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JavaScript Intro

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2 days
449 GBP excl. VAT 299 - 449 GBP excl. VAT
London, Online courses
Professional Training

Course description

JavaScript Intro

Add powerful interactivity to your website to provide a richer, more responsive experience. This course has everything you need to become a JavaScript developer.

This two-day Introduction to JavaScripting course is designed to give you the scripting knowledge to add interactivity to your website and to enable you to provide your site's users with a richer, more responsive experience.

This is a practical hands-on course that assumes some knowledge of HTML but no previous programming or JavaScript knowledge. You should have attended Media Training's Introduction to HTML course or have a good working knowledge of HTML

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Awards: Certificate of Achievement

What Will I Learn?

  • Terminology and user interaction
  • Variables and Operators
  • Objects and Conditionals
  • Built-in and custom functions
  • Loops and Arrays

Training Course Content

Day one

Getting Started

  • Overview
  • About terminology
  • Embedding Scripts
  • Syntax and Comments
  • Testing via alert and console
  • Hello World
  • Basic user interaction

Variables

  • Concept
  • Global variables
  • Declare, initialise and test
  • Write values to and within the page
  • Data types

Operators

  • Assignment
  • Comparison/Inequality
  • Increment/Decrement
  • Concatenation
  • Logical AND

Objects

  • About OBJECTS
  • DOM basics
  • Methods and Properties
  • Creating a Date object
  • Waiting for page load
  • Assigning user events

Conditionals

  • Syntax and structure
  • Boolean logic
  • IF, ELSE IF and ELSE statements
  • Nested conditionals
  • Responding to conditions

Built-In Functions Such As:

  • getElementById
  • prompt
  • confirm
  • Running code at intervals with set Timeout

Day two

Custom Functions

  • Syntax
  • Build a function
  • Local Variables
  • Returning values

Loops

  • FOR loop concept and syntax
  • While loop
  • do /while loop
  • Applied loops

Arrays

  • Concept and syntax
  • Populating an array
  • Looping through an Array
  • Sorting an Array

Random

  • Using MATH round, random, ceil and floor
  • Produce random numbers within a range
  • Select randomly from an Array

Conclusion

  • Recap
  • What's next
  • Top Javascript Libraries

Course delivery details

The following delivery options are available for this course:

  • Classroom at London Bridge
  • Online, live from anywhere

Why choose Media Training

25+ years of experience

Average class size of 6

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Butler's Wharf Building
36 Shad Thames
SE1 2YE London United Kingdom

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