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A Better Way to Learn JavaScript

A series of 5 books on mastering JavaScript.

Book 1 - The Basics

Book 2 - Built-in Objects

Book 3 - Useful Snippets

Book 4 - Mini Apps

Book 5 - Advanced JavaScript

A step by step guide through all the major parts of the JS language basics

Simple, easy to understand code snippets, to get the gist of the concept easier.

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A Better Way to Learn JavaScript

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Let this book series take you from a complete novice to a respectable JavaScript developer in a matter of weeks!

This is literally the best series of books to learn JavaScript.

A series of 5 books that will guide you to JavaScript mastery.

These books are in progress, as follows:
  1. Book 1, The Basics, 95% complete (672 pages)
  2. Book 2, Built-in Objects, 70% complete (about 280 pages)
  3. Book 3, Useful Snippets, 80% complete (385 pages, 132 recipes, plus a listing of 201 recipes from book 1, and 92 recipes from book 2)
  4. Book 4, Mini Apps, 40% complete (currently at 164 pages, with 15 mini apps completed)
  5. Book 5, Advanced JavaScript 15% complete (currently at 123 pages, several chapters are in progress)
Currently, the page count for all books is about 1372 pages. By the time all the books are complete, the total page count should be between 2200 and 2600 pages.

Table of Contents


Book 1 The Basics

Chapter 0: Introduction
Chapter 1: The Absolute Basics
Chapter 2: The Quick Prototype App
Chapter 3: Understanding Events in JavaScript
Chapter 4: Improving the UX on Quick Prototyper
Chapter 5: Introducing jQuery
Chapter 6: The Anatomy of functions in ES6
Chapter 7: Learning JavaScript basics by coding tiny apps
Chapter 8: Data Types and Constructors
Chapter 9: JavaScript and the Browser
Chapter 10: JavaScript is Synchronous, Browser is Asynchronous
Chapter 11: Basic JavaScript Caveats
Chapter 12: The Anatomy of a JavaScript Function: all the different ways of defining functions in JS
Chapter 13: Understanding arguments and the spread operator
Chapter 14: JavaScript Arrays in Depth
Chapter 15: Sets and Maps in JavaScript
Chapter 16: JavaScript Objects in Depth
Chapter 17: Working with Objects, Arrays, and JSON
Chapter 18: Object-Oriented Programming in JavaScript
Chapter 19: Errors, debugging, and strict mode
Chapter 20: Modular JavaScript
Chapter 21: JavaScript Object Notation (JSON)
Chapter 22: Asynchronous JavaScript


Book 2 Built-in Objects

Chapter 0: Introduction
Chapter 1: An overview of standard built-in objects
Chapter 2: The Object object
Chapter 3: The Function object
Chapter 4: The Boolean object
Chapter 5: The Symbol object
Chapter 6: Built-in collection objects: Array
Chapter 7: Built-in collection objects: typed array objects
Chapter 8: Built-in collection objects: maps, sets, weak maps, weak sets, and arguments
Chapter 9: Error objects
Chapter 10: Async-related and JSON-related objects
Chapter 11: String, number, date, and internationalization objects
Chapter 12: Regular expressions in JavaScript
Chapter 13: Reflection and proxy objects (metaprogramming in JS)
Chapter 14: Web assembly objects
Chapter 15: Revision


Book 3 Useful Snippets

Chapter 0: Introduction
Chapter 1: Working with randomness
Chapter 2: Working with numbers
Chapter 3: Working with strings
Chapter 4: DOM manipulation
Chapter 5: Validating stuff
Chapter 6: Date and time exercises
Chapter 7: Working with functions and classes
Chapter 8: Working with arrays
Chapter 9: Working with objects
Chapter 10: JSON and async-related exercises
Chapter 11: Loops
Chapter 12: XHR and AJAX
Chapter 13: Events
Chapter 14: Non-assorted exercises
Appendix A: Snippets from Book 1
Appendix B: Snippets from Book 2


Book 4 Mini Apps

Chapter 1: Dynamically update a paragraph
Chapter 2: Build a multiplication table
Chapter 3: Build a Style Dynamizer
Chapter 4: Build a modal in vanilla JS
Chapter 5: Build a full-page navigation menu
Chapter 6: Build a slider in vanilla JS
Chapter 7: Build a blog post image maker
Chapter 8: Simple stopwatch
Chapter 9: Simple timer
Chapter 10: Simplest possible lightbox
Chapter 11: An accordion in JS
Chapter 12: A dropdown button in JS
Chapter 13: A tabbed navigation in JS
Chapter 14: A popover in JS
Chapter 15: Sliding nav
Chapter 16: Tag input
Chapter 17: Multi-image slider
Chapter 18: Zoom-in image preview
Chapter 19: Custom select
Chapter 22: Double-sliding menu
Chapter 21: Header change on scroll


Book 5 Advanced JavaScript

Chapter 0: Introduction
Chapter 1: Browser APIs (aka Web APIs)
Chapter 2: Important browser APIs in more depth
Chapter 3: The DOM API in depth
Chapter 4: Advanced techniques (memoization, debouncing, throtlling, recursion, etc.)
Chapter 5: Webpack quick start
Chapter 6: Memory, memory management, and garbage collection in JavaScript
Chapter 7: Advanced JSON
Chapter 8: Understanding Node.js
Chapter 9: Test-Driven Development
Chapter 10: RxJS and observables
Chapter 11: Functional programming in JavaScript
Chapter 12: JavaScript Security
Chapter 13: Design Patterns in JavaScript
Chapter 14: Data Structures and Algorithms in JavaScript
Chapter 15: Clean Code in JavaScript
Chapter 17: Progressive Web Apps
Chapter 16: Workers
Chapter 18: Improving our workflows
Chapter 19: Chrome Dev Tools

About The Author

Hi I'm Ajdin Imsirovic, a senior developer, author and educator.

I am passionate about teaching, having written dozens of tutorials on my website codingexercises.com and published many technical books.

Before self-publishing books I authored four books on front-end development for Packt Publishing:

Bootstrap 4 Cookbook (Over 75 recipes to help you build elegant and responsive web applications with Bootstrap 4), June 2017

Elm Web Development (An introductory guide to building funcational web apps using Elm), March 2018

Vue.js Quick Start Guide (Learn how to build amazing and complex reactive web applications easily using Vue.js), October 2018

Vue CLI 3 Quick Start Guide (Build and maintain Vue.js applications quickly with the standard CLI), May 2019

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