JavaScript for the World Wide Web (Visual QuickStart Guides)

JavaScript for the World Wide Web (Visual QuickStart Guides)

by TomNegrino (Author), Dori Smith (Author)

Synopsis

For any course in Digital Graphics, Web Design, Web Scripting and Development, Multimedia, Page Layout, Office Tools, and Operating Systems. These task-based, visual reference guides feature step-by-step instructions and plenty of screen shots to guide students and teachers through the most important tasks. Visual QuickStart Guides are the ideal way to get students up and running quickly, and are used for intermediate and advanced students as a quick reference.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 208
Edition: 2
Publisher: Peachpit Press
Published: 26 Dec 1997

ISBN 10: 0201696487
ISBN 13: 9780201696486
Book Overview: For the hundreds of thousands of Web enthusiasts who made their first foray into programming with the simple tagging language of HTML, JavaScript is the next step. JavaScript is a programming language designed to be used in conjunction with HTML, making HTML more powerful and interactive. All predictions are that JavaScript will become as important as HTML, and it is now fully supported in Netscape Navigator 3 and Microsoft Internet Explorer. With JavaScript, Web page creators without deep technical experience can embed commands into their HTML code that call up pre-cooked Java animations, add clocks and other time-based features to Web pages, allow Web pages to ask questions and gather information from visitors to the page, and provide other simple controls. While other JavaScript books are intended for experienced programmers, this one is for the vast majority of HTML coders who are less technically sophisticated but still would like a useful introduction and handy reference.

Author Bio

Tom Negrino is a best-selling book author and contributing editor to Macworld magazine. He is the co-author of two previous editions of this book.