Javascript 101

Washington D.C. campuses

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

Javascript 101

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 class

Expand your coding toolkit with the No. 1 language in tech.

Step into the world of web development with General Assembly. During our JavaScript-focused workshop, see how it powers dynamic websites and applications through animations, drop-down effects, and more — and why it’s the No. 1 programming language in tech. Through a series of hands-on coding exercises, you’ll:

  • Learn how to think like a programmer.
  • Survey the JavaScript landscape and see how developers leverage this language to succeed in their careers.
  • Discover how JavaScript and jQuery update the appearance and content of a web page in real time.
  • Apply what you’ve learned to add animations and effects to a website.

Chart your own career path. Pick up where this workshop leaves off. Enhance your professional skill set online in our mentor-guided JavaScript Circuit, or on-campus with our part-time JavaScript Development course.

Takeaways

  • Gain an overview of the JavaScript landscape and its placement in the web development ecosystem.
  • Practice programmatic thinking by writing Javascript pseudo-code
  • Write expressions that assign and evaluate variables
  • Explain the difference between jQuery and vanilla JS
  • Register and trigger event handlers for jQuery events

Prereqs & Preparation

Basic HTML and CSS experience. Complete DASH Project 1 Bring a laptop to class (Mac preferred but not required). Install Sublime Text 3 on your computer Have Google Chrome on your computer.

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