Eloquent Javascript

by Marijn Haverbeke

Eloquent Javascript

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JavaScript is at the heart of almost every modern Web application, whether it's Google Apps, Twitter, or the newest browser-based game. Though it's simple for beginners to pick up and play with, JavaScript is not a toy it's a flexible and complex language that can be used to build full-scale applications. Eloquent JavaScript dives into this flourishing language and teaches you to write code that's beautiful and effective. By immersing you in example code and encouraging experimentation right from the start, the author quickly gives you the tools you need to build your own programs. As you follow along with examples like an artificial life simulation and a version of the classic game Sokoban, you'll learn to: Understand the essential elements of programming: syntax, control, and data Use object-oriented and functional programming techniques to organize and clarify your programs Script the browser and make basic Web applications Work with tools like regular expressions and XMLHttpRe
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JavaScript is at the heart of almost every modern Web application, whether it's Google Apps, Twitter, or the newest browser-based game. Though it's simple for beginners to pick up and play with, JavaScript is not a toy it's a flexible and complex language that can be used to build full-scale applications. Eloquent JavaScript dives into this flourishing language and teaches you to write code that's beautiful and effective. By immersing you in example code and encouraging experimentation right from the start, the author quickly gives you the tools you need to build your own programs. As you follow along with examples like an artificial life simulation and a version of the classic game Sokoban, you'll learn to: Understand the essential elements of programming: syntax, control, and data Use object-oriented and functional programming techniques to organize and clarify your programs Script the browser and make basic Web applications Work with tools like regular expressions and XMLHttpRe

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