JavaScript Web Applications

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 applicationGet an introduction to templating and data bindingLearn about loading remote data, Ajax, and cross-domain requestsCreate realtime applications with WebSockets and Node.jsAccept dropped files and upload data with progress indicatorsUse major frameworks and libraries, including jQuery, Spine, and BackboneWrite tests and use the console to debug your applicationsGet deployment best practices, such as caching and minification

Author: Alex MacCaw

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