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Learn everything you need to know about object-oriented JavaScript with this comprehensive guide. Enter the world of cutting-edge development!
About This Book This book has been updated to cover all the new object-oriented features introduced in ECMAScript 6 It makes object-oriented programming accessible and understandable to web developers Write better and more maintainable JavaScript code while exploring interactive examples that can more » be used in your own scripts Who This Book Is For This book is ideal for new to intermediate JavaScript developers who want to prepare themselves for web development problems solved by object-oriented JavaScript! What You Will Learn * Apply the basics of object-oriented programming in the JavaScript environment * Use a JavaScript Console with complete mastery * Make your programs cleaner, faster, and compatible with other programs and libraries * Get familiar with Iterators and Generators, the new features added in ES6 * Find out about ECMAScript 6’s * Arrow functions, and make them your own * Understand objects in Google Chrome developer tools and how to use Them * Use a mix of prototypal inheritance and copying properties in your workflow * Apply reactive programming techniques while coding in JavaScript In Detail JavaScript is an object-oriented programming language that is used for website development. Web pages developed today currently follow a paradigm that has three clearly distinguishable parts: content (HTML), presentation (CSS), and behavior (JavaScript). JavaScript is one important pillar in this paradigm, and is responsible for the running of the web pages. This book will take your JavaScript skills to a new level of sophistication and get you prepared for your journey through professional web development. Updated for ES6, this book covers everything you will need to unleash the power of object-oriented programming in JavaScript while building professional web applications. The book begins « less
Build highly available and performant native web applications that seamlessly integrate with third-party APIs
KEY FEATURES * Get straight into the action with step-by-step recipes that show you how to put Service Workers to work * Find out what Service Workers can do for your app, then do it! * Get the first in-depth look at this important new feature for web developers BOOK DESCRIPTION It would be nice more » to have web apps that work offline and send push notifications. This is now possible with Service Workers, which can add native-like functionality to your web apps without requiring a download. This book will get your mobile and web apps functioning without Internet connectivity, improve performance and network interaction in order to increase the level of availability, and show you how to build performant applications that seamlessly integrate with third-party APIs. We'll show you how to add Service Worker functionality to web apps and sites, access offline content through basic and advanced techniques, and build powerful interactive system notifications. We'll also teach you about cache functionality and assets to provide immediate load even over narrow connections. We conclude by giving you various tips to improve app performance, including the background sync technique. By the end of this book, you'll know build high performing and faster web and mobile applications with Service Workers. WHAT YOU WILL LEARN * Display a custom offline page * Cache critical resources for offline use * Implement offline Google Analytics * Get network responses offline * Implement push notifications * Improve performance of your app ABOUT THE AUTHOR Sean Amarasinghe is a software developer from Melbourne, Australia. He is a developer, designer, photographer, and also a blogger. He blogs about development, design, technology, and photography. He is passionate about offline apps and what they bring to the user. He has firsthand experience of how well offline apps work. He has written a couple of blog posts about offline cache manifests, as well as service workers. TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. Learning Service Worker Basics 2. Working with Resource Files 3. Accessing Offline Content 4. Accessing Offline Content with Advanced Techniques 5. Reaching Beyond the Offline Cache 6. Working with Advanced Libraries 7. Fetching Resources 8. Experimenting with Web Push 9. Looking at General Usage 10. Improving Performance « less
It's time for web development to be fun again, time to write engaging and attractive apps--fast--in this brisk tutorial. Build a complete user interface in a few lines of code, create reusable web components, access RESTful services and cache the results for performance, and use JavaScript modules to more » bring abstraction to your code. Find out how you can get your crucial app infrastructure up and running quickly, so you can spend your time on the stuff great apps are made of: features. With its 2.0 release, the Ember JavaScript framework has taken a major step forward. In this book, you'll learn these new features: how to use module-driven development with Ember CLI, take advantage of the new DOM-based rendering engine, and use a service-based architecture to make your apps flexible, not brittle. Use the Ember CLI to build your app using module-focused JavaScript classes with a clear project structure. Learn how to use Ember's routing classes to organize your app, write web components that marry your user interface and logic without leaky access to state, and read and write data from RESTful services with almost no code. Make use of services to encapsulate logic and inject it throughout your app, and use Ember CLI to rapidly iterate changes, deploy locally, test your code, and build for production. You'll learn all the essentials of working with Ember. If you're tired of feeling limited by your web development tools, unleash your ambition and start creating ambitious web applications with Ember. What You Need:You need Ember, Ember CLI, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, and a text editor. « less
This book is an exploration of popular advanced JavaScript concepts for those who already have a grasp on the basics. "Understanding Advanced JavaScript" is a comprehensive manual and how-to guide about all things JavaScript. Learn to design better APIs, use the latest tools and navigate the JavaScript more » MVC Jungle effortlessly. In this eBook, you will receive expert tips and techniques on avoiding coding tripwires and improving your programming methodologies. Need to know how your JavaScript performs? Find out about unit testing and user- and network-related analyses. Master JavaScript with industry leaders who explain how to make fine-tuning, streamlining and testing your JavaScript code easy. TABLE OF CONTENTS - Analysing Network Characteristics Using JavaScript And The DOM, Part 1 - Introduction To JavaScript Unit Testing - Journey Through The JavaScript MVC Jungle - JavaScript Events And Responding To The User - JavaScript Profiling With The Chrome Developer Tools - Writing Fast, Memory-Efficient JavaScript - Designing Better JavaScript APIs « less