Overview

Even for the simplest webpage, working with JavaScript has become an essential skill for any developer or designer. This course looks at first principals in how to start using JavaScript to interact with the page. If you are new to programing and need to learn how to wrangle this powerful and flexible language you will find this course an essential skill.

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Prerequisites

  • This course is designed for the delegate who is an experienced computer user, is familiar with the Internet, and is familiar with HTML. This course does not provide basic computer, Internet, or introductory HTML concepts. A delegate who isn't familiar with basic computer terminology, or who hasn't used the Internet or HTML should first take the Getting Started - Creating Web Pages (www.qa.com/QAHTMLPRI) course.

Dual monitor setup is required for when attending this course via the QA Attend from Anywhere delivery method.

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Delegates will learn how to

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Add script to a web page
  • Manage JavaScript types effectively
  • Program using flow of control
  • Understand functions, object and arrays
  • Create new HTML content using the DOM
  • Hook up events
  • Use JavaScript to interact with forms
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Outline

Module 1: Introduction

  • Course Outline
  • Administration
  • Introductions
  • Virtual PC

Module 2: Introduction to JavaScript

  • Brief History
  • JavaScript Concepts
  • Adding Script
  • Browser Developer Tools
  • Declaring Variables
  • JavaScript Types

Module 3: Flow of Control

  • Understanding Flow of Control
  • The IF statement
  • SWITCH Statement
  • The WHILE Loop
  • The FOR Loop

Module 4: Arrays, Objects and Functions

  • What are arrays
  • Creating and Accessing Arrays
  • What are functions
  • Creating and Calling functions
  • What is scope
  • Functions and scope
  • Creating and Accessing Objects

Module 5: Interacting with the Page

  • The Document Object Model (DOM)
  • The Browser Object Model (BOM)
  • Selecting Elements
  • Creating new content
  • The Style Object
  • JavaScript Event Model
  • Selecting Form Elements

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Special Notices

Please note: for Attend from Anywhere customers an additional screen is required for this course to work through remote desktop labs and view training information.

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