DW160 Introduction to JavaScript & jQuery

Course Description

In this Web Development class students will get a strong foundation in the basic concepts of programming as they learn Javascript. They’ll learn how the most popular language on the web can help make their sites more functional and engaging, while enhancing the overall user experience.

Format/Topics

  • Javascript
  • Variables
  • Conditional Statements and Boolean Logic
  • Loops
  • Functions: built-in and defined
  • Objects and arrays
  • jQuery

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop a foundational understanding of computer programming
  • Learn the basics of Javascript, the most popular programming language on the web
  • Begin working with jQuery, a popular Javascript library
  • Begin adding advanced, dynamic functionality to their projects