Learning JavaScript Design Patterns

Author: Addy Osmani
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449334871
Release Date: 2012-07-08
Genre: Computers

With Learning JavaScript Design Patterns, you’ll learn how to write beautiful, structured, and maintainable JavaScript by applying classical and modern design patterns to the language. If you want to keep your code efficient, more manageable, and up-to-date with the latest best practices, this book is for you. Explore many popular design patterns, including Modules, Observers, Facades, and Mediators. Learn how modern architectural patterns—such as MVC, MVP, and MVVM—are useful from the perspective of a modern web application developer. This book also walks experienced JavaScript developers through modern module formats, how to namespace code effectively, and other essential topics. Learn the structure of design patterns and how they are written Understand different pattern categories, including creational, structural, and behavioral Walk through more than 20 classical and modern design patterns in JavaScript Use several options for writing modular code—including the Module pattern, Asyncronous Module Definition (AMD), and CommonJS Discover design patterns implemented in the jQuery library Learn popular design patterns for writing maintainable jQuery plug-ins "This book should be in every JavaScript developer’s hands. It’s the go-to book on JavaScript patterns that will be read and referenced many times in the future."—Andrée Hansson, Lead Front-End Developer, presis!

Pro JavaScript Design Patterns

Author: Dustin Diaz
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 1430204966
Release Date: 2008-03-11
Genre: Computers

With Pro JavaScript Design Patterns, you’ll start with the basics of object-oriented programming in JavaScript applicable to design patterns, including making JavaScript more expressive, inheritance, encapsulation, information hiding, and more. The book then details how to implement and take advantage of several design patterns in JavaScript. Each chapter is packed with real-world examples of how the design patterns are best used and expert advice on writing better code, as well as what to watch out for. Along the way you’ll discover how to create your own libraries and APIs for even more efficient coding.

JavaScript Patterns

Author: Stoyan Stefanov
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1449396941
Release Date: 2010-09-09
Genre: Computers

What's the best approach for developing an application with JavaScript? This book helps you answer that question with numerous JavaScript coding patterns and best practices. If you're an experienced developer looking to solve problems related to objects, functions, inheritance, and other language-specific categories, the abstractions and code templates in this guide are ideal—whether you're using JavaScript to write a client-side, server-side, or desktop application. Written by JavaScript expert Stoyan Stefanov—Senior Yahoo! Technical and architect of YSlow 2.0, the web page performance optimization tool—JavaScript Patterns includes practical advice for implementing each pattern discussed, along with several hands-on examples. You'll also learn about anti-patterns: common programming approaches that cause more problems than they solve. Explore useful habits for writing high-quality JavaScript code, such as avoiding globals, using single var declarations, and more Learn why literal notation patterns are simpler alternatives to constructor functions Discover different ways to define a function in JavaScript Create objects that go beyond the basic patterns of using object literals and constructor functions Learn the options available for code reuse and inheritance in JavaScript Study sample JavaScript approaches to common design patterns such as Singleton, Factory, Decorator, and more Examine patterns that apply specifically to the client-side browser environment

jQuery Design Patterns

Author: Thodoris Greasidis
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781785885129
Release Date: 2016-02-26
Genre: Computers

Learn the best practices on writing efficient jQuery applications to maximize performance in large-scale deployments About This Book Learn about the observer pattern and the deferred observer pattern, two of the most popular design patterns that handle custom events Advance your jQuery skills by learning about patterns such as divide and conquer, facade, and builder and factory to handle complex results This step-by-step guide to applying micro-patterns and optimizing jQuery applications will help you get the best performance in a production environment Who This Book Is For This book is for existing jQuery Developers or new developers who want to get an understanding of the “correct way” to build jQuery applications, using best practices and industry standard patterns. What You Will Learn Respond to user actions Achieve greater flexibility and code decoupling Have a central point for emitting and receiving application level events Structure the application into small independent modules Abstract complex APIs Isolate the procedure of generating complex parts of the application Efficiently orchestrate asynchronous procedures using jQuery Deferred and Promises Utilize the most widely-used client-side templating libraries for more complex use cases In Detail jQuery is a feature-rich JavaScript library that makes HTML document traversal and manipulation, event handling, animation, and Ajax much simpler with an easy-to-use API that works across a variety of browsers. With a combination of versatility and extensibility, jQuery has changed the way that millions of people write JavaScript. jQuery solves the problems of DOM manipulation, event detection, AJAX calls, element selection and document queries, element attribute and data management, as well as object management utilities. This book addresses these problems and shows you how to make the best of jQuery through the various design patterns available. The book starts off with a refresher to jQuery and will then take you through the different design patterns such as facade, observer, publisher/subscriber, and so on. We will also go into client-side templating techniques and libraries, as well as some plugin development patterns. Finally, we will look into some best practices that you can use to make the best of jQuery. Style and approach The example-oriented guide covers the best and most widely used patterns to help you improve your development with jQuery.

