The Joy of JavaScript
Luis Atencio
  • February 2021
  • ISBN 9781617295867
  • 360 pages
  • printed in black & white
ePub + Kindle available Mar 8, 2021

Goes beyond purely functional programming concepts and covers every topic a developer needs to know while reading or writing JavaScript.

Gleb Bahmutov,
Whether building interactive browser-based applications or creating server-side applications in Node, JavaScript is the most widely used language for web programming. With new features, language improvements, paradigms, and potential use cases appearing regularly, there’s never been a more exciting time to be a JavaScript developer. In The Joy of JavaScript, author and JavaScript expert Luis Atencio teaches you key design concepts that lead to clean, lean, modular, and easy-to-maintain code.
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About the Technology

JavaScript is at the heart of web applications on the browser side and, via the popular Node.js runtime, it often powers the server side too. Simply put, the web runs on JavaScript.

About the book

The Joy of JavaScript introduces techniques that turn JavaScript programmers into JavaScript pros. You’ll work with cutting edge APIs, language features, and coding styles to tackle tricky problems in an elegant manner. Along the way, you’ll practice good object design, drive business logic with functional thinking, and untangle complex data flows.

What's inside

  • JavaScript’s objects and module system
  • Working with higher order functions
  • Identifying and creating composable software
  • Preparing for upcoming JavaScript features

About the reader

Written for experienced and passionate JavaScript developers.

About the author

Luis Atencio is a software engineer for Citrix Systems, author of Manning’s Functional Programming in JavaScript, and co-author of Manning’s RxJS in Action.

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