Good Parts of JavaScript and the Web

by Douglas Crockford

This course teaches the history of JavaScript and covers many details of the language, with special attention on functions. You’ll also dive into how browsers and servers work, and learn more about security concerns.

What you'll learn

In this course, Good Parts of JavaScript and the Web, you'll learn about the history of JavaScript, and will dive into many details of the language.

You’ll pay particular attention to functions, which is where the power of the JavaScript language is hidden. You’ll also explore:

  • How browsers work
  • How JavaScript works on the server
  • Many of JavaScript’s security concerns
By the end of this course you'll have greatly improved your understanding and appreciation of JavaScript.

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About the author

Douglas is the author of Javascript: The Good Parts and Senior Javascript Architect at PayPal.

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