Mastering JavaScript Design Patterns

Author: Simon Timms
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781785880353
Release Date: 2016-06-29
Genre: Computers

Write reliable code to create powerful applications by mastering advanced JavaScript design patterns About This Book Learn how to use tried and true software design methodologies to enhance your JavaScript code Discover robust JavaScript implementations of classic and advanced design patterns Packed with easy-to-follow examples that can be used to create reusable code and extensible designs Who This Book Is For This book is ideal for JavaScript developers who want to gain expertise in object-oriented programming with JavaScript and the new capabilities of ES-2015 to improve their web development skills and build professional-quality web applications. What You Will Learn Harness the power of patterns for tasks ranging from application building to code testing Rethink and revitalize your code with the use of functional patterns Improve the way you organize your code Build large-scale apps seamlessly with the help of reactive patterns Identify the best use cases for microservices Get to grips with creational, behavioral, and structural design patterns Explore advanced design patterns including dependency injection In Detail With the recent release of ES-2015, there are several new object-oriented features and functions introduced in JavaScript. These new features enhance the capabilities of JavaScript to utilize design patterns and software design methodologies to write powerful code. Through this book, you will explore how design patterns can help you improve and organize your JavaScript code. You'll get to grips with creational, structural and behavioral patterns as you discover how to put them to work in different scenarios. Then, you'll get a deeper look at patterns used in functional programming, as well as model view patterns and patterns to build web applications. This updated edition will also delve into reactive design patterns and microservices as they are a growing phenomenon in the world of web development. You will also find patterns to improve the testability of your code using mock objects, mocking frameworks, and monkey patching. We'll also show you some advanced patterns including dependency injection and live post processing. By the end of the book, you'll be saved of a lot of trial and error and developmental headaches, and you will be on the road to becoming a JavaScript expert. Style and approach Packed with several real-world use cases, this book shows you through step-by-step instructions how to implement the advanced object-oriented programming features to build sophisticated web applications that promote scalability and reusability.

JavaScript Web Applications

Author: Alex MacCaw
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449315283
Release Date: 2011-08-11
Genre: Computers

Building rich JavaScript applications that bring a desktop experience to the Web requires moving state from the server to the client side—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

Learning JavaScript

Author: Shelley Powers
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9780596554378
Release Date: 2008-12-16
Genre: Computers

If you're new to JavaScript, or an experienced web developer looking to improve your skills, Learning JavaScript provides you with complete, no-nonsense coverage of this quirky yet essential language for web development. You'll learn everything from primitive data types to complex features, including JavaScript elements involved with Ajax and dynamic page effects. By the end of the book, you'll be able to work with even the most sophisticated libraries and web applications. Complete with best practices and examples of JavaScript use, this new edition shows you how to integrate the language with the browser environment, and how to practice proper coding techniques for standards-compliant websites. This book will help you: Learn the JavaScript application structure, including basic statements and control structures Identify JavaScript objects—String, Number, Boolean, Function, and more Use browser debugging tools and troubleshooting techniques Understand event handling, form events, and JavaScript applications with forms Develop with the Browser Object Model, the Document Object Model, and custom objects you create Learn about browser cookies and more modern client-side storage techniques Get details for using XML or JSON with Ajax applications Learning JavaScript follows proven learning principles to help you absorb the concepts at an easy pace, so you'll learn how to create powerful and responsive applications in any browser.

