COMP284 Scripting Languages (2017-18)

Reading list

The recommended textbooks for this module are:

  1. R. Nixon: Learning PHP, MySQL, and JavaScript.
    O'Reilly, 2009.
    Harold Cohen Library: 518.561.N73 or e-book
    (or a more recent edition like the 4th edition published in 2014,
    the 5th edition is expected to be published at the end of April 2018)
  2. R. L. Schwartz, brian d foy, T. Phoenix: Learning Perl, 6th edition
    O'Reilly, 2011.
    Harold Cohen Library: 518.579.86.S39 or e-book
    (or a more recent edition like the 7th edition published in 2016)

For additional material on HTML and JavaScript, the following textbooks are recommended:

  1. M. David: HTML5: Designing Rich Internet Applications.
    Focal Press, 2010.
    Harold Cohen Library: 518.532.D24 or e-book
    (or a more recent edition like the 2nd edition published in 2012)
  2. N. C. Zakas: Professional JavaScript for Web Developers.
    Wiley, 2009.
    Harold Cohen Library: 518.59.Z21 or e-book
    (or a more recent edition like the 3rd edition published in 2012,
    the 4th edition is expected to be published at the end of July 2018)

These textbooks are available from the library in printed and/or electronic form as indicated above.
See http://library.liv.ac.uk/search/v?SEARCH=COMP284 or Reading Lists @ Liverpool: COMP284 2017-18 for the corresponding entries in the library catalogue.