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JavaScript 1

24 hours
1,495 GBP
Next course start
6 March, 2024 (+2 start dates)
Course delivery
Virtual Classroom
24 hours
1,495 GBP
Next course start
6 March, 2024 (+2 start dates)
Course delivery
Virtual Classroom
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Course description

JavaScript 1 Course Overview

The JavaScript 1 course comprises sessions dealing with embedding a script in a web page, variables and expressions, conditions and loops, functions, objects, arrays, errors and debugging, the DOM, event handling, the BOM, and AJAX.

The delegate will learn how to add dynamic and interactive behaviour to their web pages.

Exercises and examples are used throughout the course to give practical hands-on experience with the techniques covered.

Who will the Course Benefit?

The JavaScript 1 course is designed for web designers and developers who are familiar with HTML & CSS, and want to be able to add dynamic and interactive elements to their web sites.

Course Objectives

This course aims to provide the delegate with the knowledge to be able to add dynamism and interactivity to a web site by producing scripts that exploit all core elements of the JavaScript language including AJAX.

Upcoming start dates

Choose between 2 start dates

6 March, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

5 June, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

Suitability - Who should attend?


Delegates attending this course should have some previous programming experience and be able to define general programming concepts including: compilation, execution, variables, arrays, sequence, selection, iteration, functions, objects, and classes. Moreover delegates should be able to navigate the filesystem (on the command line ideally), edit and save text files and browse the web. This knowledge can be obtained by attendance on the pre-requisite Introduction to Programming - JavaScript course.

Delegates should be able to build and style simple web pages using HTML & CSS. This knowledge can be obtained by attendance on the pre-requisite HTML & CSS course.

Experience to the level as demonstrated in these courses is recommended:
  • Introduction to Programming - JavaScript
  • HTML & CSS

Training Course Content

JavaScript 1 Training Course

Course Contents - DAY 1

Course Introduction
  • Administration and Course Materials
  • Course Structure and Agenda
  • Delegate and Trainer Introductions
  • What is JavaScript
  • Dynamism and Interactivity
  • JavaScript and ECMAScript
  • Versions and Browser Support
Session 2: STRUCTURE
  • Inline, Internal, and External Scripts
  • The script and noscript Tags
  • Case Sensitivity
  • Whitespace
  • Comments
  • Variable Declaration and Assignment
  • Data Types
  • Type Conversion
  • Operators: Arithmetic, Assignment, Comparison, and Logical
  • Simple and Compound Expressions
  • If Else
  • Switch
  • Ternary Operator
  • For
  • While
  • Do
  • Break
  • Continue
JavaScript 1 Training Course

Course Contents - DAY 2

Session 5: FUNCTIONS
  • Function Declaration
  • Function Invocation
  • Variable Scope and Hoisting
  • Functions as Data
  • Anonymous Functions
Session 6: OBJECTS
  • Object Literal
  • Object Properties
  • Constructor Function
  • Prototype Manipulation
  • String, Number, Date, and Math
  • Regular Expressions
Session 7: ARRAYS
  • Array Literal
  • Array Elements
  • Array Traversal
  • Array Functions
  • Multi-dimensional Arrays
  • In-browser Developer Tools
  • Console Object
  • Debugging
  • Throw, Try, and Catch
JavaScript 1 Training Course

Course Contents - DAY 3

Session 9: DOM
  • Relationship between HTML and JavaScript
  • Element Referencing
  • Common Element Properties
  • DOM Navigation
  • DOM Manipulation
  • Event
  • Event Object
  • Event Handler
  • Event Handler Assignment
  • Form Validation
Session 11: BOM
  • Window Object
  • Screen, History, and Navigator Objects
  • Alerts and Prompts
  • Timeouts and Intervals
  • Cookies
Session 12: AJAX
  • The Request and Response Model
  • XMLHttpRequest Object
  • Asynchronous Request
  • Callbacks
  • Introduction to XML and JSON

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Average rating 4.8

Based on 31 reviews.
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23 Sep 2020
Alan very good instructor

Alan very good instructor. Clear instructions with plenty of breaks to stop you getting tired.

23 Sep 2020
Nothing is too much trouble

Lecturer was Alan Lavender. My second course with Alan. Nothing is too much trouble.

23 Sep 2020
with challenging exercises

Excellent content, very knowledgable and helpful lecturer with challenging exercises.

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Further Learning

  • HTML5 & CSS3 with JavaScript
  • JavaScript 2
  • jQuery Web Development
  • React
  • Angular Development

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