Introduction to Vue

18 Ratings

Course Number: SCRPT-160

Duration: 3 days (19.5 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

Vue Training Overview

Accelebrate's Introduction to Vue training course teaches experienced JavaScript developers the core concepts of Vue and how to use the framework to build robust Model-View-ViewModel applications.

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 Web Development courses are available as live, online classes for individuals.

Objectives

  • Understand the difference between single-page web applications and other JavaScript uses
  • Articulate what Vue.js is and why it is useful in both scenarios
  • Learn Vue.js coding and architecture best practices, including project layout and component management
  • Set up and manage projects with the Vue.js CLI
  • Add, remove, and manage features with the Vue.js CLI
  • Use Vue’s reactivity features to build fresh, snappy user interfaces
  • Wield the power of dynamic CSS thanks to Vue’s CSS manipulation capabilities
  • Comprehend the differences among Vue’s data, computed, and method properties
  • Leverage Vue’s template language and directives in the HTML portion of components
  • Manage forms and respond to user input
  • Communicate with a back-end server to retrieve data for Vue components
  • Write effective and efficient unit and integration tests for Vue.js applications

Prerequisites

All attendees must be experienced JavaScript developers with a fairly advanced understanding of JavaScript, including prototypes and functions as first-class citizens.  If your group doesn’t yet have this experience, we could readily add one or two days to the beginning of your course to appropriate prepare them.

Outline

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Introduction and Setup
  • Introductions
  • Verify setup
    • Node.js and npm
    • IDE
    • Git
    • Class repo
  • What is Vue.js?
  • What does Vue do for me?
Core concepts in Vue.js
  • Including Vue into a page
  • Reactive rendering
  • The Vue.js instance
  • Instances vs components
  • The Vue CLI
  • The Vue devtools
Components and Instances
  • The Vue instance
    • Instance data with the data property
    • Actions with the methods property
    • Attaching methods to events
    • Lifecycle methods
  • Vue components
    • Differences with a Vue instance
    • Changes to the data property
    • Changes to methods
    • When should I use components, when should I use the instance?
    • The single file component
  • Testing in Vue.js
    • Testing instances
    • Testing against components
Templates
  • Rendering a variable in a template
  • Binding properties
  • Binding events
  • Testing templates
  • Optimizing with computed properties
  • When to use a computed property vs data
  • Interactions between computed, data, and methods
  • Watching for changes
  • Testing watches
Working with Components
  • Registering components
    • Global vs local registration
    • Module systems
    • Registering common components
  • Properties
    • Passing properties to a component
    • Property types
    • Validating properties
    • Testing properties
    • Attribute inheritance
Event Handling
  • In-line vs method handlers
  • Testing event handling
  • Event modifiers
  • Picking up keyboard events
Custom Events
  • Custom event concepts
  • Naming custom events
  • Binding to native events over custom events
  • Using .sync
Control Structures
  • Conditionals with v-if
    • v-else
    • v-else-if
  • Hiding and showing with v-show
    • v-show vs v-if
  • Testing conditionals
  • Loops with v-for
    • Basic v-for
    • State management and watching for changes
    • Sorting and filtering
    • Testing loops
CSS Bindings
  • Binding CSS classes
    • Object syntax
    • Array syntax
    • Checking CSS with tests
  • Binding inline CSS styles
    • Object syntax
    • Array syntax
Working with Forms
  • Using v-model
  • Specific form controls
    • Text fields
    • Checkboxes and radio buttons
    • Selects / Drop-downs
    • Multi-line text fields
  • Testing form controls
  • Modifiers for v-model
  • Forms and custom events
Slots
  • What is a slot and what does it do?
  • The v-slot attribute
  • Sharing data between slots
    • Scoped slots
  • Managing content with slots
    • Named slots
    • Dynamic names
  • Testing slot behavior
Conclusion

Training Materials:

All attendees receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements:

  • Google Chrome
  • Other modern browsers as desired
  • IDE/development environment of your choice
  • Node
  • Other free software and lab files that Accelebrate would specify


The instructor was extremely flexible and tailored lessons and examples to our needs.

 Clayton S, Spiral Solutions and Technologies, Inc., Bellevue, NE

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