JavaScript Intro to learning JavaScript web programming

Getting started with JavaScript Intro course for Beginners
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42,797 students
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basic understanding of JavaScript terminology


  • No prerequisites to learning in this course
  • should have a basic understanding of web content
  • HTML knowledge is helpful but not neccessary


Course is designed to get viewers started with using JavaScript to develop web content.  We discuss all the basics of getting started and the basics of JavaScript.

JavaScript is one of the basic languages used to create powerful web experiences.

We cover basic script tags and how they work.

The course will take students from the very basics of JavaScript teaching how to being to implement script tags and create basic JavaScript experiences.

Having HTML knowledge is useful for this course but not essential for learning JavaScript.

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone who wants to learn about Javascript

Course content

3 sections17 lectures1h 24m total length
  • Introduction to JavaScript
  • HTML Source
    1 page
  • JavaSript Output to HTML document
  • JavaScript Getting to know Variable Types
  • Declare a variable and assign it a numeric value
    1 question
  • JavaScript Common Operators Explained
  • Declare a variable and assign it a string value
    1 question
  • JavaScript Source 1
    1 page
  • JavaScript Functions Explained
  • JS Source Functions
    1 page
  • Create a simple function which accepts one parameter and returns a computed value
    1 question
  • JavaScript Dynamic Event Listeners Change HTML
  • JS source events
    1 page
  • What is the DOM Document Object Model
  • JQuery saves time over JavaScript
  • AJAX Server Response no Page Refresh
  • JS AJAX source
    1 page
  • Introduction to using JSON in JavaScript


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