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Alex MacCaw : JavaScript Web Applications

Author: Alex MacCaw
Title: JavaScript Web Applications
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Published in: English
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 276
Date: 2011-09-02
ISBN: 144930351X
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
Weight: 1.0 pounds
Size: 0.6 x 7.0 x 9.19 inches
Edition: 1
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Building rich JavaScript applications that bring a desktop experience to the Web requires moving state from the server to the client sideā€”not a simple task. This hands-on book takes proficient JavaScript developers through all the steps necessary to create state-of-the-art applications, including structure, templating, frameworks, communicating with the server, and many other issues.

Throughout the book, you'll work with real-world example applications to help you grasp the concepts involved. Learn how to create JavaScript applications that offer a more responsive and improved experience.

  • Use the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern, and learn how to manage dependencies inside your application
  • Get an introduction to templating and data binding
  • Learn about loading remote data, Ajax, and cross-domain requests
  • Create realtime applications with WebSockets and Node.js
  • Accept dropped files and upload data with progress indicators
  • Use major frameworks and libraries, including jQuery, Spine, and Backbone
  • Write tests and use the console to debug your applications
  • Get deployment best practices, such as caching and minification
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