Beginning JavaScript and jQuery

Beginning JavaScript and jQuery

JavaScript is one of the most common programming languages in the world, and it is important that you become well-versed in it if you want to be successful. This course teaches you the fundamentals of JavaScript, including how to write basic code and use JavaScript syntax. You will also learn how to use jQuery in your projects, which will enable you to unlock much more advanced features in your sites and applications.

Updated Dec 24, 2018

You will start by learning what JavaScript is and how browsers use it. You will move on to look at the JavaScript syntax—such as comments, operators, and more—and then variables and functions. You will then learn how to execute different pieces of code based on certain conditions as well as how to make code loop a certain number of times. You will finish up the JavaScript section of the video by learning about the Document Object Model or DOM.The second part of the video introduces jQuery and how to use it in your projects. You will then manipulate the DOM and finish up with a quick overview of a couple of advanced jQuery features. 

Target Audience

Viewers will primarily be coming to this course because of the opportunity to graduate from using plain JavaScript to developing sites and applications by incorporating the jQuery library. They know the basics of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, will have heard about how popular and useful jQuery is, and want to start exploring it. 

Business Objectives

  • Introduction to JavaScript, covering the language and when to use it
  • How to manipulate the DOM with both JavaScript and jQuery
  • How to use jQuery to validate forms