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You want desperately to ace the final exam, so you reach out for some help. Then It hits you like a bolt from the blue — every bit of it resonates with you. The inner machinations of the language snap together in a way that makes it all feel new and exciting — the possibilities are boundless!
You go back over your notes. You were close — oh so close — the whole time. But the last little bits drop in.
A refinement here, a re-factor there You’re amazed at yourself. And when the grades for the final exam come back, you’re pleased to see that you aced it aside from that little Oops on scoping closures — but you try to think of that as a conscious trade-off.
Crockford is pleased if a little disappointed that it took you this long to Get It and you’re the envy of your peers. At least until next semester’s RegEx class with Prof. Put scripts at the bottom of the document? So on the one hand you say: From this perspective, what is noteworthy about this book is that these best practices and techniques are all gathered up in one place and presented in a logical order; even if “you’re already doing it right”, it is still a worthwhile exercise to meditate on the specifics, and to really go deep on why these best practices are important.
Plus, it’s great to see the data — nothing beats a little chartporn for proving the point.
Most of Algorithms and Flow Control and Strings and Regular Expressions is still relevant, especially issues with backtracking. Responsive Interfaces and Programming Practices have some good ideas. The Ajax chapter is mixed and doesn’t include WebSockets as a transport mechanism. Tools has some good ideas but doesn’t cover newer browser debugging and profiling capabilities.
Jun 18, Dan added it Shelves: A disappointment, but mostly due performwnce its age.
That said, the big payoff was Chapter 3. Here is where the A disappointment, but mostly due to its age. Here is javazcript the DOM interaction comes into play, and the ideas of repainting and reflowing the page were examined.
There are also some interesting parts in Ch 5 regexes and 6 timers if you’re cc.zakas already familiar with the performance aspects of those features. I’d recommend intermediate and some advanced JS folks to skim certain chapters; just watch out for the speed tests — use jsperf.
Nov 03, Daniel Lopez rated it it was amazing. Well written, easy to read and full of wonderful performance tips. Sep 13, Danial Kalbasi rated it it was ok Shelves: This book has few good points, but it almost irrelevant for the existing tech stack.
I learned even more from hign book. What are the biggest barriers to fast page loading? How you determine which ones are holding up the show with your latest project?
It’s all in here. How slow is “slow? How do you do long-running tasks without running into that problem? Apr 26, Ulina rated it liked it Shelves: After three or four false starts, I was able to read this book until it was done.
I think it took me a while to get into this book because in the beginning it felt like he spent forever just talking about scopes. It could also have been that back then the Nook Color? Mostly meaning it didn’t save what page you were on last. Every time you open the pdf, it started back at the beginning. After a few pages, and I was able to get i I give it a 3. After a few pages, and I was able to get into a groove with the book.