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Full Stack Web Development The Comprehensive Guide

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740 pages, , Print edition paperback
ISBN 978-1-4932-2437-1
740 pages,
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ISBN 978-1-4932-2438-8
740 pages, , Print edition paperback
E-book formats: EPUB, PDF, online
ISBN 978-1-4932-2439-5
Full stack web developers are always in demand—do you have the skillset? Between these pages you’ll learn to design websites with CSS, structure them with HTML, and add interactivity with JavaScript. You’ll master the different web protocols, formats, and architectures and see how and when to use APIs, PHP, web services, and other tools and languages. With information on testing, deploying, securing, and optimizing web applications, you’ll get the full frontend and backend instructions you need!
  • Your all-in-one overview of full stack web development, from design and interactivity to security and operations
  • Learn about frontend tools, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, APIs, and more
  • Work with backend technologies, including Node.js, PHP, web services, and databases
About the Book About the E-book 740 pages, softcover, 1.69 in. Including code download. Reference book format 7 x 10 in. Printed black and white on 60# offset paper from sustainable sources. Casebound for durability. Reader-friendly serif font (TheAntiquaB 9.5 Pt.). One-column layout. E-book in full color. PDF (49 MB), EPUB (21 MB) file for download, DRM-free with personalized digital watermark. Copy and paste, bookmarks, and print-out permitted. Table of contents, in-text references, and index fully linked. Including online book edition in dedicated reader application.

In this book, you'll learn about:

  1. Web Basics

    Get an overview of how web development works and learn about terms like URL, HTTP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and DNS.

  2. Webpage Design and Creation

    Master frontend development! Discover the key elements of HTML and walk through CSS frameworks, style guides, and architecture. See how to use variables, constants, data types, and operations with JavaScript—and much more!

  3. Backend Programming

    Walk through common web architectures and understand the programming languages behind every modern website. Test, secure, and optimize your web applications.

Highlights include:

  • Frontend programming
  • Backend programming
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • APIs
  • Single-page applications
  • Web architecture
  • Testing
  • Deployment
  • Security
  • Optimization

Philip Ackermann is the CTO of Cedalo GmbH and the author of several reference books and technical articles on Java, JavaScript, and web development.

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