What This Book Is Not

It’s difficult to do justice to so many ideas in a single book, and so we’ve had to trim features that you might expect to find in books dedicated to a single language or framework.

Not a Web Programming Tutorial

We assume you have some familiarity with web applications already. We provide no explanations of HTML, CSS, or the basics around how web applications work. Hopefully you’ve built one or two web applications already, but if not, the level of knowledge assumed is fairly basic.

Not a Language Tutorial

We cover seven web frameworks across five different programming languages. Some of these languages are probably familiar to you, like Ruby and JavaScript, and some are quite strange. We don’t have enough room ...

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