About 40 hours of Video lectures straight from the Architects of notable Web2.0 experiences, absolutely free and ready to download. Here are my favorites to learn Java script, Lectures that you can't miss.
Yahoo! Video (Flash) or download.yahoo.com (M4V)
Joseph Smarr is the Chief Platform Architect at Plaxo, Inc. explores the core lessons learned in the development of their apps and the details of how they've leveraged maximum performance from the web browser
42 minutes; source: Yahoo! Video (Flash) or download.yahoo.com (M4V, iPod/iPhone-compatible) : Nicholas Zakas is an engineer on the team that brings you My Yahoo!, one of the most popular personalized portals on the web. In this talk, Zakas focuses on some fundamental concepts in the world of frontend engineering with an eye toward making code more maintainable.
An Inconvenient API: The Theory of the DOM
- Part 1: 31 minutes | M4V download
- Part 2: 21 minutes | M4V download
- Part 3: 26 minutes | M4V download
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High Performance Web Sites: 14 Rules for Faster Pages
37 minutes; source: Yahoo! Video (Flash) or download.yahoo.com (M4V, iPod/iPhone-compatible): Steve Souders is Yahoo's chief peformance guru and the author of High Performance Web Sites. For the past three years, Steve has led a team investigating the root causes of poor page performance and applying the lessons learned to Yahoo!'s high-traffic, media-rich properties.
Java script and JQuery
Best Practices in Java script Library Design