You Don't Know JS: Async & Performance

Author: Kyle Simpson

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491905204

Category: Computers

Page: 296

View: 7302

No matter how much experience you have with JavaScript, odds are you don’t fully understand the language. As part of the "You Don’t Know JS" series, this concise yet in-depth guide focuses on new asynchronous features and performance techniques—including Promises, generators, and Web Workers—that let you create sophisticated single-page web applications and escape callback hell in the process. Like other books in this series, You Don’t Know JS: Async & Performance dives into trickier parts of the language that many JavaScript programmers simply avoid. Armed with this knowledge, you can become a true JavaScript master. With this book you will: Explore old and new JavaScript methods for handling asynchronous programming Understand how callbacks let third parties control your program’s execution Address the "inversion of control" issue with JavaScript Promises Use generators to express async flow in a sequential, synchronous-looking fashion Tackle program-level performance with Web Workers, SIMD, and asm.js Learn valuable resources and techniques for benchmarking and tuning your expressions and statements

You Don't Know JS: Async & Performance

Author: Kyle Simpson

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491905212

Category: Computers

Page: 296

View: 8222

No matter how much experience you have with JavaScript, odds are you don’t fully understand the language. As part of the "You Don’t Know JS" series, this concise yet in-depth guide focuses on new asynchronous features and performance techniques—including Promises, generators, and Web Workers—that let you create sophisticated single-page web applications and escape callback hell in the process. Like other books in this series, You Don’t Know JS: Async & Performance dives into trickier parts of the language that many JavaScript programmers simply avoid. Armed with this knowledge, you can become a true JavaScript master. With this book you will: Explore old and new JavaScript methods for handling asynchronous programming Understand how callbacks let third parties control your program’s execution Address the "inversion of control" issue with JavaScript Promises Use generators to express async flow in a sequential, synchronous-looking fashion Tackle program-level performance with Web Workers, SIMD, and asm.js Learn valuable resources and techniques for benchmarking and tuning your expressions and statements

You Don't Know JS: Async and Performance

Author: Kyle Simpson

Publisher: Oreilly & Associates Incorporated

ISBN: 9781491904220

Category: Computers

Page: 296

View: 9291

No matter how much experience you have with JavaScript, odds are you don’t fully understand the language. As part of the "You Don’t Know JS" series, this concise yet in-depth guide focuses on new asynchronous features and performance techniques—including Promises, generators, and Web Workers—that let you create sophisticated single-page web applications and escape callback hell in the process. Like other books in this series, You Don’t Know JS: Async & Performance dives into trickier parts of the language that many JavaScript programmers simply avoid. Armed with this knowledge, you can become a true JavaScript master. With this book you will: Explore old and new JavaScript methods for handling asynchronous programming Understand how callbacks let third parties control your program’s execution Address the "inversion of control" issue with JavaScript Promises Use generators to express async flow in a sequential, synchronous-looking fashion Tackle program-level performance with Web Workers, SIMD, and asm.js Learn valuable resources and techniques for benchmarking and tuning your expressions and statements

You Don't Know JS: Scope & Closures

Author: Kyle Simpson

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449335543

Category: Computers

Page: 98

View: 3751

No matter how much experience you have with JavaScript, odds are you don’t fully understand the language. This concise yet in-depth guide takes you inside scope and closures, two core concepts you need to know to become a more efficient and effective JavaScript programmer. You’ll learn how and why they work, and how an understanding of closures can be a powerful part of your development skillset. Like other books in the "You Don’t Know JS" series, Scope and Closures dives into trickier parts of the language that many JavaScript programmers simply avoid. Armed with this knowledge, you can achieve true JavaScript mastery. Learn about scope, a set of rules to help JavaScript engines locate variables in your code Go deeper into nested scope, a series of containers for variables and functions Explore function- and block-based scope, “hoisting”, and the patterns and benefits of scope-based hiding Discover how to use closures for synchronous and asynchronous tasks, including the creation of JavaScript libraries

You Don't Know JS: Up & Going

Author: Kyle Simpson,Kyle Simpson, (Ja

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491924446

Category: Computers

Page: 88

View: 788

It’s easy to learn parts of JavaScript, but much harder to learn it completely—or even sufficiently—whether you’re new to the language or have used it for years. With the "You Don’t Know JS" book series, you’ll get a more complete understanding of JavaScript, including trickier parts of the language that many experienced JavaScript programmers simply avoid. The series’ first book, Up & Going, provides the necessary background for those of you with limited programming experience. By learning the basic building blocks of programming, as well as JavaScript’s core mechanisms, you’ll be prepared to dive into the other, more in-depth books in the series—and be well on your way toward true JavaScript. With this book you will: Learn the essential programming building blocks, including operators, types, variables, conditionals, loops, and functions Become familiar with JavaScript's core mechanisms such as values, function closures, this, and prototypes Get an overview of other books in the series—and learn why it’s important to understand all parts of JavaScript

