Higher Education

JavaScript Programming for the Absolute Beginner, 1st Edition

  • Andy Harris
  • ISBN-10: 0761534105  |  ISBN-13: 9780761534105
  • 368 Pages
  • © 2002 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $14.50



This book not only teachers JavaScript - a great programming 'gateway' language - it also teaches readers the fundamental programming concepts they need to grasp in order to learn any computer language. Plus, it uses game creation as a teaching tool. The goal of the series is adaptive learning. Readers will be able to utilize these skills when learning their next programming language.

Features and Benefits

  • Offers a fun approach to a difficult topic. Create games in JavaScript as you learn the fundamentals of the language!
  • Provides a gentle introduction to programming with a firm foundation in basic programming principles
  • The CD includes games that you can cut and paste right into your own Web sites

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Andy Harris

Andy Harris began teaching computing at the university level in the late 1980s as a part-time job. Since 1995, he has been a full-time lecturer at the Computer Science Department of Indiana University - Purdue University at Indianapolis (IUPUI). He now manages the IUPUI Streaming Media Lab and teaches classes in several programming languages. Andy resides in Noblesville, Indiana.