Building Android Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript: Making Native Apps with Standards-Based Web Tools

By Jonathan Stark

If you recognize HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, you have already got the instruments you must improve Android functions. Now up-to-date for HTML5, the second one variation of this hands-on advisor exhibits you ways to exploit open resource internet criteria to layout and construct apps that may be tailored for any Android device.

You’ll easy methods to create an Android-friendly net app at the platform of your selection, after which use Adobe’s loose PhoneGap framework to transform it to a local Android app. observe why device-agnostic cellular apps are the wave of the longer term, and begin construction apps that provide larger flexibility and a wider reach.

  • Convert an internet site right into a net software, entire with growth symptoms and different features
  • Add animation with JQTouch to make your internet app feel and appear like a local Android app
  • Make use of client-side info garage with apps that run while the Android machine is offline
  • Use PhoneGap to hook into complex Android good points, together with the accelerometer, geolocation, and alerts
  • Test and debug your app on the net with genuine clients, and publish the completed product to the Android Market

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Getting Started with Grunt: The JavaScript Task Runner

By Jaime Pillora

A handson method of gaining knowledge of the basics of Grunt

About This Book

  • Gain perception at the center strategies of Grunt, Node.js and npm to start with Grunt.
  • Learn how one can set up, configure, run, and customise Grunt
  • Example-driven and full of tips on how to assist you create customized Grunt tasks

Who This booklet Is For

This e-book is for JavaScript builders who are looking to become familiar with GruntJS and use it to construct and try out their JavaScript functions. the single requirement for this e-book is a uncomplicated realizing of items and features in JavaScript.

What you are going to Learn

  • Learn approximately Grunt and its advantages
  • Understand Node.js and the way it pertains to Grunt
  • Take an in-depth examine npm, Node.js modules, and the operating of Grunt plugins
  • Get accustomed to fitting Grunt and developing your first Grunt construct environment
  • Gain perception at the tools of configuring Grunt and while each one technique may be used
  • Effectively execute Grunt by utilizing activity arguments, job aliasing, multi-task objectives, and more
  • Construct your individual Grunt projects, multi-tasks, and asynchronous tasks

In Detail

In fresh occasions, smooth net browsers became the appliance platform of selection. Grunt, in addition to its wide selection of plugins, presents an easy approach of handling the massive variety of construct projects required to keep up a worldly internet application.

Getting began with Grunt: The JavaScript activity Runner offers you the entire info you want to develop into an efficient Grunt power-user. you'll speedy the best way to set up, configure, and run Grunt. you'll cross directly to know the way to exploit third-party Grunt after which create your individual Grunt projects that cater in your specific needs.

This ebook first demonstrates a variety of Grunt use situations prior to working in the course of the steps of putting in, configuring, operating, and customizing Grunt. you are going to the best way to set up Node.js, the Node.js package deal supervisor (npm), and Grunt. Then, you'll know how to establish and configure a personalised Grunt setting. subsequent, you are going to examine a number of the equipment of operating and customizing Grunt to make use of its flexibility. eventually, to stress what has been learnt, one can find an entire instance construct of an online application.

Getting begun with Grunt: The JavaScript job Runner will enable you create your own Grunt environments from scratch and entirely make the most of Grunt's huge characteristic set to successfully remedy your customized requirements.

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Lean Websites

By Barbara Bermes

A functional booklet on web site functionality for net builders, concentrating more often than not on front-end functionality development. It covers lots of good thought, yet is usually jam-packed with helpful, actual global tricks and tips so you might use in your websites today.

Topics coated include:

  • User adventure, layout and performance
  • Measuring and tracking performance
  • Setting up a web page weight budget
  • Network and server improvements
  • Optimizing photos and video
  • Optimizing scripts and 3rd celebration content
  • Lean DOM operations

The ebook additionally comes with a convenient "cheat sheet" summarizing some of the key assistance contained in the book.

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Interactive Data Visualization for the Web

By Scott Murray

Create and put up your individual interactive facts visualization initiatives at the Web—even when you've got very little adventure with facts visualization or internet improvement. It’s effortless and enjoyable with this functional, hands-on creation. writer Scott Murray teaches you the basic suggestions and techniques of D3, a JavaScript library that allows you to convey info visually in an online browser. alongside the best way, you’ll extend your net programming abilities, utilizing instruments corresponding to HTML and JavaScript.

This step by step advisor is perfect even if you’re a clothier or visible artist without programming event, a reporter exploring the recent frontier of knowledge journalism, or someone who desires to visualize and proportion data.

