University of California, Davis
Animation with JavaScript and jQuery
University of California, Davis

Animation with JavaScript and jQuery

This course is part of JavaScript for Beginners Specialization

Taught in English

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William Mead

Instructor: William Mead

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Beginner level
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13 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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  • Introduces learners to the popular jQuery library and explores the syntactical differences between JavaScript and jQuery using small projects.

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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13 hours (approximately)
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There are 4 modules in this course

In this module, you will be introduced to jQuery and basic jQuery syntax and we will compare it to JavaScript syntax. You will be able to plug-in the jQuery library and discuss the history of jQuery and its relationship to JavaScript. You'll also use some of the selectors and filters available in jQuery to access DOM elements. You will be able to create an interactive element that could be used on a website and be able to identify and fix coding and logic problems while working on a project. You will be able to demonstrate proficiency with both JavaScript and jQuery for accessing and manipulating elements on a web page.

What's included

21 videos8 readings1 quiz2 discussion prompts

In this module, you will be introduced to the jQuery effects library, helper functions, animations and callback functions. You will be able to use features in jQuery to animate elements on a web page. You will be able to use the callback functions to trigger a function when an animation is completed. You will be able to create a tabbed interface in both JavaScript and jQuery.

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21 videos7 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

In this module, you will be able to use the jQuery syntax and the built-in effects library to create image sliders that could be integrated into web pages. You will also be able to compare the jQuery syntax to the JavaScript syntax by building a similar image slider using only plain JavaScript syntax and using CSS to perform the animation.

What's included

18 videos5 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

In this module, you will be introduced to the use of timers and recursion in JavaScript and use these techniques to make interface elements that run on a timer. You practice using jQuery syntax and recursion to build a simple content rotator that could be used as an interface element on any web page.

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13 videos5 readings1 quiz2 discussion prompts

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4.9 (43 ratings)
William Mead
University of California, Davis
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