Getting Started with Grunt: The JavaScript Task Runner

By Jaime Pillora

A handson method of gaining knowledge of the basics of Grunt

About This Book

  • Gain perception at the middle techniques of Grunt, Node.js and npm to start with Grunt.
  • Learn find out how to set up, configure, run, and customise Grunt
  • Example-driven and jam-packed with the way to assist you create customized Grunt tasks

Who This booklet Is For

This booklet is for JavaScript builders who are looking to become familiar with GruntJS and use it to construct and attempt their JavaScript purposes. the single requirement for this booklet is a easy realizing of gadgets and features in JavaScript.

What you'll Learn

  • Learn approximately Grunt and its advantages
  • Understand Node.js and the way it pertains to Grunt
  • Take an in-depth examine npm, Node.js modules, and the operating of Grunt plugins
  • Get conversant in fitting Grunt and establishing your first Grunt construct environment
  • Gain perception at the tools of configuring Grunt and while each one technique might be used
  • Effectively execute Grunt by using job arguments, activity aliasing, multi-task ambitions, and more
  • Construct your individual Grunt projects, multi-tasks, and asynchronous tasks

In Detail

In fresh occasions, sleek internet browsers became the appliance platform of selection. Grunt, besides its wide variety of plugins, presents an easy method of handling the massive variety of construct initiatives required to take care of a cosmopolitan internet application.

Getting all started with Grunt: The JavaScript job Runner offers you all of the details you want to develop into an efficient Grunt power-user. you are going to speedy the right way to set up, configure, and run Grunt. you are going to cross directly to know how to exploit third-party Grunt after which create your individual Grunt initiatives that cater on your specific needs.

This ebook first demonstrates quite a few Grunt use circumstances earlier than working during the steps of putting in, configuring, working, and customizing Grunt. you are going to how one can set up Node.js, the Node.js package deal supervisor (npm), and Grunt. Then, you are going to know the way to establish and configure a customized Grunt setting. subsequent, you'll examine a few of the tools of working and customizing Grunt to make use of its flexibility. ultimately, to emphasize what has been learnt, you will see that a whole instance construct of an online application.

Getting began with Grunt: The JavaScript job Runner will assist you to create your personal Grunt environments from scratch and completely make the most of Grunt's huge characteristic set to successfully remedy your customized requirements.

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Learn HTML5 and JavaScript for iOS: Web Standards-based Apps for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

By Scott Preston

You've an exceptional inspiration for an easy cellular internet app. Or, you may have an exceptional inspiration for a sophisticated cellular net app. both method, Learn HTML5 and JavaScript for iOS can help you construct, fine-tune, and submit your app for iPhone, iPad, or iPod contact. Scott Preston will stroll you thru development a cellular net app from scratch utilizing real-world examples. you will know about layout issues, cellular internet frameworks, and HTML5 beneficial properties like animation and snap shots utilizing Canvas. you are going to additionally easy methods to customise your app for quite a few systems, and you may discover checking out and function suggestions on your app.

  • Get an outline of HTML5, JavaScript, and cellular internet frameworks
  • Discover assistance for iOS usability in addition to functionality
  • Dig into positive aspects like photographs, animation, or even geolocation

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Full Stack JavaScript: Learn Backbone.js, Node.js and MongoDB

By Azat Mardan

This is a hands-on publication which introduces you to agile JavaScript net and cellular software program improvement utilizing the newest state-of-the-art front-end and back-end applied sciences including: Node.js, MongoDB, Backbone.js, Parse.com, Heroku and Windows Azure.
Practical examples comprise construction a number of types of the Chat app:
•jQuery + Parse.com JS relaxation API
•Backbone and Parse.com JS SDK
•Backbone and Node.js
•Backbone and Node.js + MongoDB
The Chat software has all of the starting place of a standard web/mobile program: fetching facts, showing it, filing new data.
Other examples within the e-book are as follows:
•jQuery + Twitter RESP API “Tweet Analyzer”
•Parse.com “Save John”
•MongoDB “Print Collections”
•Backbone.js “Apple Database”

•Monk + Express.js “REST API Server”

This e-book will prevent many hours by means of delivering a hand-picked and validated choice of fast commence courses. RPJS has functional examples that let to spend much less time studying and extra time development your individual purposes. Prototype quickly and send code that matters!
What you'll Learn:
  • You should still anticipate a easy figuring out from a suite of quickly begin publications, tutorials and proposals for the devel0pment apps mentioned during this book. 
  • In addition to coding examples, the e-book covers nearly all setup and deployment step-by-step. 
  • You’ll study from the examples of Chat web/mobile purposes beginning with front-end elements and by the tip we’ll placed front-end and back-end jointly and set up to the construction environment. 
Who This booklet is For:
The common programmer who desires to examine extra approximately potent JavaScript coding.

