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R. Bickers

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 44% (17 of 39)
Location: Bristol, UK

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JavaScript & jQuery: The Missing Manual by David Sawyer McFarland
JavaScript & jQuery: The Missing Manual by David Sawyer McFarland
A well written book that takes you through everything you need to know to get you started on Javascript and Quert. I'm an experienced coder and, although some of the examples get a bit detailed, I found it easy to work my way through and learn the fundamentals. The writing style follows a distinct pattern so it's easy to skip over detail and pick up the important content.

I'm now in the process of applying what I learnt from the book and I realise it's going to take practice to really understand the rules and nuances of the language/library. The examples in the book help show the features but the real world is a lot more complicated. Be prepared to stumble on real projects - but… Read more