Media praise for Designing with JavaScript

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"very intuitive and not like other programming books you may read, Nick shows you great Java scripts that shows you how to write Java through a great deal of examples and explanations that a new user can understand...this book is well written and gets my approval, if you are looking to learn JavaScript, or if you already are very experienced in it you will want to pickup the book as it will show you stuff that you didn't know you could do." --Raymond Angel, thirdgeek.com, May 2001

"A useful book for the web page designer who does not wish to tackle Java programming but wishes to make pages adaptable and dynamic."- Brian Bramer, C Vu, Mar 1998

"The title of the first chapter of this book captures its spirit and why you should buy it. It's called "Diving into JavaScript." By the end of the chapter, you've learned how to do some usefully appealing things on your own Web site just by copying and making small adaptations to the JavaScript code supplied by the author. (In fact, the automatically changed date on our "Today" page and several other points from this chapter are currently in use on whatis.com. Although JavaScript is indeed a programming language, it's designed to be treated just the way the author treats it - as, first, a bag of ready-made tricks from which non-programmers can easily select and, secondly, as a language that you create your own tricks with. We looked at a number of JavaScript books at our local Barnes and Noble and this is the one we had to have." --whatis.com

"At my studio where we pride ourselves on producing some of the best HTML in the world, we use Nick's scripts all the time. Nick is a member of what I call the digerini -- the kids sucking the digital world down so fast in makes my Stanford education look like a HyperCard stack on a Mac Plus." --David Siegel, Author of Creating Killer Web Sites (from the foreword)

"An excellent resource, JavaScript Tip of the Week provides useful scripting tips, with an emphasis on how to program interactivity with Netscape Navigator." --Jeff Frentzen, PC Week Magazine

"Nick! You're the best teacher I've ever (in 4 years) found online!" --Jonathan Dillon-Hayes, Webmaster

"Among the best JavaScript resources on the Web is the JavaScript Tip of the Week...over a year of practical tips that will give you a head start when you are learning JavaScript programming techniques." --From the makers of Acadia Infuse

"Thank you for making such a HUGELY beneficial resource available to... designers who are already spread thin enough.... Your pages have been leaned on and referred to hundreds of times by myself and my fellow designers here at work. Thanks." --Joel Harris, Designer

"Nick is a superb JavaScript programmer and his ideas are really creative." --Andrew Wooldridge, JavaScript Engineer, Netscape

"Let me congratulate you for a truly wonderful site. I can honestly say that it's one of the five most useful sites I have ever visited." --Duane Harden, Webmaster

"A strong choice for people who don't necessarily know a programming language and need a commonsense introduction. That said, it also covers a lot of great advanced techniques." --Tom Mace, amazon.com, April 1998

"It's not really surprising that one of the best introductory tutorials available on JavaScript comes from a high-school-age prodigy. Heinle's
Designing JavaScript: Creating Dynamic Web Pages is a first-rate tutorial that demonstrates how to create dynamic content on your Web site through a multitude of examples and conversational explanations. The book is a bit of a departure from publisher O'Reilly's excellent standard fare. However, it is such a successful foray that it has other publishers combing the personal Web pages and records of secondary school Web gurus for talent." --Andrew Boscardin, amazon.com, April 1998

"An admirable job of explaining and illustrating a complex topic...recommended." --Kathleen Schrock, Technology Connection, April 1998

"...a first-rate tutorial that demonstrates how to create dynamic content on your Web site through a multitude of examples and explanations...The book emphasizes real-world application of its lessons, making Designing with JavaScript necessary for any budding Web designer who wants to move quickly from the static to the dynamic. The book is a bit of a departure from publisher O'Reilly's excellent standard fare. However, it is such a successful foray that it has other publishers combing the personal Web pages and records of secondary school Web gurus for talent." --Andrew Boscardin, amazon.com

"If you haven't seen that face (on the coffeepot on the cover), then you're missing one of the newewst and best books for learning JavaScript." --Webcoder.com

"Nick gives you examples and code (included in both the print version and on the included CD) for each of the topics he covers...if you'd like to see some great Web effects and techniques, go out and grab a copy of this book...it's a keeper. Even if you're well into JavaScript, you'll still be able to pick up some new stuff." --Scott Clark, WebDeveloper.com

"Nick Heinle's book, Designing with JavaScript, does a great job of describing to bring JavaScript functions into your sites. Heinle is at the forefront of the JavaScript charge--and he is still two years away from graduating from high school." --PCWeek Magazine

"Designing with JavaScript is a book which makes going to the next level easy and entertaining.... Rarely does a book come along which works so well for both beginners and experts, and yet does not talk down (or up) to either part of the audience. Designing with JavaScript is a find in that it teaches the reader its subject in an even-handed and thorough manner. The examples (taken from live sites) are meticulously documented.... If you are unfamiliar with JavaScript and want to learn, or are slogging along with a less informative work, then pick this one up." --Computing News & Review, November 1997