to speedy research the necessities of Three.js, this publication is for you. No earlier wisdom of Three.js, WebGL, 3D modeling, or Math is required.

What you'll Learn

  • Create typical skeletons and animation loops for Three.js initiatives that help WebGL and CSS3 3D
  • Use textures and fabrics to their fullest to reinforce rendering of an object
  • Apply kinds of lights utilizing the several gentle resources available
  • Animate geometries, particle structures, and HTML5 components with Three.js and Tween.js
  • Create procedural and random geometries from scratch
  • Load geometries from exterior resources and paintings with Blender as a 3D modeling tool
  • Work with particle platforms for complex visualizations

In Detail

Create attractive visualizations and 3D scenes utilizing Three.js with this functional, example-rich e-book. examine the entire middle strategies of Three.js, and no matter if you're concentrating on cellular units or laptop browsers, you'll achieve the required abilities to construct a 3D software and enhance internet performance.

From establishing a improvement surroundings and growing your first Three.js scene, you'll quick dive into extra complicated scene-making. find a number of attainable scenes from the right way to make a rotating planet with info overlay to mini video games. via those examples, you may be proven an array of talents from utilizing fabrics, controls, and lights to making particle platforms and geometries from scratch.

By the top of this publication, one can successfully and expectantly create 3D scenes utilizing diversified lighting fixtures and fabrics, create visualizations utilizing particle structures, animate websites, and contain Blender on your 3D workflow.

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