Gain a deeper understanding of JavaScript and apply it to build small applications in backend, frontend, and mobile frameworks.Key FeaturesExplore the new ES6 syntax, the event loop, and asynchronous programmingLearn the test-driven development approach when building appsMaster advanced JavaScript concepts to enhance your web developments skillBook DescriptionIf you are looking for a programming language to develop flexible and efficient applications, JavaScript is an obvious choice. Advanced JavaScript is a hands-on guide that takes you through JavaScript and its many features, one step at a time. You'll begin by learning how to use the new JavaScript syntax in ES6, and then work through the many other features that modern JavaScript has to offer. As you progress through the chapters, you'll use asynchronous programming with callbacks and promises, handle browser events, and perform Document Object Model (DOM) manipulation. You'll also explore various methods of testing JavaScript projects. In the concluding chapters, you'll discover functional programming and learn to use it to build your apps. With this book as your guide, you'll also be able to develop APIs using Node.js and Express, create front-ends using React/Redux, and build mobile apps using React/Expo.By the end of Advanced JavaScript, you will have explored the features and benefits of JavaScript to build small applications.What you will learnExamine major features in ES6 and implement those features to build applicationsCreate promise and callback handlers to work with asynchronous processesDevelop asynchronous flows using Promise chaining and async/await syntaxManipulate the DOM with JavaScriptHandle JavaScript browser eventsExplore Test Driven Development and build code tests with JavaScript code testing frameworks.List the benefits and drawbacks of functional programming compared to other stylesConstruct applications with the Node.js backend framework and the React frontend frameworkWho this book is forThis book is designed to target anyone who wants to write JavaScript in a professional environment. We expect the audience to have used JavaScript in some capacity and be familiar with the basic syntax. This book would be good for a tech enthusiast wondering when to use generators or how to use Promises and Callbacks effectively, or a novice developer who wants to deepen their knowledge on JavaScript and understand TDD.
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Advanced JavaScript is a hands-on book that takes you through JavaScript and its many features, one step at a time. You'll begin by learning how to write JavaScript in a professional environment using the new JavaScript syntax in ES6. You'll discover how you can leverage the asynchronous nature of JavaScript using callbacks and promises, and ...
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Table of ContentsIntroducing ECMAScript 6Asynchronous JavaScriptDOM Manipulation and Event HandlingTesting JavaScriptFunctional ProgrammingThe JavaScript Ecosystem


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Zachary Shute studied computer and systems engineering at RPI. He is now the lead full-stack engineer at a machine learning start-up in San Francisco, CA. For his company, Simple Emotion, he manages and deploys Node.js servers, a MongoDB database, and JavaScript and HTML websites.