Modern Web Essentials Using JavaScript and HTML5

by David Pitt on May 03, 2014

About the Book Author

David Pitt is a Sr. Solutions Architect and Managing Partner of Keyhole Software with nearly 25 years IT experience. For the last fifteen years, David has helped enterprise IT departments adopt object technology, leading and mentoring development teams focused on Java (JEE) and .NET (C#) technologies. Most recently, David has been helping organizations to make the architecture shift to JavaScript/HTML5 and use best practices to create rich client and single page applications.


Developing single page applications with JavaScript and HTML5 solves an enterprise pain point - how to reach users on various platforms without diminishing user experience. This book provides tools for a thorough understanding of three topics integral to effective enterprise-level, web SPA development: JavaScript language essentials, HTML5 specification features, and responsive design principles.

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Table of Contents

    • Introduction
    • Section One: JavaScript Essentials
      • Environment
      • Modularity/Structure
      • Data Types
      • Objects
      • Functions
      • Exceptions/Errors
      • Summary
    • Section Two: HTML5 Essentials for SPA Development in the Enterprise
      • What Is HTML5
      • Compelling SPA-Related Features
      • Additional HTML5 Features
      • Mobility and HTML5
      • Summary
    • Section Three: Responsive Design
      • What Is Responsive Design?
      • Implementing Responsive Design
      • Responsive UI Design Decisions
      • Summary
    • Wrap Up
      • About The Author
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