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JS-Beginner : Javascript for Absolute Beginners

JavaScript is one of the most popular programming language supported across all Web browsers and tools. uCertify's JS-Beginner is a fundamental course for learning JavaScript at an initial level. This exam will help professionals willing to make their career in the field of Web programming. This
Javascript for Absolute Beginners
ISBN : 978-1-61691-448-6


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Exercise Questions
Glossary of terms

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Post-Assessments Questions


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Table of Content

Here's What you will Learn

Lesson 1: Representing Data with Values

  • What Are Value Types?
  • Creating a String Literal
  • Creating a Number Literal
  • Creating a Boolean Literal
  • Naming a Value with an Identifier
  • Creating an Object Literal
  • Creating an Array Literal
  • Creating a Function Literal
  • Summary

Lesson 2: Type Conversion

  • String Members
  • Explicitly Creating Wrappers
  • Converting a Value to Another Type
  • Summary

Lesson 3: Operators

  • Introducing Operator Precedence and Associativity
  • Using JavaScript Operators
  • Summary

Lesson 4: Controlling Flow

  • Writing an if Condition
  • Taking One of Several Paths with a Switch
  • Writing a while Loop
  • Writing a do while loop
  • Writing a for Loop
  • Enumerating Members with a for in Loop
  • Snappier Conditionals
  • Snappier Loops
  • Summary

Lesson 5: Member Inheritance

  • Creating Objects with a Constructor
  • Classical Inheritance
  • Prototypal Inheritance
  • Cloning Members
  • Mixins
  • Summary

Lesson 6: Functions and Arrays

  • Why Use Functions?
  • Functions Are Values
  • Function Members
  • Conditional Advance Loading
  • Lazy Loading
  • Recursion
  • Borrowing Methods with apply() or call()
  • Currying
  • Chaining Methods
  • Closure and Returning Functions
  • Passing a Configuration Object
  • Callback Functions
  • Memoization
  • Global Abatement with Modules
  • Arrays
  • Summary

Lesson 7: Traversing and Modifying the DOM Tree

  • DOM Tree
  • Summary

Lesson 8: Scripting CSS

  • DOM Interfaces for Working with CSS
  • Clarifying Some CSS Jargon
  • Downloading the Sample Files
  • Querying a Style Attribute
  • Scripting Classes
  • Scripting Rules
  • Scripting Imported Style Sheets
  • Adding or Deleting a Rule
  • QueryingOverall Styles from the Cascade
  • Enabling and Disabling Style Sheets
  • Including or Importing Style Sheets
  • Embedding a Style Sheet
  • Summary

Lesson 9: Listening for Events

  • Working with the Event Object
  • Downloading Project Files
  • Advance Conditional Loading
  • Telling JavaScript to Stop Listening for an Event
  • Preventing Default Actions from Taking Place
  • Preventing an Event from Traversing the DOM Tree
  • Writing Helper Functions
  • Sliding Sprites
  • Drag-and-Drop Behavior
  • Swapping Skins by Key
  • Initiating Behaviors When the DOM Tree Is Available
  • Fighting Global Evil
  • Summary

Lesson 10: Scripting BOM

  • Downloading the Project Files
  • Remembering Visitor Data with Cookies
  • Animating with Timers
  • Writing Dynamic Pages Using Ajax
  • Yielding with Timers
  • Converting function declarations to expressions
  • Summary

Lesson 11: Video Tutorials

  • Training Videos of JavaScript

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