5th Edition. JavaScript: The Definitive Guide, 5th. Edition. By David Flanagan programmer’s guide and a keep-on-your-desk reference, with new chapters. This Fifth Edition is completely revised and expanded to cover JavaScript as it is used in today’s Web applications. This book is both an example-driven. Book review by | Publisher: O’Reilly, David Flanagan (August ). “JavaScript The Definitive Guide 5th edition” has arrived (Aug ) as it.

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Ultimately, it should be stated that an abundance of practical tasks scattered across the publication would facilitate the educative process.

I understand reading a technical book shouldn’t make you scream happy and joy, but this one seems terribly tern. From how to dafid Javascript into your webpage to how to make classes and methods this book has you covered.

JavaScript: The Definitive Guide by David Flanagan

As for the books related to JS, they are accepted well by the readers and considered as a proper way to plunge into the depth of the language. Even if the newest edition comes out today, tomorrow you’ll read about 5 new technologies that you’ll try out. They look more like collections of best practices and gude something organized, one could get a basic idea out of.

Static information can do without JS. The book is enough old but still useful.

Both of them are thorough, both of them are comprehensive The chapter on JavaScript classes has also been rewritten to deal with the evolving, ever more complex structure of JavaScript programs. It has earned the nickname: This is why reading a whole chapter at once can become daunting The best use for this book is as reference, and mainly for people who already have some programming experience.

Scripting CSS – el. I was learning js for my work in the past few months. Short and specific books such as the ones in “You Don’t know JS” are easier to write, publish and maintain. However, if you need to attach some animated graphics, an interactive map, a video jukebox or other corresponding element, knowledge of the said language is required.


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I am a little confused by the author’s English. Mar 21, Jordan rated it it was amazing. Sure, you could find all of this information online through some Google searching, but sefinitive is very nice to have a single resource to turn to when you have a question. Paperback5th Editionpages.

Obviously, that some chapters are already outdated in our rapidly changing world. O’Reilly, David Flanagan August Jun 02, Graham rated it really liked it. These changes appear throughout the book. I don’t “do” Javascript to speak of. This book is both an example-driven programmer’s guide and a keep-on-your-desk reference, with new chapters that explain everything you need to know to get the most out of JavaScript, javxscript. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

In my opinion, structure and the approach of the Client-side section of the book is most valuable part of this book. Overall this book deserves high appraise. Mar 03, Carl-Erik Kopseng rated it deition was ok Shelves: Apart from the two new aforementioned sections, there are other changes scattered throughout, such as new chapters on JavaScript namespaces and generating graphics using scripting.

I am a little confused It took me a month to read through the book. It is a decent figure for the language with a more gulde 20 years history. If you are already a JavaScript programmer, Part I will sharpen your skills and deepen your understanding of foanagan language.

I’ve started reading it as the main source for “Learn JavaScript the proper way” tutorial I found on reddit.

I guess I don’t like information It documents every class, object, constructor, method, function, property, and constant defined by JavaScript 1. This source is a good example of JavaScript books for programmers. Obviously, one can find JavaScript books for beginners, as well as experienced users. If you were not previously exposed to JavaScript programming, you cannot hold all that information in your head.


The Definitive Guide by David Flanagan. I read this as a refresher for the stuff I already knew and in hopes I'[d pick up on some advanced topics like functional programming.

What stroke me first was the level of detail. Naturally, any practical experience foresees a subsequent learning of versatile tricks and pitfalls. It took me a while. The new tech-assisted approach that requires half the effort Mark Myers.

“JavaScript The Definitive Guide 5th edition” review

Sep 18, Al rated it really liked it Recommends it for: People seek for knowledge and other people share this treasure with seekers. The black ribbon that runs across the top right corner of this book’s cover advertises to the readers what’s new in this edition: If you are new to JavaScript, it will teach you the language. I give it a high recommendation.

However, the avail of the said sources of information is on the same level as in previous centuries. He says that coding is not as hard as it is shown in the books.

So, if you feel that some deficiency in your skills needs to be filled, this publication will accomplish the task.