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JavaScript Training Class - Introduction: Overview

This two-day introductory JavaScript training class provides a solid foundation in using and writing JavaScript and working with jQuery. No previous programming or scripting experience is required. In this JavaScript course participants learn JavaScript and jQueary along with a framework for common situations when JavaScript is most effectively used. Examples and exercises help course participants learn JavaScript essentials. This JavaScript class is suitable for web developers as well as web designers who have an understanding of HTML and CSS, but lack formal JavaScript training.

Javascript Training Class - Introduction Course Dates

All classes in Boston, New York City, and Philadelphia start at 9:30 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m.
and are led by a live instructor in the same classroom with you.
All online classes are led by a live instructor and run from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

Course Title Course Dates Course Location Fee Register
Javascript Training Class - Introduction


American Graphics Institute
American Graphics Institute
AGI Training Boston
150 Presidential Way
Boston - Woburn, MA 01801
2019-05-29 15:34:33 $995.00
Javascript Training Class - Introduction


American Graphics Institute
Live instructor-led class online
2019-05-29 15:34:33 $995.00
Javascript Training Class - Introduction


American Graphics Institute
New York
American Graphics Institute
AGI Training New York
21 W 46th St.
New York, NY 10036
2019-05-29 15:34:33 $995.00
Javascript Training Class - Introduction


American Graphics Institute
American Graphics Institute
AGI Training Boston
150 Presidential Way
Boston - Woburn, MA 01801
2019-05-29 15:34:33 $995.00

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

JavaScript Course Prerequisites

A working knowledge of HTML and CSS along with an understanding of web page creation is required. No previous scripting or programming experience necessary. Contact AGI about this JavaScript training class if you have questions or need guidance to select the appropriate course for your needs.

JavaScript Training Class - Course Materials

You will receive a comprehensive course manual for this JavaScript class developed by the certified instructors at AGI.

Call (800) 851-9237 to schedule a private class or to speak with a training consultant.


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AGI's team of experienced instructors are led by the design and usability expert and best-selling author of more than 20 books including Creative Cloud for Dummies, Creative Suite for Dummies, and Photoshop Digital Classroom. Classes are led by experienced professionals who have extensive professional and training experience, and also work in our consulting practice areas and as practicing professionals. For Federal agencies, American Graphics Institute classes are offered under GSA contract 47QTCA19D003Y.

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