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Top JavaScript Books

In 2018, Stack Overflow surveyed more than 100,000 developers1, JavaScript was voted as one of the most popular and desired language to learn. Here is a list of books that can jump start your technology career!

A Smarter Way to Learn JavaScript. The new tech-assisted approach that requires half the effort

By Mark Myers

~1500 reviews

Learning JavaScript is hell because of two problems. I remove the problems, and you start having fun. The first problem is retention. You remember only ten or twenty percent...

JavaScript and JQuery: Interactive Front-End Web Development

By Jon Duckett

~450 reviews

This full-color book will show you how to make your websites more interactive and your interfaces more interesting and intuitive...

JavaScript: The Good Parts

By Douglas Crockford

~400 reviews

Most programming languages contain good and bad parts, but JavaScript has more than its share of the bad, having been developed and released in a hurry before it could be refined...

JavaScript: The Definitive Guide: Activate Your Web Pages

By David Flanagan

~150 reviews

Since 1996, JavaScript: The Definitive Guide has been the bible for JavaScript programmers—a programmer's guide and comprehensive reference to the core language and to the...

You Don't Know JS: Up & Going

By Kyle Simpson

~150 reviews

It’s easy to learn parts of JavaScript, but much harder to learn it completely—or even sufficiently—whether you’re new to the language or have used it for years. With the "You Don’t Know...

Head First JavaScript Programming: A Brain-Friendly Guide

By Eric T. Freeman, Elisabeth Robson

~100 reviews

This brain-friendly guide teaches you everything from JavaScript language fundamentals to advanced topics, including objects, functions, and the browser’s document...

The Principles of Object-Oriented JavaScript

By Nicholas C. Zakas

~100 reviews

If you've used a more traditional object-oriented language, such as C++ or Java, JavaScript probably doesn't seem object-oriented at all. It has no concept of classes, and you...

Eloquent JavaScript: A Modern Introduction to Programming

By Marijn Haverbeke

~50 reviews

JavaScript lies at the heart of almost every modern web application, from social apps to the newest browser-based games. Though simple for beginners to pick up and play with...