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Wiley Announces JavaScript and jQuery: Interactive Front-End Web Development by Best-selling Author Jon Duckett

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. today announces JavaScript and jQuery: Interactive Front-End Web Development (Wiley, 978-1-118-53164-8, July 2014, http://www.javascriptbook.com) by Jon Duckett. Using the same unique visual approach to teaching as Duckett’s best-selling HTML & CSS: Design and Build Websites book, JavaScript and jQuery teaches readers how to use this fast-growing scripting language (even if they have no previous programming experience).

JavaScript and jQuery shows readers how to make web pages more interactive and engaging and interfaces that are more intuitive and usable through the use of inspiring code examples, infographics and photography. The content assumes no previous programming experience, other than knowing how to create a basic web page in HTML and CSS. The book:

  • Introduces core programming concepts using JavaScript
  • Combines clear descriptions with easy-to-follow diagrams
  • Demonstrates how JavaScript is commonly used on the web, with many inspiring examples
  • Helps readers use and customize the many thousands of scripts, APIs, and jQuery plugins that are freely available on the web
  • Shows readers how to approach writing a script from scratch

JavaScript and jQuery: Interactive Front-End Web Development is now available for purchase online and at retailers nationwide. The book is available in both paperback and hardback formats. For additional information, visit http://www.javascriptbook.com/press.

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Wiley is a global provider of content-enabled solutions that improve outcomes in research, education, and professional practice. Wiley’s Professional Development business creates products and services that help customers become more effective in the workplace and achieve career success. It brings to life the ideas and best practices of thought leaders in business, finance, accounting, workplace learning, management, leadership, technology, behavioral health, engineering/architecture, and education to serve these communities worldwide.

Founded in 1807, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE:JWa, JWb), has been a valued source of information and understanding for more than 200 years, helping people around the world meet their needs and fulfill their aspirations. Wiley and its acquired companies have published the works of more than 450 Nobel laureates in all categories: Literature, Economics, Physiology or Medicine, Physics, Chemistry, and Peace. Wiley's global headquarters are located in Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Canada, and Australia. The Company's website can be accessed at http://www.wiley.com.

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