Recommended reading for web developers – part two

This is a follow-up to the post I wrote 4(!) years ago – Recommended reading for web developers. These days I log everything I read on GoodReads, and it provides a handy widget so that I can share my web design / development shelf, along  with my ratings and my opinions if I left a review.

Helen's bookshelf: web-development-and-design

You Don't Know JS: Up & Going
liked it
Good intro to the series, it covers the basics well. I have JavaScript experience but found this good for picking up little bits that I was fuzzy on. It is really just an intro for the rest of the series though. I don't think there's en...
tagged: web-development-and-design and reviewed
You Don't Know Js: Types & Grammar
it was amazing
Essential reading for anyone working with JavaScript. Beginners will get a good grounding in the basics of the language types and grammar and it goes into enough detail for experts to learn something too. I think this is the third or ...
tagged: reviewed and web-development-and-design
You Don't Know JS: this & Object Prototypes
liked it
tagged: web-development-and-design
You Don't Know JS: Scope and Closures
it was amazing
tagged: web-development-and-design
JavaScript The Missing Manual
really liked it
tagged: web-development-and-design
Simply JavaScript
it was amazing
I recommend this for anyone starting out in JavaScript. Easy to follow and understand, I had some JavaScript experience before I worked through this book, but it made me a lot more comfortable in using it. It's still on my desk for refer...
tagged: web-development-and-design and reviewed
Sass for Web Designers
it was amazing
tagged: web-development-and-design
Responsive Web Design
really liked it
tagged: web-development-and-design
Responsible Responsive Design
liked it
tagged: web-development-and-design
Mobile First
really liked it
tagged: web-development-and-design
Just Enough Research
really liked it
tagged: web-development-and-design
JavaScript: The Good Parts
liked it
tagged: web-development-and-design
HTML5 for Web Designers
liked it
tagged: web-development-and-design
HTML5 & CSS3 For The Real World
really liked it
tagged: web-development-and-design
Designing for Emotion
really liked it
tagged: web-development-and-design
The Design of Everyday Things
liked it
tagged: web-development-and-design
CSS: The Missing Manual
really liked it
tagged: web-development-and-design
Colour
liked it
tagged: web-development-and-design

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