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Learning JavaScript Design Patterns

Author: Addy Osmani

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 254

View: 494

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!
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jQuery Design Patterns

Author: Thodoris Greasidis

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 246

View: 262

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.
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Learning from jQuery

Author: Callum Macrae

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 116

View: 818

If you’re comfortable with jQuery but a bit shaky with JavaScript, this concise guide will help you expand your knowledge of the language—especially the code that jQuery covers up for you. Many jQuery devotees write as little code as possible, but with some JavaScript under your belt, you can prevent errors, reduce overhead, and make your application code more efficient. This book explores event handling, prototypes, and working with the DOM and AJAX through examples and lots of code. You’ll learn common conventions and patterns in JavaScript and—if you’ve never coded with JavaScript before—a tutorial will take you through the basics. Enhance your jQuery code by using object constructors and prototypes Reduce overhead and gain more control by handling events with JavaScript Work with the DOM much faster with JavaScript than you can with jQuery Send a few AJAX requests without having to load the entire jQuery library Understand the importance of JavaScript code standards, comments, code reuse, and anti-patterns Enlist JavaScript resources, such as a good IDE, a syntax checker, and version control
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Backbone.js Patterns and Best Practices

Author: Swarnendu De

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 174

View: 234

This is a step-by-step guide to design patterns, best practices, and solutions to common problems for Backbone.js-based application development. This book is for JavaScript developers who work with Backbone.js and want to learn the best design patterns to develop complex web applications. Basic knowledge of Backbone.js and JavaScript is essential.
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Web Developer's Reference Guide

Author: Joshua Johanan

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 838

View: 993

A one-stop guide to the essentials of web development including popular frameworks such as jQuery, Bootstrap, AngularJS, and Node.js About This Book Understand the essential elements of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, including how and when to use them Walk through three of the best and most popular web development frameworks – jQuery, Bootstrap, and AngularJS References for any function you will need in your day-to-day web development Who This Book Is For This book is perfect for beginners but more advanced web developers will also benefit. Laid out so you can refer to as much or as little as you need to, with this book you can exhaustively explore essential concepts for modern web developers. What You Will Learn Explore detailed explanations of all the major HTML elements and attributes, illustrated with examples Take a deep dive into CSS properties and functions and master their usage Find clear, concise descriptions of JavaScript syntax and expressions Recognize various JavaScript design patterns and learn the basics of JavaScript object-orientated programming Implement the latest ECMAScript 6 for client-side scripting in your web applications Discover new ways to develop your website's front end quickly and easily using Bootstrap Write JavaScript extensibly using jQuery-JavaScript's feature-rich library Delve into the key Node.js modules used in JavaScript server-side programming Access AngularJS 's important modules, controllers, directives, and services quickly In Detail This comprehensive reference guide takes you through each topic in web development and highlights the most popular and important elements of each area. Starting with HTML, you will learn key elements and attributes and how they relate to each other. Next, you will explore CSS pseudo-classes and pseudo-elements, followed by CSS properties and functions. This will introduce you to many powerful and new selectors. You will then move on to JavaScript. This section will not just introduce functions, but will provide you with an entire reference for the language and paradigms. You will discover more about three of the most popular frameworks today—Bootstrap, which builds on CSS, jQuery which builds on JavaScript, and AngularJS, which also builds on JavaScript. Finally, you will take a walk-through Node.js, which is a server-side framework that allows you to write programs in JavaScript. Style and approach This book is an easy-to-follow, comprehensive reference guide. Each topic, function, or element is listed methodically along with parameters, return values, and descriptions. Examples are also included to help you put the concepts to use quickly in the real world.
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TypeScript: Modern JavaScript Development

