Introduction to Javascript: The Basics

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Create Javascript functions that perform a small, specific task and promote code re-use

Understand how to access and modify HTML elements using the Document Object Model (DOM) interface in Javascript

Create scripts that handle different events and interact with the DOM based on the triggered events

Clock2h 10m
BeginnerBeginner
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

In this 2h 10m long project-based course, you will learn how to create dynamic web pages using Javascript. Javascript is one of the most popular scripting languages used in front-end, back-end web applications and hybrid mobile applications. It can be used to add interactivity to static HTML pages. It also could be used at the back end of modern web applications. Moreover, it is the core of many modern frameworks used to build hybrid mobile web applications. Learning Javascript opens up a huge variety of promising career options. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.

Skills you will develop

  • JavaScript
  • Front-End Web Development

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Introduction

  2. Inline and External Scripts

  3. Variables and Operators

  4. Conditional Statements

  5. Loops

  6. Functions

  7. The Document Object Model: Querying Elements

  8. The Document Object Model: Event Handlers

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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