  • Learn HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and SVG basics
  • Dynamically generate online page parts out of your data—and decide upon visible encoding ideas to type them
  • Create bar charts, scatter plots, pie charts, stacked bar charts, and force-directed layouts
  • Use soft, lively transitions to teach adjustments on your data
  • Introduce interactivity to assist clients discover info via diverse views
  • Create personalized geographic maps with data
  • Explore hands-on with downloadable code and over a hundred examples

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JavaScript Cookbook

Problem fixing with JavaScript is lots trickier now that its use has accelerated significantly in measurement, scope, and complexity. This cookbook has your again, with recipes for universal initiatives around the JavaScript global, no matter if you’re operating within the browser, the server, or a cellular surroundings. every one recipe comprises reusable code and useful suggestion for tackling JavaScript gadgets, Node, Ajax, JSON, information patience, graphical and media purposes, complicated frameworks, modular JavaScript, APIs, and lots of similar technologies.

Aimed at those that have a few adventure with JavaScript, the 1st half covers conventional makes use of of JavaScript, in addition to new rules and better performance. the second one half dives into the server, cellular improvement, and a plethora of modern instruments. You’ll retailer time—and research extra approximately JavaScript within the process.

Topics include:

Classic JavaScript:

  • Arrays, services, and the JavaScript Object
  • Accessing the person interface
  • Testing and accessibility
  • Creating and utilizing JavaScript libraries
  • Client-server verbal exchange with Ajax
  • Rich, interactive net effects

JavaScript, All Blown Up:

  • New ECMAScript commonplace objects
  • Using Node at the server
  • Modularizing and handling JavaScript
  • Complex JavaScript frameworks
  • Advanced client-server communications
  • Visualizations and client-server graphics
  • Mobile program development

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Mastering Web Application Development with AngularJS

By Pawel Kozlowski

Streamline your internet purposes with this hands-on direction. From preliminary structuring to complete deployment, you will research every little thing you must find out about AngularJS DOM dependent frameworks.


  • Make the main out of AngularJS via realizing the AngularJS philosophy and using it to actual lifestyles improvement tasks
  • Effectively constitution, write, try, and at last set up your program
  • Add safety and optimization gains in your AngularJS applications
  • Harness the whole strength of AngularJS by means of developing your personal directives
  • Full of options to genuine existence difficulties, with transparent reasons of the extra refined AngularJS concepts

In Detail

AngularJS is an open-source JavaScript framework. Its aim is to advance MVC-based internet functions and decrease the quantity of JavaScript had to make net purposes functional.

The booklet will take the reader throughout the workflow of establishing an AngularJS app.

Throughout the method of app production, we'll take a look at the various interplay issues among layout and improvement and the readers will find out how AngularJS is helping either roles to construct an software that works good, in addition to easy methods to create fresh and maintainable entrance finish markup and code.

What you'll examine from this book

  • Use AngularJS DOM-based templating successfully and learn the way it differs from different frameworks
  • Query and alter info in a number of backends and turn into informed with the promise API
  • Quickly create advanced varieties, taking complete good thing about the 2-way information binding
  • Introduce navigation on your net software by means of relaying at the HTML5 historical past API
  • Manage dependencies with the AngularJS module and the Dependency Injection systems
  • Localize your net software to arrange it for a world audience
  • Secure your internet program from unauthorized users
  • Build quite a few AngularJS directives: widgets, validators, and wrapping third celebration plugins
  • Gain a deep realizing of the AngularJS compiler to construct much more subtle directives
  • Unit try out AngularJS-specific JavaScript code utilizing the Jasmine BDD checking out framework
  • Structure your net program via organizing it right into a significant and versatile listing structure


This booklet may be a step by step consultant displaying the readers the right way to construct an entire net app with AngularJS.

Who this ebook is written for

This booklet might be most valuable to builders who're comparing or have determined to exploit AngularJS for a true existence venture. you will have a few past publicity to AngularJS, no less than via easy examples. We suppose that you’ve bought operating wisdom of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

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If Hemingway Wrote JavaScript

By Angus Croll

What if William Shakespeare have been requested to generate the Fibonacci sequence or Jane Austen needed to write a factorial software? In If Hemingway Wrote JavaScript, writer Angus Croll imagines brief JavaScript courses as written via well-known wordsmiths. the result's a unusual and captivating mix of prose, poetry, and programming.

The top authors are those that obsess approximately language—and a similar is going for JavaScript builders. To grasp both craft, you need to scan with language to strengthen your personal kind, your individual idioms, and your personal expressions. hence, If Hemingway Wrote JavaScript playfully bridges the worlds of programming and literature for the literary geek in all of us.

