JavaScript Step by Step

Errata for JavaScript Step by Step




The errata list is a list of errors and their corrections that were found after the product was released. If the error was corrected in a later version or reprint the date of the correction will be displayed in the column titled "Date Corrected".

The following errata were submitted by our customers and approved as valid errors by the author or editor.

Color Key: Serious Technical Mistake Minor Technical Mistake Language or formatting error Typo Question Note Update



Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
Printed
Page 77

Reference to missing sample files On page 77, in the first sentence, there is a reference to two sample files that are not included with the sample code. Change: "Here’s an example (also available in the source code on the companion CD called garbagecollection1.txt and garbagecollection2.txt):" To: "Here’s an example:"

Microsoft Press  May 06, 2010 
Printed
Page 78

Reference to missing sample file On page 78, the second paragraph of the Number Conversion section contains a reference to a sample file that is not included on the Companion CD. Change: "To explicitly convert a number to a string, call the String() function or use the toString() method, as in these two examples, which can also be found in the file on the companion CD called numberconversion.txt:" To: "To explicitly convert a number to a string, call the String() function or use the toString() method, as in these two examples:"

Microsoft Press  Jul 13, 2010 
Printed
Page 149

"splice" should be "slice" On page 149, the second line of the first code sample under the "Using slice to return parts of an array" heading is incorrect. Change: var cutStars = star.splice(2,3);To: var cutStars = star.slice(2,3); Microsoft Press is committed to providing informative and accurate books. All comments and corrections listed above are ready for inclusion in future printings of this book. If you have a later printing of this book, it may already contain most or all of the above corrections.

Microsoft Press  May 06, 2010