Introduction to JavaScript

PT2050
Summary
In this course the student will learn the fundamentals of the JavaScript programming language, learn how to write event-based programs, and save user-specific information in the form of a cookie. This course points out differences in Netscape and Microsoft document object models and discusses ways to write browser independent scripts. The student will leave with a working knowledge of JavaScript and its applications and with the ability to use DHTML for more effective page design.
Prerequisites
The student must have prior experience with a programming language such as C, C++, or Java. The student must also be comfortable with HTML page markup and have a working knowledge of Windows 95.
Duration
3 Days/Lecture & Lab
Audience
This course is designed for application programmers and Web developers who will be using JavaScript in the development of Web pages and Web sites.
Topics
  • JavaScript programming basics control flow, object syntax, properties, methods
  • Core JavaScript objects array, string, date, etc.
  • Document object models
  • Client-side JavaScript objects window, document, form, etc.
  • JavaScript event handling mouse events, keyboard events, etc.
  • Form validation
  • Persistent data; cookies
  • Dynamic HTML

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