Oh My JS
Oh My JS

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Oh My JS

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Completed on 2014-01-18

About the Book

Oh My JavaScript

JavaScript is great! It's in the browser and on the server. We love it! But sometime we, JavaScript developers, find topics such as scoping, object instantiating, "this" context, etc. confusing and poorly documents. Oh My JavaScript is a collection of best articles on JavaScript/Node.js which will save your many hours of frustrations and internet searches!

Oh My JavaScript: The Best Article is a compilation of publicly available resources conveniently edited and packaged in an ebook format (PDF, ePub, mobi). Attributions are carefully preserved.

Fundamentas

JavaScript syntax and patterns.

Style and Organization

Best practices and conventions.

Tools

Best tools for front and back-end development.

Testing

Test-Driven Development.

Performance

Performance tests and server-side memory testing.

Node.js

Peculiarities of server-side JavaScript development.

About the Editor

Azat Mardan
Azat Mardan

Update: you can check out my books and buy them at http://webapplog.com/books.

Azat Mardan has over 12 years of experience in web, mobile and software development. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Informatics and a Master of Science in Information Systems Technology degree, Azat possesses deep academic knowledge as well as extensive practical experience.

Recently, he has worked as an engineer at the curated social media news aggregator website, Storify.com (acquired by LiveFyre). Before that, Azat worked as a CTO/co-founder at Gizmo — an enterprise cloud platform for mobile marketing campaigns, and has undertaken the prestigious 500 Startups business accelerator program. Previously, he was developing mission-critical applications for government agencies in Washington, DC: National Institutes of Health, National Center for Biotechnology Information,Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and Lockheed Martin. Azat is a frequent attendee at Bay Area tech meet-ups and hackathons (AngelHack hackathon ’12 finalist with team FashionMetric.com).

In addition, Azat teaches technical classes at General Assembly and Hack Reactor, pariSOMA and Marakana (acquired by Twitter) to much acclaim.

In his spare time, Azat writes about technology on his blog: webAppLog.com which is number one in “express.js tutorial” Google search results. Azat is also the author of Express.js Guide, Rapid Prototyping with JS and Oh My JS!

Table of Contents

  • JavaScript Fundamentals
    • The World’s Most Misunderstood Programming Language
    • Understanding JavaScript Function Invocation and “this”
    • Code Conventions for the JavaScript Programming Language
    • Semicolons in JavaScript are optional
  • Patterns and Code Organization
    • Common JavaScript “Gotchas”
    • Asynchronous JS: Callbacks, Listeners, Control Flow Libs and Promises
    • The Design of Code: Organizing JavaScript
    • Why AMD?
    • JavaScript Dependency Injection
  • Tools
    • 10 Must Have JavaScript Tools For Developers
    • Useful Node.js Tools, Tutorials And Resources
    • Control the Complexity of Your JavaScript Functions with JSHint
  • Testing
    • Leaner, Meaner, Faster Animations with requestAnimationFrame
  • Node.js
    • Understanding event loops and writing great code for Node.js
    • Callback Hell
    • Understanding Express.js
  • About the Author

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