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Intermediate JavaScript Language Skills and Coding Practices

SCRPT-101 (3 Days)
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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

Most Accelebrate courses are delivered as private, customized, on-site training at our clients' locations worldwide for groups of 3 or more attendees and are custom tailored to their specific needs. Please visit our client list to see organizations for whom we have delivered private in-house training. These courses can also be delivered as live, private online classes for groups that are geographically dispersed or wish to save on the instructor's or students' travel expenses. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private training at your site or online, please contact us.

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

Intermediate JavaScript Training 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

Intermediate JavaScript Training 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
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Lecture percentage

40%

Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

60%

Lab

Course Number:

SCRPT-101

Duration:

3 Days

Prerequisites:

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

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
    • Internet Explorer (9 or later)
    • Safari (5 or later)
    • Opera

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Don't settle for a "one size fits all" public class! Have Accelebrate deliver exactly the training you want, privately at your site or online, for less than the cost of a public class.

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