University of California, Davis

Data Manipulation in JavaScript

This course is part of JavaScript for Beginners Specialization

Taught in English

Some content may not be translated

William Mead

Instructor: William Mead

6,127 already enrolled

Included with Coursera Plus

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.8

(58 reviews)

Beginner level
No prior experience required
18 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

Details to know

Shareable certificate

Add to your LinkedIn profile

Assessments

5 quizzes

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.8

(58 reviews)

Beginner level
No prior experience required
18 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

See how employees at top companies are mastering in-demand skills

Placeholder

Build your subject-matter expertise

This course is part of the JavaScript for Beginners Specialization
When you enroll in this course, you'll also be enrolled in this Specialization.
  • Learn new concepts from industry experts
  • Gain a foundational understanding of a subject or tool
  • Develop job-relevant skills with hands-on projects
  • Earn a shareable career certificate
Placeholder
Placeholder

Earn a career certificate

Add this credential to your LinkedIn profile, resume, or CV

Share it on social media and in your performance review

Placeholder

There are 4 modules in this course

In this module, you will be able to review and create HTML form elements, in preparation for doing form validation. You will be introduced to basic form validation and be able to discuss the differences between server side and client side validation, as well as the purpose of each type. You will be able to explore some of the advanced features available in the jQuery validation plugin, and take full control of the way information is presented to users.

What's included

20 videos7 readings1 quiz2 discussion prompts

In this module, you will be introduced to the concept of prototypical inheritance in JavaScript, and be able to demonstrate how it affects objects. You will be able to take a deeper look at arrow functions as an alternative to traditional function expression syntax. You will be able to convert function expressions into arrow functions when appropriate. You will be introduced to a larger scripting project with more functionality and complexity, which you will be able to start in the next module.

What's included

10 videos5 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

In this module, you will given a possible solution to the challenge presented to you in the previous module. You will be able to refactor code using best practices and fix final bugs in the application. You will be able to create a general function for getting data from the seatReservations object and use DOM manipulation techniques and logical flow control structures to update the necessary elements on the web page. You will be able to use JavaScript to create 300 unique objects following a specific naming pattern and be able to demonstrate refactoring code and DRY principles in programming. You will be able to solve possible errors the user may encounter when reserving seats and be able to display and hide the seat reservation form. You will be able to add data to an object based on user selection in the interface and practice DOM manipulation techniques.

What's included

30 videos8 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

In this module, you will be introduced to asynchronous JavaScript and explore methods for retrieving data asynchronously. You will be able to explore the way JavaScript handles events in more detail and be able to use methods in JavaScript to both send and receive data from a server file, and build a usable contact form for a website. You will be introduced to third party APIs and be able to use asynchronous methods for retrieving and displaying information from these APIs. You'll also be able to explore ways the data coming from third party APIs can be manipulated. You will also have the chance to work on an Honors project (if you desire).

What's included

43 videos12 readings2 quizzes2 discussion prompts

Instructor

Instructor ratings
4.9 (17 ratings)
William Mead
University of California, Davis
5 Courses298,566 learners

Offered by

Recommended if you're interested in Mobile and Web Development

Why people choose Coursera for their career

Felipe M.
Learner since 2018
"To be able to take courses at my own pace and rhythm has been an amazing experience. I can learn whenever it fits my schedule and mood."
Jennifer J.
Learner since 2020
"I directly applied the concepts and skills I learned from my courses to an exciting new project at work."
Larry W.
Learner since 2021
"When I need courses on topics that my university doesn't offer, Coursera is one of the best places to go."
Chaitanya A.
"Learning isn't just about being better at your job: it's so much more than that. Coursera allows me to learn without limits."

Learner reviews

Showing 3 of 58

4.8

58 reviews

  • 5 stars

    77.58%

  • 4 stars

    20.68%

  • 3 stars

    1.72%

  • 2 stars

    0%

  • 1 star

    0%

JQ
4

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2024

ML
5

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2022

TS
5

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2021

New to Mobile and Web Development? Start here.

Placeholder

Open new doors with Coursera Plus

Unlimited access to 7,000+ world-class courses, hands-on projects, and job-ready certificate programs - all included in your subscription

Advance your career with an online degree

Earn a degree from world-class universities - 100% online

Join over 3,400 global companies that choose Coursera for Business

Upskill your employees to excel in the digital economy

Frequently asked questions