Introduction to Javascript – W3C

UPAM 5

Interested in a Web applications development career? Learn JavaScript, a Web development programming language, to add interactivity to your Web pages, and become an expert Web developer with free online course from W3C.

Javascript course description

This course is part of W3C’s « Front-End Web Developer » Professional Certificate.

JavaScript lets you add interactive features to your Web sites, including dynamically updated content, controlled multimedia, animated images, and much more. Developed in partnership between W3C and University Côte d’Azur, this introductory course has been designed to help Web developers have an understanding of the basic concepts of the language. We present JavaScript best practices by means of many interactive examples, some of which being demonstrated in live coding videos.

We use JavaScript in the Web browser. Why JavaScript is worth your time:

  • HTML5, CSS and JavaScript are the “classic three” for developers and designers;
  • It adds interactivity to your Web sites;
  • It is powerful, easy to learn, and quick to write;
  • It has great tools (editors, runtimes, lint tools, browsers, and third party libraries) as well as great online support through plenty of active open source communities.

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At the end of the course, we expect you to be able to read the source code of any JavaScript example found on the Web, learn from it, tweak it, and even – why not? – start contributing to open-source JavaScript projects.

Skills you’ll learn

In this free Javascript course, you’ll learn how to:

  • Add JavaScript code in your Web site/Web app, and how to debug it
  • Make interactive websites through the DOM API
  • Change the CSS styles of HTML5 elements from JavaScript
  • Deal with HTML5 forms
  • Make basic graphics and animations using the HTML5 canvas

Course details

  • Institution: W3C
  • Type: Free online course
  • Level : Beginner
  • Language: English
  • Duration: Self-paced
  • Provider: edX

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