Web development: introduction to JavaScript

Course Dates: 17/07/21 - 07/08/21
Time: 10:00 - 13:15
Location: Online
Use JavaScript to add dynamic effects and valid your web pages. You will need basic skills in HTML and CSS from the course Web design: HTML5 and CSS stage 1 or prior study.
This course is FREE if a) you live in London and your job is at risk of redundancy or b) you are either on Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA) or Employment & Support Allowance(ESA) or c) you receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit) and your monthly take home pay is less than £343. For more information click here
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £100.00

Course Code: CWDS03

Sat, day, 17 Jul - 07 Aug '21

Duration: 4 sessions (over 4 weeks)

Or call to enrol:020 7831 7831

Any questions? computing@citylit.ac.uk
or call 020 7492 2515

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What is the course about?

This hands-on JavaScript course provides an introduction to the features provided by JavaScript. You will get the skills needed to use JavaScript in web applications and create rich client websites.

This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

Variables and variable scope
Data types and Objects: String, Number, Boolean, Array and Object
Working with the console
Conditional structures: if, else
Loops: while, for
Functions: creating and using
Form validation
Understanding the DOM: accessing, changing, creating
Manipulating page content
Manipulating CSS properties and values.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

You will recognise the different concepts involved when developing websites using JavaScript. This course will create a solid base for creating client websites.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

You should have a reasonable knowledge of HTML/CSS or any other programming language.
You should have good general computing skills, be able to follow spoken instructions, read written instructions and information, and discuss work with your tutor in English.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

The course is entirely practical. Students will be able to test and develop these skills during the course.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

There are no other costs. A pen and paper to take notes.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Web design:back-end coding with PHP/MySQL, introduction to PHP/MySQL, Advanced CSS, HTML5 & CSS3:advanced (stage 3), introduction to SASS and create a responsive website using Bootstrap.

We’re sorry. We don’t have a bio ready for the tutor of this class at the moment, but we’re working on it! Watch this space.