JavaScripting: Introduction

2 Day Course
Hands On
Code JSCRPT1

This course has been superseded by the JavaScript 1 course.

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History (4 topics)

  • From LiveScript to JavaScript
  • Java vs JavaScript
  • Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
  • Other programming languages

What does JavaScript do? (5 topics)

  • Rollovers
  • Form Validation
  • Mathematical Calculations
  • Change CSS
  • Working with HTML5

Understanding JavaScript (7 topics)

  • Server-side vs. Client Side
  • Basics of OOP
  • JavaScript Behaviour
  • Dot Syntax
  • Understanding Properties & Methods
  • Document Object Model
  • Unobtrusive Scripting

The Language (5 topics)

  • Event Handlers
  • Values & Variables
  • Assignments
  • Operators
  • Comparisons

JavaScript Fundamentals (11 topics)

  • Writing text
  • Working with functions
  • Internal, Head & External JS
  • Commenting in JS
  • Alert Windows
  • Confirming user choice
  • If/else statements
  • Prompting the User
  • Redirects through a link
  • JavaScript enhanced links
  • Working with Referrer pages

Building a Web App (10 topics)

  • Designing a Bingo Card
  • Looping & Do/While Loops
  • Passing values to functions
  • Object Detection
  • Working with Arrays
  • Updating Arrays
  • Using the random() method
  • Working with functions that return values
  • Multi-level Conditionals
  • Error-Handling

Working with Images (4 topics)

  • Creating a Rollover
  • Creating more effective rollovers
  • Understanding the DOM
  • Building Objects in OOP

Form Handling (4 topics)

  • Select & Go Navigation
  • Accessibility & JavaScript
  • Changing Menus Dynamically
  • Making fields required

Making your pages dynamic (3 topics)

  • Placing the current date
  • Working with a dynamic timer
  • Updating the seconds dynamically

Prerequisites

Knowledge of a mark-up language such as HTML would be advantageous.

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