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Introduction to JavaScript

Taught in English

Judy Richardson

Instructor: Judy Richardson

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1 hour and 45 minutes
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Only available on desktop
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4.5

(78 reviews)

What you'll learn

  • Describe the purpose of JavaScript.

  • Write and test a simple JavaScript program.

  • Compare inline and external JavaScript.

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Learn, practice, and apply job-ready skills with expert guidance

Beginner level

Recommended experience

1 hour and 45 minutes
Learn at your own pace
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Only available on desktop
Hands-on learning
4.5

(78 reviews)

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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. Discuss how JavaScript fits into the world of web development.

  2. Add the HTML script element to an HTML document in preparation for adding JavaScript code.

  3. Describe the various syntax rules and coding standards that typically apply to JavaScript code.

  4. Write the JavaScript code to prompt for a name and display a greeting on the screen.

  5. Explain the difference between inline and external JavaScript in terms of storage and application.

Recommended experience

Completion of Introduction to HTML or a basic knowledge of HTML elements and syntax is recommended.

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  • Available only on desktop

    This Guided Project is designed for laptops or desktop computers with a reliable Internet connection, not mobile devices.

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