You Don't Know JS: this & Object Prototypes

Author: Kyle Simpson,Kyle Simpson, (Ja

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491904143

Category: Computers

Page: 174

View: 8700

No matter how much experience you have with JavaScript, odds are you don’t fully understand the language. This concise, in-depth guide takes you inside JavaScript’s this structure and object prototypes. You’ll learn how they work and why they’re integral to behavior delegation—a design pattern in which objects are linked, rather than cloned. Like other books in the “You Don’t Know JS” series, this and Object Prototypes dives into trickier parts of the language that many JavaScript programmers simply avoid. Armed with this knowledge, you can become a true JavaScript master. With this book you will: Explore how the this binding points to objects based on how the function is called Look into the nature of JS objects and why you’d need to point to them Learn how developers use the mixin pattern to fake classes in JS Examine how JS’s prototype mechanism forms links between objects Learn how to move from class/inheritance design to behavior delegation Understand how the OLOO (objects-linked-to-other-objects) coding style naturally implements behavior delegation

You Don't Know JS: Types & Grammar

Author: Kyle Simpson

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491905166

Category: Computers

Page: 198

View: 8555

No matter how much experience you have with JavaScript, odds are you don’t fully understand the language. As part of the "You Don’t Know JS" series, this compact guide explores JavaScript types in greater depth than previous treatments by looking at type coercion problems, demonstrating why types work, and showing you how to take advantage of these features. Like other books in this series, You Don’t Know JS: Types & Grammar dives into trickier parts of the language that many JavaScript programmers simply avoid or assume don’t exist (like types). Armed with this knowledge, you can achieve true JavaScript mastery. With this book you will: Get acquainted with JavaScript’s seven types: null, undefined, boolean, number, string, object, and symbol Understand why JavaSript’s unique array, string, and number characteristics may delight or confound you Learn how natives provide object wrappers around primitive values Dive into the coercion controversy—and learn why this feature is useful in many cases Explore various nuances in JavaScript syntax, involving statements, expressions, and other features

You Don't Know JS: ES6 & Beyond

Author: Kyle Simpson

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491905263

Category: Computers

Page: 278

View: 5850

No matter how much experience you have with JavaScript, odds are you don’t fully understand the language. As part of the "You Don’t Know JS" series, this compact guide focuses on new features available in ECMAScript 6 (ES6), the latest version of the standard upon which JavaScript is built. Like other books in this series, You Don’t Know JS: ES6 & Beyond dives into trickier parts of the language that many JavaScript programmers either avoid or know nothing about. Armed with this knowledge, you can achieve true JavaScript mastery. With this book, you will: Learn new ES6 syntax that eases the pain points of common programming idioms Organize code with iterators, generators, modules, and classes Express async flow control with Promises combined with generators Use collections to work more efficiently with data in structured ways Leverage new API helpers, including Array, Object, Math, Number, and String Extend your program’s capabilities through meta programming Preview features likely coming to JS beyond ES6

You Don't Know JS: Types & Grammar

Author: Kyle Simpson

Publisher: Oreilly & Associates Incorporated

ISBN: 9781491904190

Category: Computers

Page: 182

View: 4743

No matter how much experience you have with JavaScript, odds are you don’t fully understand the language. As part of the "You Don’t Know JS" series, this compact guide explores JavaScript types in greater depth than previous treatments by looking at type coercion problems, demonstrating why types work, and showing you how to take advantage of these features. Like other books in this series, You Don’t Know JS: Types & Grammar dives into trickier parts of the language that many JavaScript programmers simply avoid or assume don’t exist (like types). Armed with this knowledge, you can achieve true JavaScript mastery. With this book you will: Get acquainted with JavaScript’s seven types: null, undefined, boolean, number, string, object, and symbol Understand why JavaSript’s unique array, string, and number characteristics may delight or confound you Learn how natives provide object wrappers around primitive values Dive into the coercion controversy—and learn why this feature is useful in many cases Explore various nuances in JavaScript syntax, involving statements, expressions, and other features