Developing Backbone js Applications

Author: Addy Osmani
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449328566
Release Date: 2013-05-10
Genre: Computers

If you want to build your site’s frontend with the single-page application (SPA) model, this hands-on book shows you how to get the job done with Backbone.js. You’ll learn how to create structured JavaScript applications, using Backbone’s own flavor of model-view-controller (MVC) architecture. Start with the basics of MVC, SPA, and Backbone, then get your hands dirty building sample applications—a simple Todo list app, a RESTful book library app, and a modular app with Backbone and RequireJS. Author Addy Osmani, an engineer for Google’s Chrome team, also demonstrates advanced uses of the framework. Learn how Backbone.js brings MVC benefits to the client-side Write code that can be easily read, structured, and extended Work with the Backbone.Marionette and Thorax extension frameworks Solve common problems you’ll encounter when using Backbone.js Organize your code into modules with AMD and RequireJS Paginate data for your Collections with the Backbone.Paginator plugin Bootstrap a new Backbone.js application with boilerplate code Use Backbone with jQuery Mobile and resolve routing problems between the two Unit-test your Backbone apps with Jasmine, QUnit, and SinonJS

jQuery Cookbook

Author: Cody Lindley
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449383015
Release Date: 2009-11-09
Genre: Computers

jQuery simplifies building rich, interactive web frontends. Getting started with this JavaScript library is easy, but it can take years to fully realize its breadth and depth; this cookbook shortens the learning curve considerably. With these recipes, you'll learn patterns and practices from 19 leading developers who use jQuery for everything from integrating simple components into websites and applications to developing complex, high-performance user interfaces. Ideal for newcomers and JavaScript veterans alike, jQuery Cookbook starts with the basics and then moves to practical use cases with tested solutions to common web development hurdles. You also get recipes on advanced topics, such as methods for applying jQuery to large projects. Solve problems involving events, effects, dimensions, forms, themes, and user interface elements Learn how to enhance your forms, and how to position and reposition elements on a page Make the most of jQuery's event management system, including custom events and custom event data Create UI elements-such as tabs, accordions, and modals-from scratch Optimize your code to eliminate bottlenecks and ensure peak performance Learn how to test your jQuery applications The book's contributors include: Cody Lindley James Padolsey Ralph Whitbeck Jonathan Sharp Michael Geary and Scott González Rebecca Murphey Remy Sharp Ariel Flesler Brian Cherne Jörn Zaefferer Mike Hostetler Nathan Smith Richard D. Worth Maggie Wachs, Scott Jehl, Todd Parker, and Patty Toland Rob Burns

Learning JavaScript

Author: Tim Wright
Publisher: Addison-Wesley
ISBN: 9780133016277
Release Date: 2012-07-31
Genre: Computers

Get Started Fast with Modern JavaScript Web Development! With the arrival of HTML5, jQuery, and Ajax, JavaScript web development skills are more valuable than ever! This complete, hands-on JavaScript tutorial covers everything you need to know now. Using line-by-line code walkthroughs and end-of-chapter exercises, top web developer and speaker Tim Wright will help you get results fast, even if you’ve never written a line of JavaScript before. Smart, friendly, enthusiastic, and packed with modern examples, Learning JavaScript covers both design-level and development-level JavaScript. You’ll find expert knowledge and best practices for everything from jQuery and interface design to code organization and front-end templating. Wright’s focused coverage includes regular break points and clear reviews that make modern JavaScript easier to learn—and easier to use! Learning JavaScript is your fastest route to success with JavaScript—whether you’re entirely new to the language or you need to sharpen and upgrade skills you first learned a decade ago! Coverage includes • Mastering all of the JavaScript concepts and terminology you need to write new programs or efficiently modify existing code • Creating robust, secure code for both the design and development levels • Maximizing usability, reusability, accessibility, clarity, security, and performance • Taking full advantage of the browser environments your code will run in • Accessing the DOM to create behaviors and data interactions • Storing data for easy and efficient access • Using variables, functions, loops, and other core language features • Interacting with users through events • Communicating with servers through Ajax • Improving your productivity with JavaScript libraries

You Don t Know JS this Object Prototypes

Author: Kyle Simpson
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781491904145
Release Date: 2014-07-11
Genre: Computers

No matter how much experience you have with JavaScript, odds are you don’t fully understand the language. This concise, in-depth guide takes you inside JavaScript’s this structure and object prototypes. You’ll learn how they work and why they’re integral to behavior delegation—a design pattern in which objects are linked, rather than cloned. Like other books in the “You Don’t Know JS” series, this and Object Prototypes dives into trickier parts of the language that many JavaScript programmers simply avoid. Armed with this knowledge, you can become a true JavaScript master. With this book you will: Explore how the this binding points to objects based on how the function is called Look into the nature of JS objects and why you’d need to point to them Learn how developers use the mixin pattern to fake classes in JS Examine how JS’s prototype mechanism forms links between objects Learn how to move from class/inheritance design to behavior delegation Understand how the OLOO (objects-linked-to-other-objects) coding style naturally implements behavior delegation

