Which is the best book to learn javascript

please suggest me a book for javascript

Kyle Simpson’s “You don’t know JS” is by far the most recommended book(s) you’ll find.
It’s a 6 book series (he divided the topics in different books to make it more digestable).

It’s very important that you just don’t try to to have the first contact with JS reading the books. Make sure you’re trying to use JS often, and then the books will make a big difference on your learning.

If you’re just startig from zero in javascript, I’ll recommend you try “Free Practical Javascript” course at “watchandcode.com”.


Sorry I forgot the link… you can read it for free here:

or you can buy in amazon, etc…

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Yes the “You don’t know JS” books are probably your best bet.

Depends on your level of JavaScript skill currently have. If you know nothing about for loop. Then the recommended book “you don’t know JavaScript” would mean very little, since that series talks about under the hood technicalities of JavaScript and not a JavaScript 101 book.

What skill level are you at in JavaScript?

For very beginning level, I’ve heard good things about Head-First JavaScript.

If you’re really just starting, try the W3 tutorials - https://www.w3schools.com/js/default.asp

There is about bazillion threads with this very same question on the forum. Why won’t you just use a search function?

Eloquent Javascript. I love this book. Hope it helps you too.

I have a post about top 5 books to learn javascript in 2018
Here https://medium.com/@yusufbekalimatov/best-books-to-learn-javascript-in-2018-e4fb1369d1b5


Maybe someone will still be looking for a good source to learn JavaScript. Try this http://www.javascriptinstitute.org/javascript-tutorial/ it is a free, comprehensive JavaScript tutorial containing basic and advanced topics, core and client-side JS.

JavaScript: The Definitive Guide - It feels like you’re reading a textbook, because you are, because it’s over 1,000 pages.

But for some reason getting through this book really made JavaScript (and programming in general) “click” for me. For one, it’s the immersion factor. If you take a little bit of time each day to read a chapter or two, you’re always thinking about code. Second I think it explains JS in its simplest possible terms (first principles) from start to finish. This really builds up your fundamental understanding of what’s going on under the hood and you end up having a lot of “ah ha, so thats how it works” moments.

Honestly there are probably faster ways to learn JavaScript, but the process of getting through this giant frog of a book made me a lot more confident as a programmer.