Async JavaScript

Build More Responsive Apps with Less Code

Author: Trevor Burnham

Publisher: Pragmatic Bookshelf

ISBN: 168050312X

Category: Computers

Page: 106

View: 7011

With the advent of HTML5, front-end MVC, and Node.js, JavaScript is ubiquitous--and still messy. This book will give you a solid foundation for managing async tasks without losing your sanity in a tangle of callbacks. It's a fast-paced guide to the most essential techniques for dealing with async behavior, including PubSub, evented models, and Promises. With these tricks up your sleeve, you'll be better prepared to manage the complexity of large web apps and deliver responsive code. With Async JavaScript, you'll develop a deeper understanding of the JavaScript language. You'll start with a ground-up primer on the JavaScript event model--key to avoiding many of the most common mistakes JavaScripters make. From there you'll see tools and design patterns for turning that conceptual understanding into practical code. The concepts in the book are illustrated with runnable examples drawn from both the browser and the Node.js server framework, incorporating complementary libraries including jQuery, Backbone.js, and Async.js. You'll learn how to create dynamic web pages and highly concurrent servers by mastering the art of distributing events to where they need to be handled, rather than nesting callbacks within callbacks within callbacks. Async JavaScript will get you up and running with real web development quickly. By the time you've finished the Promises chapter, you'll be parallelizing Ajax requests or running animations in sequence. By the end of the book, you'll even know how to leverage Web Workers and AMD for JavaScript applications with cutting-edge performance. Most importantly, you'll have the knowledge you need to write async code with confidence. What You Need: Basic knowledge of JavaScript is recommended. If you feel that you're not up to speed, see the "Resources for Learning JavaScript" section in the preface.

High Performance JavaScript

Build Faster Web Application Interfaces

Author: Nicholas C. Zakas

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 9781449388744

Category: Computers

Page: 232

View: 8961

If you're like most developers, you rely heavily on JavaScript to build interactive and quick-responding web applications. The problem is that all of those lines of JavaScript code can slow down your apps. This book reveals techniques and strategies to help you eliminate performance bottlenecks during development. You'll learn how to improve execution time, downloading, interaction with the DOM, page life cycle, and more. Yahoo! frontend engineer Nicholas C. Zakas and five other JavaScript experts—Ross Harmes, Julien Lecomte, Steven Levithan, Stoyan Stefanov, and Matt Sweeney—demonstrate optimal ways to load code onto a page, and offer programming tips to help your JavaScript run as efficiently and quickly as possible. You'll learn the best practices to build and deploy your files to a production environment, and tools that can help you find problems once your site goes live. Identify problem code and use faster alternatives to accomplish the same task Improve scripts by learning how JavaScript stores and accesses data Implement JavaScript code so that it doesn't slow down interaction with the DOM Use optimization techniques to improve runtime performance Learn ways to ensure the UI is responsive at all times Achieve faster client-server communication Use a build system to minify files, and HTTP compression to deliver them to the browser

Learning Node.js

A Hands-On Guide to Building Web Applications in JavaScript

Author: Marc Wandschneider

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

ISBN: 0134663721

Category: Computers

Page: 350

View: 2895

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Learning Node.js brings together the knowledge and JavaScript code needed to build master the Node.js platform and build server-side applications with extraordinary speed and scalability. You’ll start by installing and running Node.js, understanding the extensions it uses, and quickly writing your first app. Next, building on the basics, you’ll write more capable application servers and extend them with today’s most powerful Node.js tools and modules. Finally, you’ll discover today’s best practices for testing, running Node.js code on production servers, and writing command-line utilities. Throughout the book, author Marc Wandschneider teaches by walking the reader line-by-line through carefully crafted examples, demonstrating proven techniques for creating highly efficient applications and servers. The second edition updates coverage of Node.js to reflect changes in the technology and how it is used in the three years since the first edition was published: Explanation of Node's new versioning scheme Updated coverage of Streams New coverage of installation using pre-build installers rather than from source code New coverage of Mongoose in the section on MongoDB New information about deploying Node on Heroku and Azure Expansion of coverage on testing If you're a developer who wants to build server-side web applications with Node.js, Learning Node.js is your fatest route to success. Build Node.js solutions that leverage current JavaScript skills Master Node.js nonblocking IO and async programming Handle more requests and increase an application’s flexibility Use and write modules Perform common JSON/web server tasks Use browsers to generate pages on the fly via Ajax calls and template libraries Simplify development with the Express framework Create database back-ends using popular NoSQL and relational databases Deploy and run Node.js apps on Unix/macOS or Windows servers Deploy apps to Heroku and Microsoft Azure Support virtual hosts and SSL/HTTPS security Test Node.js programs that mix synchronous, async, and RESTful server API functionality

