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Intermediate Level

Intermediate Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 16 hours to complete

Suggested: 10 hours per week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Skills you will gain

Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP)JqueryJavaScript
Specialization
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100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

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Intermediate Level

Intermediate Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 16 hours to complete

Suggested: 10 hours per week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
9 hours to complete

Introduction to JavaScript

We take a quick look at the JavaScript language. We assume that you already know PHP - so it is a pretty quick introduction focusing on what is different about JavaScript....
Reading
19 videos (Total 155 min), 7 readings, 3 quizzes
Video19 videos
JavaScript Overview10m
Basic JavaScript9m
JavaScript - Core Language Features4m
JavaScript - Variables and Expressions10m
JavaScript - Arrays and Control Structures3m
Code Walkthrough: JavaScript11m
JavaScript - Document Object Model13m
Code Walkthrough: Document Object Model (DOM)6m
Bonus: Brendan Eich - Inventing JavaScript11m
Bonus: Office Hours Seattle, Washington3m
Code Walkthrough - Javascript/Profiles10m
Installing MAMP on Macintosh7m
Installing MAMP on Windows1014m
Installing XAMPP on Windows109m
Windows: Using NGrok with the Autograder5m
Windows: Using LocalTunnel with the Autograder4m
Macintosh: Using NGrok with the Autograder9m
Macintosh: Using LocalTunnel with the Autograder4m
Reading7 readings
Textbook & Course Resources10m
Help Us Learn More About You!10m
Assignment Specification: JavaScript/Profiles10m
About This Section10m
Installation Handouts10m
Installing LAMP On Linux10m
Submitting your code to the autograder10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
JavaScript28m
Week
2
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

JavaScript Objects

We do a quick look at how the JavaScript language supports the Object-Oriented pattern. This is the second time we look at the OO pattern so we focus on the unique aspect of how JavaScript approaches OO....
Reading
4 videos (Total 29 min), 1 quiz
Video4 videos
JavaScript - Building Objects7m
JavaScript - Object Life Cycle6m
Bonus: Office Hours Seoul, South Korea9m
Quiz1 practice exercise
JavaScript Objects10m
Week
3
Hours to complete
7 hours to complete

Using JQuery

This is a brief introduction to the JQuery library which is widely used to do in-browser manipulation of the Document Object Model(DOM) and event handling....
Reading
7 videos (Total 98 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
Video7 videos
Code Walkthrough: jQuery Basics13m
Forms and jQuery13m
Code Walkthrough: Forms and JQuery14m
Bonus: John Resig - JQuery10m
Bonus: Office Hours, Barcelona2m
Code Walkthrough: Profiles, Positions and JQuery25m
Reading1 reading
Assignment Specification: Profiles, Positions and JQuery10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
JQuery20m
Week
4
Hours to complete
8 hours to complete

JSON - JavaScript Object Notation

In this section we look at JavaScript Object Notation (JSON). JSON is commonly used as a syntax to exchange data between code running on the server (i.e. in PHP) and code running in the browser (JavaScript/JQuery)....
Reading
9 videos (Total 111 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
Video9 videos
JSON and jQuery11m
Code Walkthrough: JavaScript Object Notation14m
JSON Chat13m
Code Walkthrough: JSON Chat11m
Code WalkThrough - JSON CRUD9m
Code Walkthrough: Profile, Positions, Education, and JSON34m
Bonus Office Hours: Montreal, Quebec4m
Fun: Chuck Pretends he is a Travel Show (Paris)2m
Reading2 readings
Assignment Specification: Profiles, Positions, and Education10m
Post-Course Survey10m
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Top Reviews

By JJNov 14th 2018

Thanks for the course Dr. Chuck, I learned more than I ever bargained I would. The only thing would be is recommendations were to go from here and what to focus on if this is your first course.

By KKNov 17th 2018

It was great doing this courser. Chuck's teaching was awesome. I highly recommend taking this course to everyone who are interested in this area.

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Charles Severance

Associate Professor
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About University of Michigan

The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future....

About the Web Applications for Everybody Specialization

This specialization is a basic introduction to building web applications, and is an excellent starting point for learners who already have a basic understanding of programming, HTML, and CSS. In Web Applications for Everybody, learners will be introduced to web and database applications in PHP, using SQL for database creation, as well as functionality in JavaScript, jQuery, and JSON. This specialization (and its prerequisites) will prepare learners with no experience in programming or technology for an entry level web developer position in PHP....
Web Applications for Everybody

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

  • Throughout the course, we build and extend a simple system to store resumes in a database. For each assignment, there is a minimum set of requirements to complete the assignment and then some optional open-ended challenges that push the student into increased complexity.

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