Javascript book recommendation needed

Mehmet Suzen mehmet.suzen at
Fri May 16 12:51:31 BST 2008

Couple of weeks ago, my brother has suggested me this :

looks promising...anyone tried this before?

-M Suzen

On Fri, May 16, 2008 at 10:11 AM, Greg Sheard <greg.sheard at> wrote:
> On Thursday 15 May 2008 22:42:58 Paul Johnson wrote:
>> On Thu, May 15, 2008 at 10:13:18PM +0100, David Cantrell wrote:
>> > My god, my Javascript SUCKS.  I've not done any serious Javascript
>> > programming for ten years and I've forgotten *everything*.  So I need a
>> > book.  Can anyone recommend one, suitable for an experienced programmer
>> > who just doesn't know this particular language, and which talks about
>> > data structures and the language itself (bonus points for covering
>> > closures) and spends only minimal time talking about web shit?
>> I haven't read many Javascript books, but I was quite happy with
>> JavaScript: The Definitive Guide, 5th Edition
>> The first section talks about the core language (including closures),
>> the second is all web stuff and the third is a language reference.
> I have a copy on my desk. It's well worth it (and slightly easier than
> committing the contents of the reference at Mozilla Dev Centre to dead tree).
> Part I: Core JavaScript
> Part II: Client-Side JavaScript
> Part III: Core JavaScript Reference
> Part IV: Client-Side JavaScript Reference
> --
> Greg Sheard <greg.sheard at>
> Opinions my own, yada yada.

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