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Course Descriptions

JavaScript Class

Subjects Covered

This course is designed for web-site designers who want to learn to enhance their web sites with javascript features. Students will walk away from the class with several useful "canned" scripts for immediate inclusion in their won pages. Class discussion and exercises will cover —

  • The fundamental concepts of script writing (object heirarchy, dot syntax, events and event handlers, variables, functions, IF statements, operators and comparisons),
  • How to make changes to the status bar,
  • The creation of "image rollovers" or "image swaps,"
  • Opening and closing windows and customizing window features such as size and position,
  • Working with the Date object,
  • Determining the user’s browser, browser version and computing platform,
  • Sending messages to the user through "alert" and "confirm" windows,
  • Keeping web pages out of another site’s frame structure,
  • Using drop down lists and other form elements for site navigation,
  • Using JavaScript to validate form data before submission,
  • A brief introduction to the role of JavaScript in Dynamic HTML.

6 hours, $260 (available for Windows and Macintosh)

Class Format

  • Live trainer in room — not on-line or remote learning,
  • Exercise-based, hands-on classroom instruction,
  • Emphasis on questions and student participation,
  • Small size (limited to 8), personal attention.

Location

Dates and Registration

Prerequisites

Familiarity with HTML markup, either using a web-page authoring tool such as FrontPage or DreamWeaver, or raw HTML.

Related Classes

HTML/Web Site Development
Advanced HMTL 1 to learn to create forms, apply layout techniques to web pages, create frames, and create animated GIF files.
Advanced HMTL 2 to learn about incorporating multimedia elements into your HTML pages.

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