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edX: Programming for the Web with JavaScript

 with  Chris Murphy

JavaScript is the programming language of the World Wide Web.

As a professional web software developer, you will not only need to know how to program in this simple yet powerful language, but you will need to understand the fundamentals of how data is exchanged on the World Wide Web (WWW) and what tools and frameworks are available to you for creating robust, interactive web applications.

This course, part of the CS Essentials for Software Development Professional Certificate program, provides an introduction to modern web development using JavaScript. In addition to exploring the basics of web page creation using HTML and CSS, you will learn advanced web page layout and responsive design tools such as Bootstrap. You will also learn how browsers represent a web page data using the Document Object Model (DOM) and how to develop dynamic, interactive web pages using JavaScript in the browser. Beyond fundamental JavaScript syntax and advanced language features such as callbacks, events, and asynchronous programming, you will work with jQuery, which provides functionality for simplified DOM manipulation and event handling.

This course will teach you how to represent and exchange data using JavaScript Object Notation (JSON), and will discuss key principles of object-oriented programming and see how they are used in JavaScript.

We will also introduce you to modern web frameworks and component-based libraries such as React for efficiently developing modular web page components, which improve scalability and maintainability. We will also cover modern software methodologies such as model-driven development, and architectures such as  model-view-controller (MVC) and model-view-presenter (MVP). We will explore how they are used by teams of professional software developers to create high quality applications.

Server-side JavaScript is becoming more prevalent in the industry, with web frameworks such as Node.js making it simple to create and deploy complex, data-driven web applications. This course will prepare you to use such frameworks by covering important technologies such as HTTP and RESTful APIs.

Syllabus

Week 1: Web Programming Basics
 
Week 2: Using JavaScript to Create Dynamic, Data-Driven Web Pages
 
Week 3: Client-Side Frameworks for Developing Modular Web Page Components
 
Week 4: Building Scalable Web Apps with Server-Side JavaScript
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Cost Free Online Course
Pace Upcoming
Provider edX
Language English
Certificates $149 Certificate Available
Hours 6-8 hours a week
Calendar 4 weeks long
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