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Programming with JavaScript

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  • Creating simple JavaScript codes.

  • Creating and manipulating objects and arrays.

  • Writing unit tests using Jest

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There are 5 modules in this course

In this module, you are introduced to JavaScript. You'll learn why JavaScript is so integral to software development. And you'll get an overview of how to write JavaScript code inside the browser. Furthermore, you will learn about the most common operators as well as conditional statements and loops. After completing this module, you will have completed the following learning objectives:

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19 videos22 readings8 quizzes1 discussion prompt

Here you'll learn how to use objects, arrays and functions. In addition, you will learn about the most common built-in methods, and the difference between undefined, null and empty strings. And you'll explore both error handling and defensive programming. After completing this module, you will be able to:

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10 videos18 readings7 quizzes

This module is about functional programming and the oriented programming paradigm. You will learn what scope is in JavaScript. You'll explore the differences between var, let and const. And you'll learn how to use classes and inheritance in object oriented programming. Additionally, you'll explore how to use write JavaScript using modern features like spread and rest. You will build code that can manipulate the DOM and handle events. And you will use JSON in JavaScript. After completing this module, you will be able to:

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20 videos21 readings9 quizzes3 programming assignments

Here you will learn about Node.js and Node Package Manager (npm). And you will explore how to install npm packages and how to work with package.json. Furthermore, you will learn about testing in JavaScript and you'll code a simple unit test in Jest. After completing this module, you will be able to:

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7 videos2 readings3 quizzes1 programming assignment

In the final module, you'll synthesize the skills you gained from the course to create code for the "Little lemon receipt maker. After you complete the individual units in this module, you will be able to take the graded assessment. You'll also have to opportunity to reflect on the course content and the learning path that lies ahead.

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2 videos2 readings2 quizzes1 programming assignment2 discussion prompts

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