JavaScript with Promises

Managing Asynchronous Code

Author: Daniel Parker

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491930748

Category: Computers

Page: 94

View: 903

Asynchronous JavaScript is everywhere, whether you’re using Ajax, AngularJS, Node.js, or WebRTC. This practical guide shows intermediate to advanced JavaScript developers how Promises can help you manage asynchronous code effectively—including the inevitable flood of callbacks as your codebase grows. You’ll learn the inner workings of Promises and ways to avoid difficulties and missteps when using them. The ability to asynchronously fetch data and load scripts in the browser broadens the capabilities of JavaScript applications. But if you don’t understand how the async part works, you’ll wind up with unpredictable code that’s difficult to maintain. This book is ideal whether you’re new to Promises or want to expand your knowledge of this technology. Understand how async JavaScript works by delving into callbacks, the event loop, and threading Learn how Promises organize callbacks into discrete steps that are easier to read and maintain Examine scenarios you’ll encounter and techniques you can use when writing real-world applications Use features in the Bluebird library and jQuery to work with Promises Learn how the Promise API handles asynchronous errors Explore ECMAScript 6 language features that simplify Promise-related code

Learning JavaScript Design Patterns

A JavaScript and jQuery Developer's Guide

Author: Addy Osmani

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449334873

Category: Computers

Page: 254

View: 8694

With Learning JavaScript Design Patterns, you’ll learn how to write beautiful, structured, and maintainable JavaScript by applying classical and modern design patterns to the language. If you want to keep your code efficient, more manageable, and up-to-date with the latest best practices, this book is for you. Explore many popular design patterns, including Modules, Observers, Facades, and Mediators. Learn how modern architectural patterns—such as MVC, MVP, and MVVM—are useful from the perspective of a modern web application developer. This book also walks experienced JavaScript developers through modern module formats, how to namespace code effectively, and other essential topics. Learn the structure of design patterns and how they are written Understand different pattern categories, including creational, structural, and behavioral Walk through more than 20 classical and modern design patterns in JavaScript Use several options for writing modular code—including the Module pattern, Asyncronous Module Definition (AMD), and CommonJS Discover design patterns implemented in the jQuery library Learn popular design patterns for writing maintainable jQuery plug-ins "This book should be in every JavaScript developer’s hands. It’s the go-to book on JavaScript patterns that will be read and referenced many times in the future."—Andrée Hansson, Lead Front-End Developer, presis!

Learning Python

Author: Fabrizio Romano

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785284576

Category: Computers

Page: 442

View: 7418

Learn to code like a professional with Python – an open source, versatile, and powerful programming language About This Book Learn the fundamentals of programming with Python – one of the best languages ever created Develop a strong set of programming skills that you will be able to express in any situation, on every platform, thanks to Python's portability Create outstanding applications of all kind, from websites to scripting, and from GUIs to data science Who This Book Is For Python is the most popular introductory teaching language in U.S. top computer science universities, so if you are new to software development, or maybe you have little experience, and would like to start off on the right foot, then this language and this book are what you need. Its amazing design and portability will help you become productive regardless of the environment you choose to work with. What You Will Learn Get Python up and running on Windows, Mac, and Linux in no time Grasp the fundamental concepts of coding, along with the basics of data structures and control flow. Write elegant, reusable, and efficient code in any situation Understand when to use the functional or the object oriented programming approach Create bulletproof, reliable software by writing tests to support your code Explore examples of GUIs, scripting, data science and web applications Learn to be independent, capable of fetching any resource you need, as well as dig deeper In Detail Learning Python has a dynamic and varied nature. It reads easily and lays a good foundation for those who are interested in digging deeper. It has a practical and example-oriented approach through which both the introductory and the advanced topics are explained. Starting with the fundamentals of programming and Python, it ends by exploring very different topics, like GUIs, web apps and data science. The book takes you all the way to creating a fully fledged application. The book begins by exploring the essentials of programming, data structures and teaches you how to manipulate them. It then moves on to controlling the flow of a program and writing reusable and error proof code. You will then explore different programming paradigms that will allow you to find the best approach to any situation, and also learn how to perform performance optimization as well as effective debugging. Throughout, the book steers you through the various types of applications, and it concludes with a complete mini website built upon all the concepts that you learned. Style and approach This book is an easy-to-follow guide that will take you from a novice to the proficient level at a comfortable pace, using a lot of simple but effective examples. Each topic is explained thoroughly, and pointers are left for the more inquisitive readers to dig deeper and expand their knowledge.

