Introduction to Javascript Training

Answers to Popular Questions:

 
Yes, this class can be tailored to meet your specific training needs.
Yes, we provide javascript consulting services.
Yes, group discounts are provided.

Course Description

 
This course will teach the core functionality of the JavaScript language. Students learn to use JavaScript effectively to make their web pages more dynamic and functional and to reduce the number of roundtrips to the server.
Course Length: 3 Days
Course Tuition: $1190 (US)

Prerequisites

Experience in the following areas is required: HTML Experience in the following areas would be beneficial: CSS Programming Experience

Course Outline

 

Module 1: JavaScript Basics

  • The Name “JavaScript”
  • The HTML DOM
  • JavaScript Syntax
  • Where Is JavaScript Code Written?
  • JavaScript Objects, Methods and Properties
  • Event Handlers

Module 2: Variable, Arrays, and Operators

  • JavaScript Variables
  • Arrays
  • JavaScript Operators

Module 3: JavaScript Functions

  • Built-in Functions
  • Built-in Functions vs. Methods
  • User-defined Functions

Module 4: Built-In JavaScript Objects

  • String
  • Math
  • Date
  • Type of Operator

Module 5: Conditionals & Loops

  • Conditionals
  • Loops

Module 6: JavaScript Form Validation

  • Accessing Form Data
  • Basics of Form Validation
  • Validating Radio Buttons
  • Validating Checkboxes
  • Validating Select Menus
  • Focus, Blur, and Change Events
  • Validating Textareas

Module 7: Images, Windows, and Timers

  • Image Rollovers
  • Preloading Images
  • Creating a Slide Show
  • Windows
  • Timers
  • Popup Timed Slide Show

Module 8: Navigator, History, and Location Objects

  • The navigator Object
  • Feature Detection
  • History Object
  • Location Object
  • Creating a Simple Quiz

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javascript Uses & Stats

javascript is Used For:
Front End of Website Analytics Widgets Web Interactivity
Difficulty
Popularity
Year Created
1995
Pros
 
Speed: 
JavaScript is very fast because it can be run immediately within the client side browser 
 
Simplicity:
It's relatively much easier to learn and implement than many other languages.
 
Popularity: 
JavaScript can be used in a huge variety of applications. It is currently used by 94.5% of all web sites.
 
Versatility:
Nearly every device, whether it comes with other programming languages or not, also comes with a web browser that runs JavaScript. 
Cons
Client-Side Security:
In some cases Javascript can be exploited for malicious purposes because the code executes on the users computer. This is one reason some people choose to disable Javascript.
 
Browser Support.:
JavaScript is sometimes interpreted differently by different browsers. Whereas server-side scripts will always produce the same output, client-side scripts can be a little unpredictable. 
javascript Job Market
Average Salary
$100,000
Job Count
51,906
Top Job Locations

New York City 
Washington D.C.
San Francisco

Complimentary Skills to have along with javascript

JavaScript is mostly used as a client side scripting language and is written into an HTML page. It is a complicated, rapidly evolving language. Along with Javascript, learning the following programming languages will enhance your development career. 

Node js - is a lean, fast, cross-platform JavaScript runtime environment that is useful for both servers and desktop applicationsts and a  gem for JavaScript developers.
Python - It's realtively easy to learn and can be used anywhere.
Java - It's the most popular object oriented programming language of the world.
PHP - is the mostly used back-end language

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