Featuring unique paintings by means of Miran Lipovaca.

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JavaScript by Example (2nd Edition)

By Ellie Quigley

The World’s least difficult Java Script Tutorial–Fully Updated!


JavaScript by way of instance, moment Edition, is the simplest, such a lot hands-on technique to study JavaScript. mythical programming teacher Ellie Quigley has completely up to date her vintage publication to convey the talents and data today’s JavaScript clients want most–including up to date insurance of JavaScript programming constructs, CSS, Ajax, JSON, and the newest JavaScript libraries and top practices.


Quigley illuminates each strategy with targeted, classroom-tested code examples, distinct line-by-line reasons, and actual application output. This tremendously transparent, easy-to-understand publication takes you out of your first script to complex recommendations. It’s the single JavaScript booklet you’ll ever need!


New during this Edition


  • End-of-chapter learn instruments, together with classroom-tested labs
  • Programming the DOM
  • More Cascading variety Sheets
  • Introduction to Ajax and JSON
  • Explanation of the way to increase interactive net purposes with dynamic, desktop-style interfaces
  • Programmers’ guidance for HTML 5’s step forward capabilities 

This variation has been thoroughly up-to-date and comprises many new and entirely rewritten code examples; includes totally revised and up-to-date assurance of Cascading sort Sheets (CSS) and the record item version (DOM); and completely covers glossy JavaScript innovations, ideas, and programming ideas.


Thousands of internet builders, directors, and tool clients have depended on JavaScript by means of instance to develop into specialist JavaScript programmers. With this re-creation, you could, too–even if you’re thoroughly new to JavaScript. After you’ve turn into knowledgeable, you’ll flip to this publication continually because the most sensible resource for reliable solutions, strategies, and code.

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JavaScript Objects Functions and Arrays Explained

By Tony de Araujo

Even if literature approximately JavaScript items is plentiful and already available to the reader, this publication nonetheless fills a necessity. JavaScript items capabilities and Arrays Explained demanding situations the void among books for educating syntax and people protecting particular implementations of the language. This finished procedure revisits the root of JavaScript gadgets with out asking an individual to memorize constructs which are seldom utilized in the true global of JavaScript implementation. It dissects gadgets from the easiest shape to a extra complicated paradigm. It makes use of uncomplicated illustrations permitting the reader to stick eager about the subject material. even supposing so much booklet revenues take place within the US, this booklet has additionally been written in overseas English and any idiomatic expression has a hyperlink to an appropriate clarification.

JavaScript gadgets features and Arrays Explained is set options; it's not approximately implementation of unique scripts which may lose scholars prior to they've got an opportunity to know the belief in the back of the subject. simply because JavaScript is one of these complicated language, the writer has selected to simplify, yet to not scale back, yes parts which may be new to lots of readers. One instance is closures. the writer ways closures in a minimalist but potent method, with illustrations and simplified scripts for you to maintain the concept that from being misplaced through the facility of the code itself.

The author’s rationale is to process JavaScript in a way he was hoping to discover while first initiated his stories of the language. This publication isn't really for the very newbie since it doesn't disguise simple principles of syntax. even though, when you have been uncovered to the fundamentals elsewhere prior to, you won't have any challenge greedy the written fabric. nevertheless in the event you come from a special language or want a refresher, there's consistently a proof of the scripts provided, line via line.

Click at the button the obtain this eBook and begin your new event into JavaScript.

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JavaScript Pocket Reference (Pocket Reference (O'Reilly))

By David Flanagan

JavaScript is the ever-present programming language of the internet, and for greater than 15 years, JavaScript: The Definitive Guide has been the bible of JavaScript programmers around the globe. excellent for JavaScript builders at any point, this publication is an all-new excerpt of The Definitive Guide, gathering the basic elements of that hefty quantity into this narrow but dense pocket reference.

The first nine chapters rfile the most recent model (ECMAScript five) of the center JavaScript language, covering:

  • Types, values, and variables
  • Operators, expressions, and statements
  • Objects and arrays
  • Functions and classes

The subsequent five chapters rfile the elemental APIs for utilizing JavaScript with HTML5 and clarify how to:

  • Interact with internet browser windows
  • Script HTML files and rfile elements
  • Modify and practice CSS kinds and classes
  • Respond to consumer enter events
  • Communicate with internet servers
  • Store facts in the community at the user's computer

This ebook is an ideal spouse to jQuery Pocket Reference.

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