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4 Best JavaScript Books for Beginners

Agile Actors
Oct 15 · 2 min read

Javascript is becoming increasingly popular and it is one of the programming languages that developers should learn. It is a multi-paradigm language enabling interactive web pages. It plays an integral part in building web applications and along with Python it is the language often used for writing Application Programming Interfaces (APIs).

Here is a list of 4 Javascript books for developers:

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JavaScript: The Good Parts
by Douglas Crockford

The book erases all the bad features that JS has and focuses on a subset of JavaScript that’s more reliable and easier to maintain.

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Eloquent JavaScript: A Modern Introduction to Programming
by Marijn Haverbeke

This revised and updated version of the book is edited in order to reflect the current state of JavaScript. It comes with new material which you will find particularly helpful.

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JavaScript and JQuery: Interactive Front-End Web Development
by Jon Duckett

This is a book delivering a colourful visualisation of teaching JS. The writer assumes that the reader of the book has no knowledge of programming languages other than HTML & CSS.

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JavaScript: The Definitive Guide
by David Flanagan

This is a very good, comprehensive and thorough introduction to JavaScript.

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