Introduction to Javascript & jQuery

Washington D.C. campuses

GA Washington D.C. (1776 8th Floor)
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington DC 20005

Introduction to Javascript & jQuery

Washington D.C.

Washington D.C. campuses

GA Washington D.C. (1776 8th Floor)
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington DC 20005

About this workshop

Take a deep dive into the magical language of the internet and learn the technologies for rapid development, efficiency, iteration and speed. Javascript is the functional and dynamic programming language developed with functionality and web developers in mind. As the foundation of millions of web pages and with frameworks constantly being built to compliment it, JavaScript is here to to stay. If you’re a web designer who wants to up skill their toolkit to the digital climate and be taken seriously as a front-end developer, this class is for you.

Through lecture and hands-on activity, participants will gain experience with the basics of using Javascript and jQuery to update the appearance and content of a web page in real time.

Takeaways

  • How to incorporate jQuery into a website
  • How to read documentation to get the answers you need
  • How dynamically animate and update web pages
  • Wrap up with ways to take your JavaScript knowledge further.

Prereqs & Preparation

You should be comfortable looking at HTML source code, inspecting web pages and making changes to existing HTML and CSS. Knowledge of templating is helpful. Cut-and-paste experience with Javascript/jQuery is a plus.

Required Materials: Laptop, Chrome Web Browser, Sublime Text 2 text editor. Additional materials will be downloaded during class.

Please review Code Academy's HTML/CSS course before class. If you'd like a bit of a head start, check out Code Academy's JavaScript course. Both are optional resources.

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