JavaScript for impatient programmers

Book cover with rhino
A book by Dr. Axel Rauschmayer (more books)
Blogger (2ality), book author, trainer

About the book

This book makes JavaScript less challenging to learn for newcomers, by offering a modern view that is as consistent as possible.

Highlights:

No prior knowledge of JavaScript is required, but you should know how to program.

A chapter in the book explains in detail what is and isnโ€™t included.

Read all essential chapters

Also available: TOC of complete book.

Buy the book

The free online version is made possible by the sales of the book. There are digital packages and a print version. Thanks for your support!

Digital packages

Three digital packages are available:
  • Bonus chapters (not online)
  • DRM-free PDF (522 pages)
  • DRM-free EPUB and MOBI
  • ZIP with HTML files (no ads)
  • Free updates for the whole lifetime of this edition
  • Test-driven exercises
  • Quiz web app
USD 39 excl. VAT (buy now)
  • Bonus chapters (not online)
  • DRM-free PDF (522 pages)
  • DRM-free EPUB and MOBI
  • ZIP with HTML files (no ads)
  • Free updates for the whole lifetime of this edition
USD 29 excl. VAT (buy now)
You can also buy just exercises + quizzes for USD 15.

Discounts

If a digital package is beyond your means, you can get a discount via this form. Available on Amazon:

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About the author

Dr. Axel Rauschmayer specializes in JavaScript and web development. He blogs, writes books and teaches classes.

Axel has been writing about JavaScript since 2009.