Write an article or Share a link

Top 5 JavaScript Books for Beginners

Hints Staff
4 years ago
Top 5 JavaScript Books for Beginners by html hints

JavaScript is one of the most demanding language in IT industry, which is because it is a text-based programming language used both on the client-side and server-side that allows you to make web pages interactive. Where HTML and CSS are languages that give architecture and styling to web pages, JavaScript gives web pages interactive elements that engage a user.

Books are an excellent way of learning almost anything, including programming languages. So, here is our top pick of the 10 JavaScript books that a web developer should consider in 2020.


1 Eloquent JavaScript, 3rd Edition: A Modern Introduction to Programming (by Marijn Haverbeke)

Eloquent JavaScript

Author – Marjin Haverbeke

Latest Edition – 3rd Edition

Amazon Ratings – 4.5 out of 5

View Book

As with previous editions, Haverbeke continues to teach through extensive examples and immerses you in code from the start, while exercises and full-chapter projects give you hands-on experience with writing your own programs. You start by learning the basic structure of the JavaScript language as well as control structures, functions, and data structures to help you write basic programs. Then you'll learn about error handling and bug fixing, modularity, and asynchronous programming before moving on to web browsers and how JavaScript is used to program them. As you build projects such as an artificial life simulation, a simple programming language, and a paint program,


2 JavaScript and JQuery: Interactive Front–End Web Development Paperback (by jon Duckett)

JavaScript and JQuery

Author – jon Duckett

Latest Edition – 1st Edition

Amazon Ratings – 4.6 out of 5

View Book

Interested in learning JavaScript & jQuery side-by-side for getting started with web development? JavaScript and JQuery: Interactive Front-End Web Development is the top recommendation.

Mind you, JavaScript & JQuery: Interactive Front-End Web Development is not yet another 1200-page book. On the contrary, the content of the book is not just pretty but well-organized.


3 Learn JavaScript VISUALLY with Interactive Exercises: The Beautiful New Way to Learn a Programming Language (Learn Visually) Kindle Edition (by Ivelin Demirov)

Learn JavaScript VISUALLY with Interactive Exercises

Author – Ivelin Demirov

Latest Edition – 1st Edition

Amazon Ratings – 4.2 out of 5

View Book

This is a short book for Visual Learners. Visual Learners retain information very differently than their left-brained counter-parts and thus benefit from different approaches. Full color illustrations help memory triggers as your brain never forgets an image, metaphor or schema. One page of this visual JavaScript guide can equal one chapter of a conventional book as illustrations can make a world of difference over strictly words on a page!


4 Programming JavaScript Applications Paperback (by Eric Elliott)

Programming JavaScript Applications

Author – Eric Elliott

Latest Edition – 1st Edition

Amazon Ratings – 3.7 out of 5

View Book

Unlike other JS books that answer the question, “How do I use JavaScript?” Programming JavaScript Applications: Robust Web Architecture with Node, HTML5, and Modern JS Libraries answers, “How do I use JavaScript to build a real-world application?”

Programming JavaScript Applications is an excellent book that offers a precise overview of the JavaScript app architecture. It covers basic concepts of functional programming, JS best practices, introduction to prototypes, and object composition.


5 JavaScript: Learn JavaScript In 2 Hours And Start Programming Today! (by Cooper Alvin)


Author – Cooper Alvin

Latest Edition

Amazon Ratings – 3.3 out of 5

View Book

This book is an introductory course on JavaScript that aims to teach you how JavaScript works and can be used for development of web applications and dynamic web pages.


We use cookies to ensure better User Experience. Read More