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JavaScript Pocket Reference (Pocket Reference (O'Reilly))

By David Flanagan

JavaScript is the ever-present programming language of the net, and for greater than 15 years, JavaScript: The Definitive Guide has been the bible of JavaScript programmers world wide. perfect for JavaScript builders at any point, this booklet is an all-new excerpt of The Definitive Guide, accumulating the fundamental elements of that hefty quantity into this slender but dense pocket reference.

The first nine chapters rfile the newest model (ECMAScript five) of the middle JavaScript language, covering:

  • Types, values, and variables
  • Operators, expressions, and statements
  • Objects and arrays
  • Functions and classes

The subsequent five chapters record the elemental APIs for utilizing JavaScript with HTML5 and clarify how to:

  • Interact with net browser windows
  • Script HTML records and record elements
  • Modify and observe CSS types and classes
  • Respond to consumer enter events
  • Communicate with net servers
  • Store information in the neighborhood at the user's computer

This publication is an ideal spouse to jQuery Pocket Reference.

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HTML5 and JavaScript Web Apps

By Wesley Hales

This hands-on ebook seems earlier the hype and buzzwords surrounding HTML5 and offers you a conservative and functional method of utilizing HTML5, JavaScript MVC frameworks, and the most recent W3C necessities. You’ll quick grasp find out how to construct cellular and machine internet apps which are generally supported throughout all significant internet browsers and devices.

Even although net garage, internet employees, Geolocation, machine Orientation, and WebSockets were coated time and again some time past, it's always from a truly excessive or uncomplicated point. This ebook is going into the trenches to study genuine use situations for every of those APIs and provides real-world examples on find out how to use every one. if you are accustomed to JavaScript, CSS and HTML fundamentals and are able to begin piecing jointly the structure of HTML5, then this e-book is for you.

  • Assemble a coherent architectural entire from HTML5’s advanced choice of parts
  • Gain a transparent knowing of client-side structure and the "mobile first" approach
  • Design, create, and song crowd pleasing and strong cellular internet apps
  • Explore how the head 5 JavaScript MVC frameworks engage with the server
  • Learn top practices for establishing a uncooked WebSocket server
  • Examine how websites comparable to Google, Twitter, and Amazon shop facts at the client
  • Use real-world tools for employing geolocation, and study the pitfalls of assorted implementations
  • Process photographs and different information within the historical past with net Workers

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Building Scalable Apps with Redis and Node.js

By Joshua Johanan

Develop custom-made, scalable internet apps during the integration of robust Node.js frameworks

About This Book

  • Design an easy software and switch it into the following Instagram
  • Integrate utilities equivalent to Redis, Socket.io, and determination to create Node.js internet applications
  • Learn to strengthen an entire net software correct from the frontend to the backend in a streamlined manner

Who This e-book Is For

If the word scalability sounds alien to you, then this can be an amazing e-book for you. you won't desire a lot Node.js event as each one framework is verified in a fashion that calls for no past wisdom of the framework. you can be construction scalable Node.js functions very quickly! wisdom of JavaScript is required.

What you are going to Learn

  • Build and enforce your customized middleware for Express
  • Integrate Socket.IO with exhibit and use a similar authentication
  • Create a safe neighborhood shop for passwords
  • Use message queues to collapse your program into doable pieces
  • Leverage the facility of Redis to create a shared kingdom throughout many various servers
  • Implement spine, Socket.IO, and React jointly for a quick, dynamic, and real-time frontend
  • Automate your construct technique with using the Grunt.js activity runner
  • Build deployment scripts to get servers operating your program within the cloud

In Detail

Node.js is a JavaScript runtime-based, scalable platform used to boost internet functions and community courses at the server aspect. It permits internet designers to entry the backend in their tasks whereas additionally permitting builders, who're prepared to profit JavaScript, an opportunity to layout. there are lots of frameworks that experience popped up in recent times, yet what makes Node.js certain is that it opens up an entire new frontier for net improvement and takes a hybrid approach.

