Review: Learning Javascript, by Shelley Powers

I read the 2nd edition, but it's been updated recently to the 3rd edition by a different author.

This is a basic programming book, that tries to be fairly complete in covering all the features and pieces of Javascript. It includes an intro to the DOM and AJAX. It's not a reference like "The Definitive Guide", but it's still quite easy to find specific information.

It's a bit boring, and feels encyclopedic. I was wondering about some of Javascript's quirks and corners, but I didn't get much help or explanation in this book. I'd say "eh, it's ok" for a recommendation.

Then I was pointed to  "Javascript, The Good Parts." Now there's the book I wanted to read. Review forthcoming...


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