Dream in JavaScript
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Dream in JavaScript

Launch off in a rocket and learn JavaScript! Start from square 1 and learn the ropes in this follow along series!
3.7 (26 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
1,044 students enrolled
Created by Jesse Boyer
Last updated 2/2014
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This course includes
  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • 3 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Understand JavaScript Datatypes
  • Understand how the DOM works
  • Learn jQuery integration
  • Make use of manipulating your web page
Course content
Expand all 21 lectures 03:33:16
+ Getting Started
3 lectures 13:59

You need a web browser to run JavaScript, I suggest Chrome because it has the best debugging tools.

Preview 03:03

You need a text editor like Sublime Text or Notepad++ to type your code.

Choose Your Text Editor (Optional)
04:15

Create a project folder to start our learning.

Setup A Project Folder
06:41
+ Basics
6 lectures 59:31
Strings
08:55
Numbers & Floats
08:55
Arrays
11:58
Objects
10:07

Looping data is essential to every language.

Loops
13:00
Fundamental Quiz
10 questions
+ Soar Through jQuery
7 lectures 01:41:23
Playing with Forms!
18:17
Getting Cozy with DOM Manipulation
18:00

Traversal is moving throughout the tree. Just picture your $(selector) is a character, and now you have to navigate up a tree. That's exactly what traversing means!

Traversal!
23:46

jQuery comes with some basic effects and animations. These is a demonstration of using them.

Effects
16:38

Here's how you go about doing using AJAX! A webserver is required to do real AJAX calls -- this will teach you anyways!

AJAX
11:51
+ Underscore JS
4 lectures 31:15

Underscore is a nice toolbelt, here's how to get it loaded in our project.

Preview 03:38

Get the gist of how collections work, its extremely easy!

Collections Intro
09:52

Make your life easier with these array utilities.

Arrays Playground
09:25

Templates are very useful! See how easy they are to use.

Templates and TypeOf checkers
08:20
Underscore Quiz
10 questions
+ The End
1 lecture 07:08

This is a summary of what other frameworks are out there with a few thoughts on them.

Conclusion
07:08
Requirements
  • Web Browser
  • Text Editor
Description

JavaScript is only scary from the outside. In this course you'll learn the basics of stand-alone JavaScript and how to integrate the most popular framework ever, jQuery. With the basic training I give you, you will be able to open up a new world of exploration.

This is a short series geared towards the beginners who are looking for some thinking juice. It's hard to get that first boost of motivation, but if you force yourself through a few examples you'll start dreaming about JavaScript and eventually getting good at it!

Let's go on a short journey and learn a treasure!

Who this course is for:
  • Beginners
  • HTML/CSS People interested in JavaScript