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JavaScript Class in Boston on December 20, 2017

Javascript Training Class - Introduction

Wed, Dec 20 2017 to Thu, Dec 21 2017
9:30 a.m.
American Graphics Institute
AGI Training Boston
American Graphics Institute AGI Training Boston
120 Presidential Way
Woburn MA 01801

Learn JavaScript essentials in this introductory JavaScript training class. Discover how to use JavaScript and jQuery for common practical situations. Add interactivity to HTML pages, add rollovers, validate forms, create redirects, and more. This JavaScript course is for individuals who have basic skills with web page design or development. No previous programming experience is required for this JavaScript course which teaches JavaScript and jQuery skills.

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JavaScript Overview

  • Understanding the role of JavaScript
  • Places where JavaScript is used
  • Adding JavaScript to an HTML website
  • Drawbacks and browser incompatibilities
  • JavaScript libraries, plug-ins, and frameworks
JavaScript Language Essentials
  • Storing data in a variable
  • Overview of the different types of data
  • Understanding operators and expressions
  • Working with JavaScript's built-in functions
Defining JavaScript Functions
  • Working with local variables
  • Allowing external arguments
  • Returning values from functions
  • Understanding recursion
Working with Objects in JavaScript 
  • Identifying the role of Objects
  • Defining Objects using JSON
  • Accessing properties with the dot syntax
  • Working with JavaScript's built-in Objects
JavaScript Events and Interactivity
  • Responding to events
  • Understanding function scope
  • Working with the Event Object
  • Preventing the default behavior of events
  • Understanding event bubbling
JavaScript Forms and Conditionals
  • Understanding Boolean logic
  • Checking multiple conditions at once
  • Working with the switch statement
  • Overview of HTML forms
  • Accessing form fields with JavaScript
Arrays and Looping in JavaScript 
  • Storing lists of data using Arrays
  • Accessing data within an Array
  • The structure and purpose of a loop
  • Understanding the difference between loops
  • Using a loop to access an entire array
The Document Object Model
  • The Document Object Model (DOM)
  • Finding elements using their ID
  • Finding elements using their tag name
  • Finding elements based on their context
Introduction to jQuery
  • Understanding the purpose of jQuery
  • Various uses of the jQuery constructor
  • Working with jQuery collections
  • Chaining functions to avoid redundancy
  • Common jQuery methods and events
Practical jQuery Applications: animation with jQuery
  • Using the 'animate' method
  • Running multiple animations in a row
  • Running multiple simultaneous animations
  • Stopping a running animation
  • Creating a looping animation
Using jQuery Plug-ins
  • Overview of common jQuery plug-ins
  • A look at the different types of plug-ins
  • Understanding the Configuration Pattern
  • Working with custom events

AGI Training Boston
120 Presidential Way
Woburn, MA
01801
USA
(781) 376-6044
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