Intermediate JavaScript Language Skills and Coding Practices

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Course Number: SCRPT-101

Duration: 3 days (19.5 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

Intermediate JavaScript Training Overview

Accelebrate's Intermediate JavaScript Language Skills and Coding Practices training class is a hands-on course that teaches attendees how to use JavaScript language skills such as regular expressions, closures and Ajax, and how to write fast-executing code that conforms to established best practices.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate offers instructor-led enterprise training for groups of 3 or more online or at your site. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private corporate training on-site or online, please contact us.

In addition, some courses are available as live, online classes for individuals. See a schedule of online courses.

Objectives

  • Use regular expressions to validate data
  • Implement structured exception handling
  • Manipulate Document Object Model (DOM) elements
  • Manage Ajax requests
  • Create custom JavaScript object classes
  • Use advanced JavaScript techniques such as closures
  • Write JavaScript code using established coding standards and best practices

Prerequisites

All attendees must have prior HTML, CSS, and JavaScript development experience.

Outline

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Introduction
Quick JavaScript Recap
  • Variables and Data Types
  • Intrinsic JavaScript Objects (String, Array, Date, Math)
  • Functions
  • Conditional and Iterative Logic
Regular Expressions
  • The Building Blocks of Regular Expressions
  • Implementing Regular Expressions in JavaScript
  • Regular Expression Object Methods
  • String Methods That Accept Regular Expressions
  • Backreferences
  • Data Validation
Structured Exception Handling
  • Using try/catch
  • Throwing Your Own Exceptions
  • Using finally
Event-Driven JavaScript
  • Tag-Based and Code-Based Event Handlers
  • Setting Up Event Listeners
  • Writing Event Callback Functions
The Document Object Model
  • The Legacy DOM
  • The W3C DOM Standard
  • Traversing the DOM Tree
  • Manipulating DOM Elements
Ajax Development
  • Creating the XMLHttpRequest Object
  • Managing Ajax Requests
    • HTML Response
    • XML Response
    • JSON Response
Object-Oriented JavaScript
  • Creating a Plain JavaScript Object
  • Creating an Object Class
  • Using the prototype of the Class Constructor
  • Extending Native JavaScript Objects
A Closer Look at JavaScript Functions
  • Functions with a Flexible Number of Arguments
  • Anonymous Functions
  • Passing Functions to Other Functions and Function Instance Methods
  • Closures
Production-Grade JavaScript
  • Where to Put JavaScript Code
  • Minifiying and Compressing .js Files
  • Debugging JavaScript
  • JavaScript Unit Testing Using QUnit
JavaScript Best Practices
  • Unobtrusive JavaScript
  • Separating Page Structure and Logic
  • Progressive Enhancement via Feature Detection
  • Coding Standards (Crockford/Yahoo)
Survey of JavaScript Frameworks - time permitting, the course will cover basic aspects of whichever JavaScript framework your organization uses; typically one of the following:
  • jQuery/jQuery UI
  • Yahoo User Interface
  • Prototype/script.aculo.us
  • Ext JS
  • Moo Tools
  • Dojo
Conclusion

Training Materials:

All Intermediate JavaScript training students receive a related textbook. 

Software Requirements:

  • Web or text editor of your choice
  • Web browsers - a recent version of one or more of the following:
    • Google Chrome
    • Mozilla Firefox
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Safari


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