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Feedback. We're always telling you that you need feedback, with a short feedback gap the time it takes to get feedback on your decisions, your code, your designs. Well, what if you narrowed the feedback gap to near zero while coding? You'd have continuous testing, a powerful idea that lets you fix bugs more » while they're still small and fresh. Continuous Testing shows you how to use a combination of tests, tools, and techniques to immediately detect problems in code, before they spread. « less
Read Less, Learn More
jQuery is the "write less, do more" JavaScript library. Its powerful features and ease of use have made it the most popular client-side JavaScript framework for the Web. This book is jQuery's trusty companion: the definitive "read less, learn more" guide to the library. jQuery Pocket Reference explains more » everything you need to know about jQuery, completely and comprehensively. « less
JavaScript is everywhere. It's a key component of today's Web a powerful, dynamic language with a rich ecosystem of professional-grade development tools, infrastructures, frameworks, and toolkits. This book will get you up to speed quickly and painlessly with the 35 key JavaScript tasks you need to more »know. « less
Solutions & Examples for jQuery Developers
Getting started with the jQuery library is easy, but it can take years to fully realize its breadth and depth; jQuery Cookbook shortens the learning curve considerably. You'll learn patterns and practices from 19 leading developers who use jQuery for everything from integrating simple components into more » websites and applications to developing complex, high-performance user interfaces. The recipes start with the basics and then move into practical use cases with tested solutions to common web development hurdles. « less
Detailed Solutions in Eight Programming Languages
This cookbook provides more than 100 recipes to help you crunch data and manipulate text with regular expressions. With recipes for popular programming languages such as C#, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, and VB.NET, Regular Expressions Cookbook will help you learn powerful new tricks, avoid more » language-specific gotchas, and save valuable time with this library of proven solutions to difficult, real-world problems. « less
JavaScript and Ajax Tools for Great Web Experiences
Imagine a true thin-client web application environment, with no browser incompatibilities, no plugins, and an interface that's closer to a desktop app. You can have it all, today. Welcome to The Dojo Toolkit. Mastering Dojo walks you through the whole range of modern web programming problems, from more » bringing simple web pages to life with widgets and animation, to designing and building an enterprise-class, single-page Rich Internet Application (RIA). Are your web pages becoming more and more complex, with hundreds of lines of sprawling JavaScript as clients demand modern Ajax designs? Or maybe you're about to enter the new world of single-page, Rich Internet Applications? Dojo is the unified toolkit that you need to get the job done. « less
A Learner's Companion to JavaScript
Want to make the leap from writing HTML and CSS web pages and create dynamic web applications? Want to take your web skills to the next level? It sounds like you're ready to learn the Web's hottest programming language: JavaScript. Head First JavaScript is your ticket to going beyond copying and pasting more » the code from someone else's web site, and writing your own interactive web pages. « less
You Never Knew JavaScript Could Do This!
Tired of getting swamped in the nitty-gritty of cross-browser, Web 2.0-grade JavaScript? Get back in the game with Prototype and, two extremely popular JavaScript libraries, that make it a walk in the park. Be it AJAX, drag and drop, auto-completion, advanced visual effects, or many other more » great features, all you need is to write one or two lines of script that look so good they could almost pass for Ruby code! « less
Regular Expressions for Perl, Ruby, PHP, Python, C, Java and .NET
This handy little book offers programmers a complete overview of the syntax and semantics of regular expressions that are at the heart of every text-processing application. Ideal as a quick reference, Regular Expression Pocket Reference covers the regular expression APIs for Perl 5.8, Ruby (including more » some upcoming 1.9 features), Java, PHP, .NET and C#, Python, vi, JavaScript, and the PCRE regular expression libraries. « less
Ensuring the Safety of the Dynamic Web
Ajax applications should be open yet secure. Far too often security is added as an afterthought. Potential flaws need to be identified and addressed right away. This book explores Ajax and web application security with an eye for dangerous gaps and offers ways that you can plug them before they become more » a problem. Learn how to build secure Ajax applications and discover how to respond quickly when attacks occur. « less