On Jun 28 Jon Guenther wrote:
This is the third edition of JavaScript Step by Step, but readers needs not worry about whether it's Microsoft-centric. It's not and the author is very quick to point that out. The text covers everything from the history of JavaScript to using it as a UI design tool, and finally peaks with an inspection of JavaScript libraries—in particular jQuery (for both full sites and mobile), as well as the paradigm of JavaScript in Windows 8. Full Review  >

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On Feb 20 Chetankumar Akarte wrote: Good to start learning JavaScript
JavaScript is the backbone of any web application development, whether you're adding interactivity web form validating script to a web page or creating an entire JavaScript Ajax based application; JavaScript plays a vital role. Learning JavaScript is a fun. JavaScript Step by Step is an introductory book which definitely helps you in Learning JavaScript. This book starts from basics of JavaScript web programming language. Small JavaScript exercise in this book always refreshes your learning. Good to start learning JavaScript. Full Review  >

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On Jan 10 Jody Raines wrote: JavaScript Step By Step, Great for learning
Javascript is a popular language that's used on many websites to make images and items interactive. A basic understanding of Javascript is important for anyone who wants to develop websites and who works on the Internet. That was why I was particulary intrigued with a beginner book entitled Javascript Step by Step, by Steve Suehring, published by O'Reilly Media. Full Review  >

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On Aug 8 Steven Rosenberg wrote: Book review: 'JavaScript Step by Step' by Steve Suehring
Suehring's Javascript book -- aimed squarely at beginning programmers and not just Javascript beginners -- explains things that other books don't (especially in the valuable first 50 or so pages) and keeps you interested with a writing style more engaging than most. Full Review  >

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On Mar 16 Leo Marihart wrote: Great book for Beginners, may grate on non MSFT folks.
If you can get used to the author's style, and the Microsoft (Press) bias, then Javascript Step by Step by Steve Seuhring is a comprehensive introduction to the subject. Full Review  >

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On Feb 10 Joshua Hunter wrote: Review: JavaScript Step-By-Step, 2nd Edition by Steve Suehring
Javascript Step-By-Step is an introductory Javascript book. It covers the very basics from Javascript syntax and usage to more advanced topics such as AJAX and JQuery. Unfortunately by covering so much it delivers little of use.  One of the key refrains is “however, learning how to do that is beyond the… Full Review  >

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On Feb 4 Fabio Alessandro Locati wrote: Very good for beginners
A Microsoft book. Probably, the first Microsoft book I've ever read. Leaving aside what I feel about Microsoft, I've been pretty impressed by this book. Even if it is a Microsoft production, sometimes you can see examples with Ecplise (a free software IDE) and I really enjoyed this. Full Review  >

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On Jan 21 Shawn Day wrote: JavaScript Step by Step
Yes, another tutorial based guide to JavaScript. Does the world need another one? Do you need another one? After having spent some time with this volume, I come away very impressed. Suehring's JavaScript Step by Step in a superb 'missing manual' for novices and those already somewhat acquainted with aspects of JavaScript. Full Review  >

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