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Async JavaScript by Trevor Burnham

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Resources for Learning JavaScript

As JavaScript has become the lingua franca of the Web (not to mention mobile devices), a vast number of informative books, courses, and sites devoted to it have appeared. Here are a few that I recommend:

  • If you’re new to programming altogether, check out the interactive tutorial site Codecademy.[6]

  • If you’re coming from another language and want to get up and running with JavaScript as a language for scripting the browser, take the interactive jQuery Air courses on CodeSchool.[7]

  • If you want a more formal introduction to the JavaScript language, absorb Marijn Haverbeke’s Eloquent JavaScript.[8]

  • If you’re a JavaScript beginner who wants to level up and avoid common pitfalls, spend some time in the JavaScript ...

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