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JavaScript Allongé (the original edition) by Reg Braithwaite

The original JavaScript Allongé is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. You are free:

  • to Share—to copy, distribute and transmit the work
  • to Remix—to adapt the work
  • to make commercial use of the work

Read the license yourself. The bottom line is, it’s free, free, FREE! And don’t just take my word for it, this repository contains the markdown source for the entire book.

The "Six" Edition

JavaScript Allongé, the "Six" Edition

In May 2015, JavaScript Allongé, the "Six" Edition replaced the original version. Although it is not freely licensed, it is free to read online.

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I don't want to pay to download a PDF. Can I make my own?

Yes, you can use the markdown source in this repository to make your own PDF. Or any other format.

Great book! Can I still buy it?

Not from me! Instead, please buy the new edition.

I don't want to buy it, but I'd like to say "thank you" with a tip.

Sure thing, you can send a donation via PayPal to, or click this button to donate $10 to help me write:

Donate $10

I'd like to share it.

And I'd also like you to share it, in this form, in PDF, or anything else. Go wild, just follow the attribution rules in the license.

Hey, I have a great way to make money with this.

Go for it, you are free to make commercial use of the work. For example, you could host it on your site and make money from ads, or write a JS tool and use the book as part of the help content. It's all good, just follow the license terms.

I found a typo/error!

This book is no longer actively maintained. But you might want to see if the error has been fixed in The "Six" Edition. Thanks!