There are some subtle and not-so-subtle things that I would change about the book. First, the order of topics is sometimes confusing, especially given the intended audience. For example, I consider closures to be an advanced topic, but it’s discussed in the book before the
arguments object, the
The big thing I would change about this book are the examples. Coming up with relevant examples in technical books is extremely difficult, and something I struggle with all the time. The problem I have with the examples in
To be fair, chapters 9-12 do a good job of discussing web programming and introducing some of the topics the reader would need to make use of their new-found knowledge. These chapters I enjoyed quite a bit and was disappointed that they were so short. The information was enough to get you started, but I felt like the author had more to say and just didn’t have enough space to say it.