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Javascript The Beginners Guide

An introductory guide to programming with Javascript, culminating with the development of a Lottery number generator.
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600 students enrolled
Created by Tony Hewitt
Last updated 1/2014
English
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  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What Will I Learn?
By the end of this course, you will have gained enough knowledge to create a basic JavaScript program.
You will have a better understanding of the fundamentals of Javascript to be able to at least get a basic understanding of other javascript source code when you see it.
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Requirements
  • PC or MAC
  • Text Editor - such as Brackets.IO
  • At least a basic understanding of HTML code including input elements and buttons
Description

Java script has become one of the most flexible computer languages available today. It is available in many implementations including web browsers full blown applications and across multiple platforms from desktop to tablet and even smartphones.

This course starts at a very basic level and introduces the fundamental issues with Javascript programming.

The course leads the student to a level competent enough to write a web based application using some basic HTML elements augmented with the power of java script to produce a Lottery number generator (just for fun of course!).

The course includes just over 3 hours of video content along with source code for each lecture to provide a solid reference point to help get you started.

Who is the target audience?
  • The course is aimed at beginners of JavaScript and programming in general.
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 29 Lectures Collapse All 29 Lectures 03:05:32
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Javascript the beginners guide - Introduction
2 Lectures 02:14
Course Introduction
00:50

Getting tooled up!
01:24
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Variables and datatypes
6 Lectures 45:05
What are variables and why so important
13:35

String datatypes
09:01

Numerical datatypes
06:06

Boolean datatypes
05:52

Arrays
06:55

Object datatypes and summary
03:36
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First program
1 Lecture 05:33
Hello world
05:33
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Operators
1 Lecture 13:04
The various operators available in javascript
13:04
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Functions
4 Lectures 18:48

Basic calculator function
05:52

Calculate function with inputs
10:22

Functions summary
00:35
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Conditional logic
6 Lectures 35:27

"ELSE IF" statements
05:13

Logic operators
07:34

Logic operators where multiple expressions are "True"
05:13

Combining logical expressions with "And" "Or"
07:32

Conditional logic summary
01:27
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"While" and "For" loops
2 Lectures 14:00
"While" loops
06:18

"For" loops
07:42
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Debugging
4 Lectures 21:33
Debugging overview
05:43

Stepping through code
07:48

Watch expressions and exceptions
07:13

Debugging summary
00:49
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The Lottery number generator
2 Lectures 28:25
A bit of planning
05:32

Adding the Javascript
22:53
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Course Roundup
1 Lecture 01:23
Summary of course content
01:23
About the Instructor
4.5 Average rating
5 Reviews
600 Students
1 Course
Systems Architect, Developer, Consultant

Tony has been a computer systems developer for over 25 years. He started his journey in the tech world early on, writing Z80 Assembler programs for his ZX-81. He progressed in a more professional capacity initially into CPM and DOS based systems.

Tony has worked on systems ranging from single user written using DBASE II to designing multi-tier, multi-platform projects including web based and mobile based applications. He has worked in a vast array of different professional environments including health services, banking and finance, aviation, manufacturing, retail and motor industry.

Although very capable as a developer, he has consciously made sure he is still very much in touch with reality and amongst other things, can be heard on occasion singing in a Gospel choir!

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