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JavaScript: Object-Based Scripting for the Web

JavaScript is an object-based scripting language with strong support for proper software engineering techniques. Students learn to create and manipulate objects from the start in JavaScript. JavaScript is available free in today’s popular web browsers.

JavaScript: Object-Based Scripting for the Web

 

JavaScript is an object-based scripting language with strong support for proper software engineering techniques. Students learn to create and manipulate objects from the start in JavaScript. JavaScript is available free in today’s popular web browsers.

 

Does JavaScript provide the solid foundation of programming principles typically taught in first programming courses—a portion of the intended audience for this book? We think so.

 

The JavaScript chapters of the book are more than just an introduction to the lan-guage. They also present an introduction to computer programming fundamentals, including control structures, functions, arrays, recursion, strings and objects. Experienced programmers will read Chapters 6–13 quickly and master JavaScript by reading our live-code examples and by examining the corresponding screenshots. Beginners will learn com-puter programming in these carefully paced chapters by reading the code explanations and completing the many exercises.

 

JavaScript is a powerful scripting language. Experienced programmers sometimes take pride in creating strange, contorted, convoluted JavaScript code. This kind of coding makes programs more difficult to read, test and debug. This book is also geared for novice programmers; for all readers we stress program clarity.

JavaScript was created by Netscape, the company that created the first widely suc-cessful web browser. Both Netscape and Microsoft have been instrumental in the stan-dardization of JavaScript by ECMA International (formerly the European Computer Manufacturers Association) as ECMAScript. In Chapters 16–17, we discuss Adobe Flash, which uses another scripting language named ActionScript. ActionScript and JavaScript are converging in the next version of the JavaScript standard (JavaScript 2/ECMA Script version 4) currently under development by ECMA. This will result in a universal client scripting language, greatly simplifying web application development.


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