Author: Remo H. Jansen

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 841

View: 284

Leverage the features of TypeScript to boost your development skills and create captivating applications About This Book Learn how to develop modular, scalable, maintainable, and adaptable web applications by taking advantage of TypeScript Explore techniques to use TypeScript alongside other leading tools such as Angular 2, React, and Node.js Focusing on design patterns in TypeScript, this step-by-step guide demonstrates all the important design patterns in practice Who This Book Is For This Learning Path is for intermediate-level JavaScript developers who want to use TypeScript to build beautiful web applications and fun projects. No prior knowledge of TypeScript is required, but a basic understanding of jQuery is expected. This Learning Path is also for experienced TypeScript developers who want to take their skills to the next level, and also for web developers who wish to make the most of TypeScript. What You Will Learn Understand the key TypeScript language features and runtime Install and configure the necessary tools in order to start developing an application Create object-oriented code that adheres to the SOLID principles Develop robust applications with testing (Mocha, Chai, and SinonJS) Apply GoF patterns in an application with a testing approach Identify the challenges when developing an application Migrate JavaScript codebases to TypeScript to improve your workflow Utilize System.JS and Webpack to load scripts and their dependencies Develop high performance server-side applications to run within Node.js In Detail TypeScript is an open source and cross-platform typed superset of JavaScript that compiles to plain JavaScript that runs in any browser or any host. TypeScript adds optional static types, classes, and modules to JavaScript, to enable great tooling and better structuring of large JavaScript applications. Through this three-module learning path, you'll learn the ins-and-outs of TypeScript for building more robust software. The first module gets you started with TypeScript and helps you understand the basics of TypeScript and automation tools. Get a detailed description of function, generics, callbacks, and promises, and discover the object-oriented features and memory management functionality of TypeScript. The next module starts by explaining the current challenges when designing and developing an application and how you can solve these challenges by applying the correct design pattern and best practices. You will be introduced to low-level programming concepts to help you write TypeScript code, as well as working with software architecture, best practices, and design aspects. The final module will help you build a complete single page app with Angular 2, create a neat mobile app using NativeScript, and even build a Pac Man game with TypeScript. As if the fun wasn't enough, you'll also find out how to migrate your legacy codebase from JavaScript to TypeScript. By the end of this Learning Path, you will be able to take your skills up a notch and develop full-fledged web applications using the latest features of the TypeScript. This Learning Path combines some of the best that Packt has to offer in one complete, curated package. It includes content from the following Packt products: Learning TypeScript by Remo H. Jansen TypeScript Design Patterns by Vilic Vane TypeScript Blueprints by Ivo Gabe de Wolff Style and approach This is a step-by-step, practical guide covering the fundamentals of TypeScript with practical examples. The end-to-end projects included in this book will give you ready-to-implement solutions for your business scenario, showcasing the depth and robustness of TypeScript.
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JavaScript: Functional Programming for JavaScript Developers

Author: Ved Antani

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 635

View: 414

Unlock the powers of functional programming hidden within JavaScript to build smarter, cleaner, and more reliable web apps About This Book Write powerful code with the high-level functions that JavaScript offers Discover what functional programming is, why it's effective, and how it's used in JavaScript Understand and optimize JavaScript's hidden potential as a true functional language Who This Book Is For If you are a JavaScript developer interested in learning functional programming, looking for the quantum leap toward mastering the JavaScript language, or just want to become a better programmer in general, then this book is ideal for you. This guide is aimed at programmers, involved in developing reactive frontend apps, server-side apps that wrangle with reliability and concurrency, and everything in between. What You Will Learn Get a run through of the basic JavaScript language constructs Code using the powerful object-oriented feature in JavaScript Master DOM manipulation, cross-browser strategies, and ES6 Understand the basic concurrency constructs in Javascript and best performance strategies Harness the power of patterns for tasks ranging from application building to code testing Build large-scale apps seamlessly with the help of reactive patterns Explore advanced design patterns, including dependency injection Develop more powerful applications with currying and function composition Create more reliable code with closures and immutable data In Detail JavaScript is a high-level, dynamic, untyped, lightweight, and interpreted programming language and functional programming is a style that emphasizes and enables smarter code that minimizes complexity and increases modularity. It's a way of writing cleaner code through clever ways of mutating, combining, and using functions. And JavaScript provides an excellent medium for this approach. By learning how to expose JavaScript's true identity as a functional language, we can implement web apps that are more powerful, easier to maintain and more reliable. The java script: Functional Programming for JavaScript Developers course will take you on a journey to show how functional programming when combined with other techniques makes JavaScript programming more efficient. The first module Mastering JavaScript, stress on practical aspects of Javascript development like—Functions and Closures, Runtime debugging techniques, project layout, events and DOM processing, build tools, Object-oriented patterns, isomorphism—everything that a modern Javascript project would need. The second module, Mastering JavaScript Design Patterns - Second Edition, 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. This updated edition will also delve into reactive design patterns and microservices as they are a growing phenomenon in the world of web development. It will also show you some advanced patterns, including dependency injection and live post processing. The third module, Functional Programming in JavaScript, will help you to write real-world applications by utilizing a wide range of functional techniques and styles. It explores the core concepts of functional programming common to all functional languages, with examples of their use in JavaScript. Style and approach This course will begin with providing insights and practical tips on advanced JavaScript features to build highly scalable web and mobile system and move on to some design patterns with JavaScript. Finally, the course ends with presenting the functional programming techniques and styles in JavaScript.
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Meteor Design Patterns

