Programming for the Web with JavaScript

MOOC
Programming for the Web with JavaScript
Language
English
Duration
1 hour coourse
Certificate
Certification paid
Course by EdX
Programming for the Web with JavaScript
What will you learn?
The basics of how the World Wide Web allows browsers to send and retrieve web content
Web browser internals, the Document Object Model (DOM), and jQuery
How to create dynamic, interactive web pages using JavaScript
Techniques for creating data-driven websites using modern web technologies 
Client-side JavaScript libraries and frameworks
Server-side JavaScript application architecture, middleware, HTTP, and RESTful API design
About the course

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 also introduce you to modern web frameworks and component-based libraries such as React.js for efficiently developing modular web page components, and D3.js for creating data-driven documents. We will also teach you how to represent and exchange data using JavaScript Object Notation (JSON), and how to access RESTful APIs on the web.

Server-side JavaScript is becoming more prevalent in the industry, with web frameworks such as Node.js and Express making it simple to create and deploy complex, data-driven web applications. This course will prepare you to use such frameworks and show you how to integrate them with NoSQL databases such as MongoDB.

Program
Programming for the Web with JavaScript
Learn how to develop dynamic, interactive, and data-driven web apps using JavaScript.
Programming for the Web with JavaScript
Learn how to develop dynamic, interactive, and data-driven web apps using JavaScript.
Lecturers
Chris Murphy
Chris Murphy
Associate Professor of Practice, School of Engineering and Applied Science University of Pennsylvania
Swapneel Sheth
Swapneel Sheth
Senior Lecturer, Computer and Information Science University of Pennsylvania
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