Course Details and Schedule

JavaScript (JS) is a client-side scripting language capable of dynamically modifying web content within an internet browser. This one-day course introduces you to language fundamentals, the most popular JS libraries, and provides real-world examples in AJAX, jQuery, and dynamic CSS.

See below for course schedule

Key topics
  • Basic data types, operators
  • Using arrays
  • Creating control structures
  • Writing functions
  • OOP libraries overview
  • Accessing HTML elements via DOM
  • AJAX (Asynchronous Javascript and XML)
  • Pop-up messages and keyboard and mouse events
  • jQuery
Course information
Intended audience Novice web developers
Prior knowledge Some knowledge of HTML and CSS is important. Those new to programming should consider first attending the Programming: Concepts course.
Resources A course book must be purchased when you attend the course (included in the Cost below)
Format Presentation with practical exercises
Further information The course will have a lunch break. Please note: lunch is not provided, however, there are numerous places nearby where you can purchase food.
Where next? Programming: PHP introduction, Databases: MySQL introduction,
Taught using:
Windows 7

Course provider: IT Learning Programme

What you will need:

Computer and software are provided. There is limited space for any device you use for note taking.


Frequency: Every term subject to teacher availability. Express an interest in future dates for this course.