JavaScript for Designers

JavaScript is the driving force behind user-friendly interfaces interactivity on the Web. You can improve user interfaces, enhance usability, and just make Web pages more fun with JavaScript. In this six-lesson JavaScript for Designers course, you’ll learn the basics of JavaScript programming with techniques aimed at visually oriented designers. To do it, the essentials of JavaScript are covered along with designer-friendly jQuery to make writing JavaScript easier and way more fun. You’ll begin with the basics of setup and syntax to get your footing, then build up to exciting and complex dynamic features.

This engaging, hands-on, and highly interactive course puts you on the fast track to enhancing your Web designs. You’ll learn the JavaScript and jQuery you need to add interactive elements such as dynamic image galleries, exciting rollover effects, more usable Web forms, and enhanced navigation to any Web page.

COURSE PREREQUISITE(S)

The HTML and CSS Essentials and Adobe Photoshop course or equivalent experience in hand coding HTML and CSS.

METHOD OF DELIVERY

Online training supported by online instructors

COURSE NOTES

A Student Guide is provided for this course. Evaluation is based solely on an Academy of Learning Career College final exam. Prior to taking the final exam, students must successfully complete all the components of the online course material. Participants who receive 75% or higher on their exam will receive a certificate.

LESSON 1

What is JavaScript; Adding JavaScript to a Web Page; JavaScript Building Blocks; Working with Variables and Data Types; JavaScript Comments; Requesting Information and Printing It to a Web Page; Troubleshooting JavaScript Programs

LESSON 2

Introducing the Document Object Model; Introducing jQuery; Adding Interactivity with Events

LESSON 3

Conditional Statements; Using Multiple Test Conditions; Writing to a Web Page Using jQuery

LESSON 4

Working with Functions; jQuery Effects

LESSON 5

Opening External Links in a New Window, Removing Elements from a jQuery Selection; Creating Bigger Link Areas; jQuery Plugins; A Plugin-Based Interactive Photo Gallery

LESSON 6

What Is Ajax?; Ajax Basics; Ajax the jQuery Way; Adding Twitter to a Web Page with an Ajax jQuery Plugin

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