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Jesus Angeles
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For some reason, I read "Complete Idiot's Guide to JavaScript, Second Edition", published 1997.

I understand that I must read a newer book, e.g., to know support of IE, netscape, etc. (About to get the newest version of "STY JavaScript in 24 hours")

Any quick general ideas what I would be expecting on this newer book, compared to the 1997 book? That is, Javascript 1.1, versus the latest version.

Or any book suggestions? Any better book that this I mentioned.
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Popular ones right now seem to be:
JavaScript: The Definitive Guide
Pro JavaScript Techniques
ppk on JavaScript

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Thanks,

Any quick general ideas what I would be expecting on this newer book, compared to the 1997 book? That is, Javascript 1.1, versus the latest version.
 
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The newer version just has some new methods built in. Nothing ground breaking. Newer books should also start covering OOJavaScript more while the older ones did not.

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ppk on Javascript covers design/modern techniques. See my review for more details.
 
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Thanks for the replies.
 
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