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Functionality of JavaScript, jQuery and AJAX Course


Functionality of JavaScript, jQuery and AJAX
Functionality of JavaScript, jQuery and AJAX

Learn more about the functionality of JavaScript, jQuery and AJAX.


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Course Description

JavaScript is a client side scripting language and is one of the most widely used programming languages for the web. The most common use of JavaScript is to write functions which are part of HTML pages and that interact with the Document Object Model (DOM) of the web page. jQuery is used as a library of JavaScript functions that simplifies web page development and AJAX interactions. This free online web programming course will greatly increase your understanding of JavaScript, jQuery and AJAX by showing examples of code and how they function together to provide the interactive and dynamic web pages that are widely used in today’s web environment. You will also learn about AJAX and how it provides JavaScript programmers with a way of coding that widens the scope and functionality for real time updates such as retrieving data from the server side without reloading the entire web page. This free online web programming course will be of great interest to IT and business professionals who would like to learn more about the functionality of JavaScript, jQuery and AJAX and how they work to provide much more dynamic and engaging web pages.

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LEARNING OUTCOMES

Learning outcomes:
- Understanding the concept of how JavaScript works;
- Examine how loosely typed it is in comparison to C;
- Learn how various code syntaxes used in JavaScript and AJAX;

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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 103 votes
Course Title: Functionality of JavaScript, jQuery and AJAX
Course #: 514
Course Publisher: Harvard
Course Category: 1
Content Origin:
Course Description: JavaScript is a client side scripting language and is one of the most widely used programming languages for the web. The most common use of JavaScript is to write functions which are part of HTML pages and that interact with the Document Object Model (DOM) of the web page. jQuery is used as a library of JavaScript functions that simplifies web page development and AJAX interactions. This free online web programming course will greatly increase your understanding of JavaScript, jQuery and AJAX by showing examples of code and how they function together to provide the interactive and dynamic web pages that are widely used in today’s web environment. You will also learn about AJAX and how it provides JavaScript programmers with a way of coding that widens the scope and functionality for real time updates such as retrieving data from the server side without reloading the entire web page. This free online web programming course will be of great interest to IT and business professionals who would like to learn more about the functionality of JavaScript, jQuery and AJAX and how they work to provide much more dynamic and engaging web pages.
License: This course is available from Harvard OpenCourseWare through the following Creative Commons licence:
Creative Commons License
Release Date: 07 November 2012
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner): 1-2 Hours
Video/Audio: High
Audio Only: High
Animation: None
Assessments: Yes
Education Level
Age appropriateness: 18+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level: Post-Secondary
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • Gilson Viana
    Gilson Viana Brazil Very good. 2015-10-05 14:10:13
  • Lubabalo Tatase
    Lubabalo Tatase South Africa This is an awesome experience and it has helped me understand javascript 2015-09-29 11:09:06
  • Joe Zattoni
    Joe Zattoni United States of America Very informative lesson. 2015-09-20 23:09:55
  • Junaid Desai
    Junaid Desai South Africa Good insight, need a little prior knowledge to gain full reward 2015-08-31 18:08:35
  • Serguei Pozdniakov
    Serguei Pozdniakov United States of America Very interesting and very useful course. 2015-08-25 18:08:47
  • Carlos De La Torre Jr.
    Carlos De La Torre Jr. United States of America Very interesting lecture on Javascript, AJAX and JQuery. Easy to follow and it was funny when he had a bug show up in his examples. 2015-07-08 19:07:19
  • COBY HERD
    COBY HERD United States of America Good. 2015-05-27 12:05:37
  • Manish Shrivastava
    Manish Shrivastava India It was a fantastic experience! 2015-04-14 12:04:11
  • Daniel Thibault
    Daniel Thibault Canada Excellent lecturer! 2015-03-24 00:03:09
  • Patrick Conley
    Patrick Conley United States of America Excellent Course. 2015-03-06 02:03:35
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