Javascript book recommendation needed

Robert McHardy robert_list at
Mon May 19 10:11:28 BST 2008

On 16 May 2008, at 08:05, at 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?

A bit late getting to this, but the just-published Douglas Crockford  
book 'JavaScript: The Good Parts' seems pretty good.  Covers all the  
bases you mention.

Cheers, Rob.

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