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23 Indispensible Ajax and Javascript Cheat Sheets

June 25, 2009 • By

JavaScript has always been one of the most popular programming languages on the web, and with the arrival of AJAX it quickly became the number one choice for pro web developers.
With the rapid rise of Javascript and Ajax many frameworks and libraries have been created by developers, namely MooTools, Scriptaculous, Prototype, and, of course the ever more popular and versatile jQuery.

All of these JavaScript cheat sheets are designed to act as reminders and as a comprehensive reference sheet, displaying the many Functions and Methods, Regular Expressions, XMLHttpRequest, Event Handlers… Basically, you will find, every aspect of Javascript and Ajax covered to aid you with development.
You will also find cheat sheets for all the major Javascript frameworks.

Ajax and Javscript Cheat Sheets


A brief tongue in cheek introduction to Ajax for newbies.
Download PDF: Whats Ajax Cheatsheet
Source: slash7.com.

Ajax and Javascript Cheat Sheets
This cheat sheet is very detailed an professional. A must have for Microsoft ASP.NET developers.
Download: Microsoft ASP.NET AJAX Cheat Sheet.
Source: aspnetresources.com.

Ajax and Javascript Cheat Sheets
Cheat Sheets for the YUI Library provide quick references to the key methods, properties, and syntax patterns of each component. When you find yourself elbow-deep in a coding problem, sometimes it’s quicker to turn to these rather than firing up a browser to review documentation and examples.
Download ZIP File: The Yahoo! User Interface Library (YUI).
Source: developer.yahoo.com.

Ajax and Javascript Cheat Sheets
This JavaScript cheat sheet is designed to act as a reminder and reference sheet, listing methods and functions of JavaScript. It includes reference material for regular expressions in JavaScript, as well as a short guide to the XMLHttpRequest object.
Download PDF: JavaScript Cheat Sheet PDF.
Download PNG: JavaScript Cheat Sheet PNG.
Source: addedbytes.com.

Ajax and Javascript Cheat Sheets
A detailed HTML cheat sheet covering all aspects of Javascript development.
View HTML: JavaScript in one page.
Source: javascript.su.

Ajax and Javascript Cheat Sheets
View HTML: JavaScript Reference.
Source: javascript-reference.info.

Ajax and Javascript Cheat Sheets
Here is the syntax for a very powerful and very cryptic string pattern matching scheme in the client-side JavaScript of web browsers. You can use it to validate form entry, parse URLs, and many other things.
View HTML: Regular Expressions for client-side JavaScript.
Source: visibone.com.

Ajax and Javascript Cheat Sheets
An understandingly popular JavaScript Reference Card from Addison-Wesley’s.
Download PDF: Javascript Refererence Card.
Source: wps.aw.com.

Ajax and Javascript Cheat Sheets
After writing the JavaScript Bible (Wiley), part of the authors deal with the book publishers was that he was allowed to release a free chapter (JS/DOM Object Quick Reference) as a free PDF download.
Download PDF: JavaScript and Browser Objects Quick Reference.
Source: dannyg.com.

Ajax and Javascript Cheat Sheets
A free cheat sheet from the excellent visibone, Javascript DOM for Web Browsers.
Download JPG: Javascript DOM for Web Browsers.
Source: visibone.com.

Ajax and Ruby on Rails

Ajax and Javascript Cheat Sheets
A brief intro for developers wishing to develop Ajax with Ruby on Rails.
Download PDF: Ajax on Rails.
Source: slash7.com.

Ajax and Javascript Cheat Sheets
R.J.S. (Ruby JavaScript) is a templating tool, built in Ruby, to output JavaScript.
Download PDF: Ruby, Ajax and Javascript Cheat Sheet.
Source: slash7.com.

jQuery Cheat Sheets

Ajax and Javascript Cheat Sheets
View HTML: jQuery CheatSheet (from Snipplr.com).
Source: Snipplr.com.

Ajax and Javascript Cheat Sheets
An A-Z of all jQuery commands for quick reference.
View HTML: jQuery 1.1 Cheat Sheet – A to Z.
Source: n-bp.com.

Ajax and Javascript Cheat Sheets
This cheat sheet gives you a categorized A-Z of jQuery and Ajax commands specifically for jQuery 1.1.4.
Download PDF: Jquery-Cheat-Sheet 1.1.4.
Source: pablovos.com.

Ajax and Javascript Cheat Sheets
Same description as above, this time though specifically for jQuery 2.
Download PNG: jQuery Cheat-Sheet 1.2.
Source: cheat-sheets.org.

Ajax and Javascript Cheat Sheets.
A colorful and easy to read jQuery cheat sheet from colorcharge.com.
Download PNG: jQuery 1.2 Cheat Sheet.
Source: colorcharge.com.

Ajax and Javascript Cheat Sheets
This is an official jQuery Visual Map, very useful.
Download PNG: jQuery Visual Map.
Source: jQuery.com.

Prototype Cheat Sheets

Ajax and Javascript Cheat Sheets
Probably the most comprehensive cheat sheet for the underused Prototype.
Download PDF: Prototype 1.6.0.2 Cheat Sheet.
Source: thinkweb2.com.

Ajax and Javascript Cheat Sheets
A comprehensively written Prototype cheat sheet detailing cheat sheet from snook, detailing all aspects of development.
Download PDF: Prototype 1.5.0 Cheat Sheet PDF.
Download PNG: Prototype 1.5.0 Cheat Sheet PNG.
Source: snook.ca.

Scriptaculous Cheat Sheets

Ajax and Javascript Cheat Sheets
A single page Scriptaculous cheat sheet covering combination effects.
Download PDF: A Field Guide to Scriptaculous PDF.
Source: slash7.com.

MooTools Cheat Sheets

Ajax and Javascript Cheat Sheets
This MooTools cheat sheet coverss documentation for Core, Native, Class, Element, Utilities and Request.
Download PDF (Standard): MooTools 1.2 Cheat Sheet Standard PDF.
Download PDF (Printer Friendly): MooTools 1.2 Cheat Sheet Pronter Friendly PDF.
Source: mediavrog.net.

Ajax and Javascript Cheat Sheets
This cheat sheet has been colour-coded to make it easier to find the info that you need.
Download PDF: Mootools r.83 Cheat Sheet PDF.
Download PNG: Mootools r.83 Cheat Sheet PNG.
Source: snook.ca.

By Paul Andrew (Speckyboy and speckyboy@twitter).