George V. Reilly

Review: Pro JavaScript Techniques

Title: Pro JavaScript Techniques
Author: John Resig
Rating: ★ ★ ★ ½
Publisher: Apress
Copyright: 2006
Pages: 347
Keywords: pro­gram­ming, javascript
Reading period: 16 September-4 October, 2007

At, we use the jQuery JavaScript library to do all kinds of complex and wonderful DHTML and Ajax tricks in our web client. Extremely powerful, very elegant: I commend it to your attention.

John Resig is the lead developer on the jQuery team. This book is not about jQuery, though if you work your way through it, you'll be well equipped to understand the jQuery source code.

This book covers modern JavaScript techniques, in particular, object-oriented JavaScript, un­ob­tru­sive DOM ma­nip­u­la­tion, Ajax, and cross-browser warts. It covers a lot continue.


This week, I have written code in C#, C++, Managed C++, C, WiX, NAnt, Ac­tion­Script, VBScript, JScript, cmd batch, NMake, HTML, XSLT, and Ruby. And I will probably get some Python in before the weekend is over.

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