Author: Marcelo Reyna

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 184

View: 201

Accelerate your code writing skills with over twenty programming patterns that will make your code easier to maintain and scale About This Book Optimize your web application for production use Build views and controllers with minimal effort that will evolve with your application Learn how to maintain a MeteorJS project while it is running in production Who This Book Is For This book is for developers who have already had an introductory course with Meteor. Basic knowledge of web development is recommended. What You Will Learn Use of Jade, Stylus, and CoffeeScript to speed up web development Increase productivity by leveraging the best packages in the community Optimize your site for load speed with advanced publishers and subscribers Leverage the aggregation framework to produce results with big data Master the intricacies of front-end development using Jeet, Bootstrap, CSS animations, and more Optimize your site for search engine visibility Secure your site with Meteor's best practices Track the live status of your application, ensuring all errors have been taken care of In Detail With the increasing interest in NodeJS web applications, a new framework, Meteor, has joined the ranks to simplify developer workflows. Meteor is one of the few open source frameworks that has received funding since its early development stages. It builds on ideas from existing frameworks and libraries, offering developers an easy way to develop a prototype app. At the same time, it gives them the tools and flexibility to build a fully fledged production app. Meteor is the weapon of choice for start-ups in today's world. Meteor Design Patterns cuts through the jargon that most websites play with and gets to the point with simple solutions that will boost your development skills. We start off with a refresher on the basics of JavaScript programming such as templates, CoffeeScript, the Event Loop, and the Merge Box, amongst others. You then learn how to map real-world data and optimize the data's publishers to output data with the least amount of work done by the server with some subscribe and publish patterns. Next, using front-end patterns, you will learn how to create maintainable and trackable forms, and make our site crawlable by any search engine. Following this, you will see how to optimize and secure the web application and maintain applications without breaking other features. Finally, you will learn how to deploy a secure production-ready application while learning to set up modulus, compose with Oplog tracking and SSL certificates, as well as error tracking with Kadira. Throughout the book, you will put your skills to practice and build an online shop from scratch. By the end of the book, you will have built a feature-rich online shop. Style and approach The book is a practical handbook on how to build an e-commerce web app using Meteor. Every topic ties into the webapp to easily illustrate the concepts that you are learning about.
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Pro JavaScript Development

Author: Den Odell

Publisher: Apress

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 472

View: 968

Pro JavaScript Development is a practical guide for front-end web developers who are experienced at building web pages with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, and now wish to advance their JavaScript skills to a higher level. You will learn how to build large, well-structured, high quality, mobile-optimized web sites and apps, using the latest supported browser APIs, language features, and tools. This book teaches and shows you in practical hands-on terms how you can: Master the performance, reliability, stability, and code manageability of your JavaScript Understand and write efficient object-oriented and prototypal code, including full understanding of the ‘this’ keyword Boost the performance of your JavaScript code Architect large web applications using common design patterns Write high quality JavaScript code and avoid the pitfalls most likely to cause errors Manage code dependencies with AMD and RequireJS Develop for mobile, build games, and set up a real-time video chat using modern APIs such as Geolocation, Canvas and WebRTC Document your code as the professionals do Write command-line and web server applications in JavaScript with Node.js, Use build tools, such as Grunt and Gulp, to automate repetitive tasks and improve your development workflow Using real-world examples and applications that you'll build yourself, Pro JavaScript Development has unique, practical content that will make you a better JavaScript developer. Become a master of the latest JavaScript coding techniques and tools, and harness its best capabilities today.
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Programming JavaScript Applications

Author: Eric Elliott

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 254

View: 252

Take advantage of JavaScript’s power to build robust web-scale or enterprise applications that are easy to extend and maintain. By applying the design patterns outlined in this practical book, experienced JavaScript developers will learn how to write flexible and resilient code that’s easier—yes, easier—to work with as your code base grows. JavaScript may be the most essential web programming language, but in the real world, JavaScript applications often break when you make changes. With this book, author Eric Elliott shows you how to add client- and server-side features to a large JavaScript application without negatively affecting the rest of your code. Examine the anatomy of a large-scale JavaScript application Build modern web apps with the capabilities of desktop applications Learn best practices for code organization, modularity, and reuse Separate your application into different layers of responsibility Build efficient, self-describing hypermedia APIs with Node.js Test, integrate, and deploy software updates in rapid cycles Control resource access with user authentication and authorization Expand your application’s reach through internationalization