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The Web Wizard's Guide to JavaScript By Steven G. Estrella

The Web Wizard's Guide to JavaScript
by Steven G. Estrella

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The Web Wizard's Guide to JavaScript teaches readers how to create Web sites that will have an audience coming back for more. From rollovers to cookies, this quick and easy-to-understand introduction to JavaScript will show readers how to create well-designed, user-friendly Web sites in no time!

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The Web Wizard's Guide to JavaScript by Steven G. Estrella

The Web Wizard's Guide to JavaScript teaches readers how to create Web sites that will have an audience coming back for more. From rollovers to cookies, this quick and easy-to-understand introduction to JavaScript will show readers how to create well-designed, user-friendly Web sites in no time! *Discusses plug-ins and multimedia. *Presents information on forms. *Explains the basic programming concepts behind JavaScript. *Includes appendices of HTML tags and JavaScript keywords. *Written in accessible, step-by-step writing style.

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Table of Contents




1. JavaScript Basics.

What is JavaScript?

Why might you wish to learn JavaScript?

A little History.

Fundamental Concepts of JavaScript.

Objects.

Instance.

Properties.

Values.

Events and Event Handlers.

Variables.

Arrays.

Methods.

Assignment Operators.

Comparison Operators.

Functions.

Document Object Model.

Review Questions.

Exercises.

References and Web Resources.



2. How to enhance web pages with JavaScript.

Sequence - one thing after another.

Looping - repeating a sequence.

Conditional Branching - scripts that make decisions.

Placing scripts in HTML pages.

Placing scripts in special script libraries.

The Obligatory "Hello World!"

Creating a page to create other pages - the HTML Builder project.

Using HTMLBuilder to create your HTML shells.

Review Questions.

Exercises.

References and Web Resources.



3. Image Swapping.

Creating a place for your images in the browser's memory.

Assigning image files to the SRC property of each image.

Changing the SRC property when the mouse rolls on the image.

Improving the script to accommodate older browsers.

Using image swapping for navigation bars. Special issues withframes.

Enhancing a navigation bar with a double-rollover.

Review Questions.

Exercises.

References and Web Resources.



4. Forms and Form Elements.

What is an HTML form?

Inputs and text areas - exchanging information with your visitors.

Selection menus.

Radio Buttons.

Check Boxes.

Buttons.

Form validation techniques.

Checking for required fields.

Ensuring proper format for text entries.

Review Questions.

Exercises.

References and Web Resources.



5. More Image Swapping.

Slide shows.

Editing the graphics.

Creating the captions.

Functions to control the image swapping.

Coordinating the captions with the graphics.

Animated banner advertisements.

Creating the graphics.

Using setTimeout to create the animation.

Adding different links to the frames of the animation.

Review Questions.

Exercises.

References and Web Resources.



6. Working with Dates and Times.

The Date object.

Getting the month, day, year, and time.

Setting the month, day, year, and time.

A basic JavaScript clock.

U. S. versus International Time.

The setTimeout method.

Making decisions based on the time.

Making decisions based on the date.

Review Questions.

Exercises.

References and Web Resources.



7. Cookies: Maintaining State.

What are cookies?

How to set a cookie.

How to get a cookie.

How to delete a cookie.

Common uses for cookies.

Storing your visitor's display preferences.

Shopping carts.

Online testing.

Review Questions.

Exercises.



8. Useful Web Programming Techniques.

Combining Client-side image mapping with JavaScript.

Detecting plugins.

Detecting Browsers and Platforms.

Using code libraries for more efficient development.

Changing the text in the status bar.

Creating scrolling text.

Debugging tips.

Review Questions.

Exercises.

References and Web Resources.



9. Working with Frames and Windows.

How to keep a page in its frameset.

How to create a popup window to display web pages.

Changing the content of one window from another.

Writing the content of frames dynamically.

Review Questions.

Exercises.

References and Web Resources.

Additional information

GOR001391015
The Web Wizard's Guide to JavaScript by Steven G. Estrella
Steven G. Estrella
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pearson Education (US)
2001-11-05
208
0201758334
9780201758337
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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