This e-book can help you become familiar with Node.js and enforce the data to construct effective net functions. you begin with constructing a backend net program by way of a frontend interface, and in a while set up it to the cloud platform. This ebook takes a holistic method of server-side programming utilizing Node.js together with varied frameworks and tools.

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Mastering Web Application Development with Express

By Alexandru Vladutu

A finished and certain evaluation utilizing sensible projects for changing into good versed in constructing net functions with Express.

This publication is for Node.js builders that are looking to take their show talents to the subsequent point and strengthen excessive appearing, trustworthy net functions utilizing most sensible practices.

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Learning Web Design: A Beginner's Guide to HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Web Graphics

By Jennifer Niederst Robbins

Do you need to construct websites, yet don't have any past event? This pleasant consultant is the ideal position to begin. You’ll start at sq. one, studying how the internet and web content paintings, after which progressively construct from there. by way of the tip of the e-book, you’ll have the talents to create an easy web site with multi-column pages that adapt for cellular devices.

Learn how you can use the most recent innovations, top practices, and present net standards—including HTML5 and CSS3. each one bankruptcy offers workouts that can assist you to benefit numerous strategies, and brief quizzes to ensure you comprehend key concepts.

This completely revised variation is perfect for college students and execs of all backgrounds and ability degrees, even if you’re a newbie or brushing up on current skills.

  • Build HTML pages with textual content, hyperlinks, photographs, tables, and forms
  • Use variety sheets (CSS) for shades, backgrounds, formatting textual content, web page structure, or even easy animation effects
  • Learn concerning the new HTML5 parts, APIs, and CSS3 houses which are altering what you are able to do with internet pages
  • Make your pages exhibit good on cellular units by way of making a responsive net design
  • Learn how JavaScript works—and why the language is so very important in net design
  • Create and optimize internet portraits so they’ll obtain as fast as possible

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Guide to HTML, JavaScript and PHP: For Scientists and Engineers

By David R. Brooks

This e-book permits readers to quick improve a operating wisdom of HTML, JavaScript and personal home page. The textual content emphasizes a hands-on method of studying and makes broad use of examples. a close technological know-how, engineering, or arithmetic historical past isn't required to appreciate the fabric, making the booklet preferably appropriate for self-study or an introductory direction in programming. good points: describes the construction and use of HTML files; provides primary innovations of client-side and server-side programming languages; examines JavaScript and Hypertext Preprocessor implementation of arrays, integrated and user-defined tools and services, math functions, and enter processing with HTML varieties; extends programming basics to incorporate interpreting and writing server-based records, command-line interfaces, and an advent to GD pix; appendices contain a short advent to utilizing a “pseudocode” method of organizing suggestions to computing difficulties; encompasses a thesaurus and an intensive set of programming workouts.

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Data Structures and Algorithms with JavaScript

By Michael McMillan

As an skilled JavaScript developer relocating to server-side programming, you must enforce vintage facts buildings and algorithms linked to traditional object-oriented languages like C# and Java. This useful advisor exhibits you ways to paintings hands-on with quite a few garage mechanisms—including associated lists, stacks, queues, and graphs—within the limitations of the JavaScript environment.

Determine which information buildings and algorithms are well suited for the issues you’re attempting to resolve, and comprehend the tradeoffs while utilizing them in a JavaScript application. an summary of the JavaScript good points used through the publication is additionally included.

This ebook covers:

  • Arrays and lists: the most typical info structures
  • Stacks and queues: extra advanced list-like information structures
  • Linked lists: how they conquer the shortcomings of arrays
  • Dictionaries: storing information as key-value pairs
  • Hashing: stable for fast insertion and retrieval
  • Sets: helpful for storing specified parts that seem in simple terms once
  • Binary Trees: storing information in a hierarchical manner
  • Graphs and graph algorithms: perfect for modeling networks
  • Algorithms: together with those who assist you type or seek data
  • Advanced algorithms: dynamic programming and grasping algorithms

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