developed and released in a hurry before it could be refined. This authoritative book scrapes away these bad features to
can use to create truly extensible and efficient code.
functions, loose typing, dynamic objects, and an expressive object literal notation. Unfortunately, these good ideas are
mixed in with bad and downright awful ideas, like a programming model based on global variables.
the steaming pile of good intentions and blunders to give you a detailed look at all the genuinely elegant parts of
* Regular expressions
* Beautiful features
to unlearn all the bad parts. Of course, if you want to find out more about the bad parts and how to use them badly,
lets you create effective code, whether you're managing object libraries or just trying to get Ajax to run fast. If you
develop sites or applications for the Web, this book is an absolute must.