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Whether you need an example-driven programmer's guide or a complete desk reference, JavaScript: The Definitive Guide is the most authoritative book on the language that runs the Web. The sixth edition offers comprehensive coverage of ECMAScript 5 (the new language standard) and also the new APIs introduced in HTML5. The chapters on functions and classes have been completely rewritten and updated to match current best practices. A new chapter covers language extensions and subsets.

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"JavaScript: The Definitive Guide, 6th Edition" - by Elliot Williams on 16-NOV-2013
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A really great introduction to JavaScript.

If you already code (any language, really) skim the Core JS section pretty fast and then get down to the meat in Client-Side JS, which is all pretty great.


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"Formatting is broken in mobile app" - by Tim on 29-JAN-2013
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Great book, but completely unreadable in the mobile edition due to formatting problems.
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"Superb" - by nepr on 29-JUN-2012
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Mr. Flanagan does really good work.
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