Introduction to JavaScript

By Michael McClaren

Learn JavaScript history, basic language skills, and where it can be implemented.

2 hours
  • 17 Lessons
  • 2 Hands-On Labs

About the course

In this course, we will be learning the basics of JavaScript. We will start with some history of JavaScript and why it was created. Then we will be creating basic code that teaches some foundations for the language. Once we have that under our belt, we will look at where JavaScript can be implemented in the latest cloud technologies as well as in modern web applications.

  • Chapter 1 2 Lessons Introduction 2:24

    Welcome to this Course

    1:24

    Prerequisites

    1:00
  • Chapter 2 2 Lessons The History of JavaScript 7:34

    Implementing Client-Side Scripting

    4:25

    Creating a Modern and Dynamic Internet

    3:09
  • Chapter 3 4 Lessons Client-Side Scripting Basics 20:13

    Exploring the Document Object Model (DOM)

    7:44

    Understanding JavaScript Syntax (Hello World)

    9:23

    Working with Image Tags (Cats and Dogs)

    3:06

    Getting Stylish with JavaScript

    0:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 4 4 Lessons More Advanced Client-Side Scripting 26:11

    Using Variables and Arrays

    6:09

    Working with Conditionals and Looping

    7:51

    Understanding the Basics of Functions

    6:58

    Introducing JavaScript Frameworks

    5:13
  • Chapter 5 3 Lessons Server-Side Basics 10:34

    Exploring Server-Side JavaScript with NodeJS

    5:42

    Introducing REST and APIs

    4:52

    LAB: Creating an HTTP server in NodeJS

    0:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 6 2 Lessons Conclusion 2:14

    So Much More That JavaScript Can Do

    1:14

    Thanks for Taking This Course

    1:00

What are Hands-on Labs

What's the difference between theoretical knowledge and real skills? Practical real-world experience. That's where Hands-on Labs come in! Hands-on Labs are guided, interactive experiences that help you learn and practice real-world scenarios in real cloud environments. Hands-on Labs are seamlessly integrated in courses, so you can learn by doing.

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