And that's what this guide is about, soup to nuts. It starts with a succinct programmers overview of the language and then moves into client side usage in web pages. That's the same basic structure as it was in previous editions, but there's a lot of new and expanded material.
Among other things, coverage of Ajax is new in this edition. The author apologizes for not referencing XMLHttpRequest in previous editions, explaining that it was because of lack of standards endorsement.
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[This] reminds me of a quotation from somebody that, whenever he tried to explain the logical structure of a programming language to a programmer, it was like a cat trying to explain to a fish what it feels like to be wet. (Saul Gorn)