Learn JavaScript In a Weekend, 2nd Edition is the ultimate guide to integrating JavaScript into Web pages. With step-by-step instructions, readers will learn how to effectively use JavaScript, the most popular scripting language used for Web development today. Setting itself apart from competitors, this is the only beginner-level book to cover both JavaScript and Jscript. The author includes an introduction to computer and network automation using JScript. To enforce the material covered throughout the book, there are a number of new scripts introduced and available for download on the book's companion Web site.


  • Covers the most current versions of JavaScript (Version 1.5) and JScript (Version 5.6). Much of the competition still focuses on previous versions of these languages.

  • Incorporates the latest versions of Netscape and Internet Explorer while much of the competition still focuses on previous versions of these browsers.

  • The author differentiates the book from its competition by also covering JScript and its role as a WSH scripting language. JavaScript will entail about 70% of the book, while about 30% will be dedicated to JScript.

  • A JavaScript programming primer for beginning programmers and Web page developers will also be included.

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