JS is amazing language, as of 2021, it's used in each and every field. You can create, websites, web servers, mobile apps, desktop apps, even in embedded systems.
But, this book is not just about Jquery, it has covered almost all of the concepts that are required for front-end dev as a newbie.
- The organization and the layout of this book are top-notch and which makes it different from the other books.
- The colors, code snippets, font size, fonts, and quality of the page, keep readers engaged and don't make you bore.
- Beginner friendly, if you are a beginner in the web dev world, or you are a backend dev who wants to get a grip in the front-end. You should just go for it.
- There are many good projects, tests that make this book stand out.
- There's check your knowledge section at the end of every chapter which makes you revise the chapter that you've studied.
- Good code snippets, navigation, and explanation. They have used diagrams, images to explain the complex stuff.
This series consists of 6 books as follows,
- Up & Going
- Scope & Closures
- this & Object Prototypes
- Types & Grammar
- Async & Performance
- ES6 & Beyond
The good thing about these books is, they don't overwhelm you, books are small, Up & Going is like just 70 pages. Each book covers the topic amazingly, I bet you if you read all of the series books in order then you are going to become from newbie to pro in JS.
- The way the author has described every topic and divided it into small chunks really helps readers to grasp the knowledge pretty quickly.
- Beginner friendly, if you follow books chronologically, these books go from the beginner level to the advanced level.
- The last book, ES6 and Beyond touches every new feature which was introduced in ES6 and also the Web Assembly, SIMD, etc.
- Navigation, Explanation, and Code snippets are structured pretty well.
And also, how you can use those good parts as an advantage as a developer and as a problem solver.
- Deep dive into the never-changing JS core.
- Pretty amazing explanation as the author is old school, the explanations are really detailed.
So, that was it. You don't have to purchase and read all of the 5 books, just pick one as per your convenience, and start learning. Make sure you also code along.
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