Pro JavaScript Performance

Monitoring and Visualization

Author: Tom Barker

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430247495

Category: Computers

Page: 275

View: 8224

Performance is a hugely important area of web development. If your site runs slowly, users are going to leave, and the problem only grows as your site gets more popular. Pro JavaScript Performance gives you the tools you need to keep your sites smooth and responsive no matter how many users you have. Best practices are changing or becoming redefined continually because of changes and optimizations at the interpreter level, and differences in system configuration, and network speeds. This is exacerbated by the quickened release schedule that most browsers have adopted. Just as important as following best practices is the ability to measure your own performance, so that you can adjust as times change, and so that you can note the subtle nuances in your own code and define your own best practices by your own observations. This book gives you the tools to observe and track the performance of your web applications over time from multiple perspectives, so that you are always aware of, and can fix, all aspects of your performance. What you’ll learn Describes the different aspects of performance, and explores the tools for quantifying and improving performance Provides tactical solutions for creating tools to measure the performance of your own web applications Learn to apply performance best practices, and how to quantify your results Who this book is for Pro JavaScript Performance is written for advanced JavaScript users and web developers. You will need a strong understanding of JavaScript to get the most from this book.

Programming JavaScript Applications

Robust Web Architecture with Node, HTML5, and Modern JS Libraries

Author: Eric Elliott

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491950277

Category: Computers

Page: 254

View: 6152

Take advantage of JavaScript’s power to build robust web-scale or enterprise applications that are easy to extend and maintain. By applying the design patterns outlined in this practical book, experienced JavaScript developers will learn how to write flexible and resilient code that’s easier—yes, easier—to work with as your code base grows. JavaScript may be the most essential web programming language, but in the real world, JavaScript applications often break when you make changes. With this book, author Eric Elliott shows you how to add client- and server-side features to a large JavaScript application without negatively affecting the rest of your code. Examine the anatomy of a large-scale JavaScript application Build modern web apps with the capabilities of desktop applications Learn best practices for code organization, modularity, and reuse Separate your application into different layers of responsibility Build efficient, self-describing hypermedia APIs with Node.js Test, integrate, and deploy software updates in rapid cycles Control resource access with user authentication and authorization Expand your application’s reach through internationalization

Practical Modern JavaScript

Dive into ES6 and the Future of JavaScript

Author: Nicolas Bevacqua

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491943548

Category: Computers

Page: 334

View: 4006

To get the most out of modern JavaScript, you need learn the latest features of its parent specification, ECMAScript 6 (ES6). This book provides a highly practical look at ES6, without getting lost in the specification or its implementation details. Armed with practical examples, author Nicolas Bevacqua shows you new ways to deal with asynchronous flow control, declare objects or functions, and create proxies or unique sets, among many other features. The first title in Bevacqua’s Modular JavaScript series, Practical Modern JavaScript prepares JavaScript and Node.js developers for applied lessons in modular design, testing, and deployment in subsequent books. This book explains: How JavaScript and its standards development process have evolved Essential ES6 changes, including arrow functions, destructuring, let and const Class syntax for declaring object prototypes, and the new Symbol primitive How to handle flow control with Promises, iterators, generators, and async functions ES6 collection built-in types for creating object maps and unique sets How and when to use the new Proxy and Reflect built-ins Changes to Array, Math, numbers, strings, Unicode, and regular expressions, and other improvements since ES5

Understanding ECMAScript 6

The Definitive Guide for JavaScript Developers

Author: Nicholas C. Zakas

Publisher: No Starch Press

ISBN: 1593277571

Category: Computers

Page: 352

View: 1998

ECMAScript 6 represents the biggest update to the core of JavaScript in the history of the language. In Understanding ECMAScript 6, expert developer Nicholas C. Zakas provides a complete guide to the object types, syntax, and other exciting changes that ECMAScript 6 brings to JavaScript. Every chapter is packed with example code that works in any JavaScript environment so you’ll be able to see new features in action. You’ll learn: *How ECMAScript 6 class syntax relates to more familiar JavaScript concepts *What makes iterators and generators useful *How arrow functions differ from regular functions *Ways to store data with sets, maps, and more *The power of inheritance *How to improve asynchronous programming with promises *How modules change the way you organize code Whether you’re a web developer or a Node.js developer, you’ll find Understanding ECMAScript 6 indispensable on your journey from ECMAScript 5 to ECMAScript 6.