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This introduction to JavaScript covers core syntax of ES6 including both traditional control structures and types and newer syntax such as modules.  Students will be exposed to common browser APIs such as the Document Object Model (DOM), traditional browser objects, and communication APIs used for Ajax.  Traditional libraries such as jQuery may also be explored in this course.  The focus of this course is primarily on in-page use of JavaScript for navigation, visual effect while more application focused development is the focus of the second course. 

Some topics covered include:

  • The use of conditions
  • Loops
  • Functional arrays

For more information about this course, please contact infotech@ucsd.edu or 858-534-9352.


Note: Prerequisite is a complete working knowledge of HTML and CSS or "Introduction to HTML5 & CSS". A knowledge of basic programing concepts in recommended.

Course Number: CSE-41208
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
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