Comprehensive JavaScript Training

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In this JavaScript training course, students learn to use JavaScript effectively to make their web pages more dynamic and functional and to reduce the number of roundtrips to the server.

  1. JavaScript Basics
    1. The Name "JavaScript"
    2. The HTML DOM
    3. JavaScript Syntax
      1. Basic Rules
      2. Dot Notation
      3. Square Bracket Notation
    4. Where Is JavaScript Code Written?
    5. JavaScript Objects, Methods and Properties
      1. Methods
      2. Properties
      3. The Implicit window Object
      4. The getElementById() Method
    6. Event Handlers
  2. Variables, Arrays and Operators
    1. JavaScript Variables
      1. A Loosely-typed Language
      2. Storing User-Entered Data
    2. Arrays
      1. Associative Arrays
      2. Array Properties and Methods
    3. JavaScript Operators
  3. JavaScript Functions
    1. Built-in Functions
      1. Number(object)
      2. String(object)
      3. isNaN(object)
      4. parseFloat() and parseInt()
    2. Built-in Functions vs. Methods
    3. User-defined Functions
      1. Function Syntax
      2. Passing Values to Functions
      3. A Note on Variable Scope
      4. Returning Values from Functions
  4. Built-In JavaScript Objects
    1. String
    2. Math
    3. Date
    4. typeof Operator
  5. Conditionals and Loops
    1. Conditionals
      1. if - else if - else Conditions
      2. Switch / Case
    2. Loops
      1. while Loop Syntax
      2. do...while Loop Syntax
      3. for Loop Syntax
      4. for...in Loop Syntax
  6. JavaScript Form Validation
    1. Accessing Form Data
    2. Basics of Form Validation
      1. The this Object
      2. Cleaner Validation
    3. Validating Radio Buttons
    4. Validating Checkboxes
    5. Validating Select Menus
    6. Focus, Blur, and Change Events
      1. Focus and Blur
      2. Change
    7. Validating Textareas
  7. Images, Windows and Timers
    1. Image Rollovers
    2. Preloading Images
    3. Creating a Slide Show
    4. Windows
    5. Timers
    6. Popup Timed Slide Show
  8. Navigator, History, and Location Objects
    1. The navigator Object
    2. Feature Detection
    3. history Object
    4. location Object
    5. Creating a Simple Quiz
  9. Quick JavaScript Recap
    1. Primitive data types
      1. Null
      2. Undefined
      3. Boolean
      4. Number
      5. String
    2. Native Types
      1. Date
      2. Array
      3. Object
      4. Regular Expressions
    3. Functions
    4. The DOM
      1. The DOM is not JavaScript
      2. JavaScript is not the DOM
      3. The window object
    5. The XMLHttpRequest object
    6. JSON
  10. Advanced Techniques
    1. Optional Function Arguments
    2. Truthy and Falsy
    3. Default Operator
      1. Default Operator Gotcha!
    4. Functions Passed as Arguments
    5. Anonymous Functions
    6. Inner Functions
    7. Observing and Capturing Events
    8. The eval() Function
    9. Variable Scope
    10. Error Handling
      1. Runtime Errors
    11. The delete Operator
  11. Regular Expressions
    1. Getting Started
      1. JavaScript's Regular Expression Methods
      2. Flags
      3. String Methods
    2. Regular Expression Syntax
      1. Start and End ( ^ $ )
      2. Number of Occurrences ( ? + * {} )
      3. Common Characters ( . \d \D \w \W \s \S )
      4. Grouping ( [] )
      5. Negation ( ^ )
      6. Subpatterns ( () )
      7. Alternatives ( | )
      8. Escape Character ( \ )
    3. Backreferences
    4. Form Validation with Regular Expressions
    5. Cleaning Up Form Entries
  12. The HTML Document Object Model
    1. innerHTML
    2. Accessing Element Nodes
      1. getElementById()
      2. getElementsByTagName()
      3. getElementsByClassName()
      4. querySelectorAll()
      5. querySelector()
    3. Accessing Element and Text Nodes Hierarchically
    4. Attaching Events
      1. Event Propagation: Capturing and Bubbling
      2. Detaching Events
    5. Accessing Attribute Nodes
      1. getAttribute()
      2. attributes[]
    6. Accessing Nodes by Type, Name or Value
      1. nodeType
      2. nodeName
    7. Removing Nodes from the DOM
      1. DOM Differences: The Whitespace Problem
    8. Creating New Nodes
    9. Identifying the Target of an Event
  13. Dynamic Forms
    1. Jump Menus
      1. The options[] Collection
      2. The selectedIndex Property
      3. Disabling Form Elements
    2. Adding Options to a Select Menu
    3. Cascading Select Menus
      1. Making the Code Modular
    4. Creating a JavaScript Timer
    5. A Sample Quiz Tool
  14. Dynamic HTML
    1. Introduction
    2. Accessing and Modifying Styles
    3. JavaScript style Properties
    4. Hiding and Showing Elements
    5. Manipulating Tables
    6. Dynamically Changing Dimensions
      1. Creating a Timed Slider
    7. Positioning Elements Dynamically
      1. Creating a Different Timed Slider
    8. Changing the Z-Index
    9. A Note on JavaScript Frameworks

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