Data Structures and Algorithms with JavaScript

Author: Michael McMillan
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449373955
Release Date: 2014-03-10
Genre: Computers

As an experienced JavaScript developer moving to server-side programming, you need to implement classic data structures and algorithms associated with conventional object-oriented languages like C# and Java. This practical guide shows you how to work hands-on with a variety of storage mechanisms—including linked lists, stacks, queues, and graphs—within the constraints of the JavaScript environment. Determine which data structures and algorithms are most appropriate for the problems you’re trying to solve, and understand the tradeoffs when using them in a JavaScript program. An overview of the JavaScript features used throughout the book is also included. This book covers: Arrays and lists: the most common data structures Stacks and queues: more complex list-like data structures Linked lists: how they overcome the shortcomings of arrays Dictionaries: storing data as key-value pairs Hashing: good for quick insertion and retrieval Sets: useful for storing unique elements that appear only once Binary Trees: storing data in a hierarchical manner Graphs and graph algorithms: ideal for modeling networks Algorithms: including those that help you sort or search data Advanced algorithms: dynamic programming and greedy algorithms

JavaScript Frameworks for Modern Web Dev

Author: Tim Ambler
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781484206621
Release Date: 2015-10-13
Genre: Computers

JavaScript Frameworks for Modern Web Dev is your guide to the wild, vast, and untamed frontier that is JavaScript development. The JavaScript tooling landscape has grown and matured drastically in the past several years. This book will serve as an introduction to both new and well established libraries, frameworks, and utilities that have gained popular traction and support from seasoned developers. It covers tools applicable to the entire development stack, both client- and server-side. While no single book can possibly cover every JavaScript library of value, JavaScript Frameworks for Modern Web Dev focuses on incredibly u seful libraries and frameworks that production software uses. You will be treated to detailed analyses and sample code for tools that manage dependencies, structure code in a modular fashion, automate repetitive build tasks, create specialized servers, structure client side applications, facilitate horizontal scaling, and interacting with disparate data stores. The libraries and frameworks covered include Bower, Grunt, Yeoman, PM2, RequireJS, Browserify, Knockout, AngularJS, Kraken, Mach, Mongoose, Knex, Bookshelf, Faye, Q, Async.js, Underscore, and Lodash. Written from first-hand experience, you will benefit from the glorious victories and innumerable failures of two experienced professionals, gain quick insight into hurdles that aren't always explicitly mentioned in API documentation or Readmes, and quickly learn how to use JavaScript frameworks and libraries like a Pro. Enrich your development skills with JavaScript Frameworks for Modern Web Dev today.

You Don t Know JS Scope Closures

Author: Kyle Simpson
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449335564
Release Date: 2014-03-10
Genre: Computers

No matter how much experience you have with JavaScript, odds are you don’t fully understand the language. This concise yet in-depth guide takes you inside scope and closures, two core concepts you need to know to become a more efficient and effective JavaScript programmer. You’ll learn how and why they work, and how an understanding of closures can be a powerful part of your development skillset. Like other books in the "You Don’t Know JS" series, Scope and Closures dives into trickier parts of the language that many JavaScript programmers simply avoid. Armed with this knowledge, you can achieve true JavaScript mastery. Learn about scope, a set of rules to help JavaScript engines locate variables in your code Go deeper into nested scope, a series of containers for variables and functions Explore function- and block-based scope, “hoisting”, and the patterns and benefits of scope-based hiding Discover how to use closures for synchronous and asynchronous tasks, including the creation of JavaScript libraries

JavaScript for PHP Developers

Author: Stoyan Stefanov
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449370329
Release Date: 2013-04-24
Genre: Computers

If you want to significantly expand your web development skills beyond PHP, this practical, hands-on book teaches you ECMAScript—the core JavaScript language—from the ground up. You’ll discover some similarities between JavaScript and PHP, such as conditions and loops, but the primary focus is on JavaScript’s unique object creation, classes, prototypes, and inheritance. JavaScript knowledge is essential for working with today’s Web, whether you’re building applications for the client, the server, or for mobile use—and your PHP experience gives you a head start. This book will help you become fluent with JavaScript quickly, and then serve as a handy reference once you start coding. Explore JavaScript syntax, including variables, arrays, loops, and conditions Learn how functions are important in JavaScript—and why they’re actually objects Delve into JavaScript’s object-oriented features, including prototypes, code reuse, and inheritance Examine the built-in API and explore its global functions, properties, and objects Learn about updates in ECMAScript5, the latest version of the standard Use common design patterns to organize your code in large applications