Introduction to JavaScript_

Evening Short Course

Length of Course: 4 weeks
Next Campus Class Starts: 15 July 
Next Stream Starts: 11 November
Course Price: R6 500

Virtual and On-Campus
Monday – Wednesday, 18h00 – 20h30

The future of web design is dynamic. Learn the fundamental skills to enhance your static HTML/CSS designs and boost the user-experience in this introductory course to JavaScript.

JavaScript is one of the world’s most popular scripting languages. In the forever growing creative industry, it is essential to stand out and so knowing how to use JavaScript to enhance your websites is an essential skill for any front-end web developer.

Static (or plain HTML) websites are a thing of the past. Enhance your interaction by creating visually stunning, interactive websites that will impress your user and make your websites stand out from the crowd.
JavaScript will allow you to manipulate HTML/CSS elements, add and remove content dynamically, improve the user experience with interesting transitions & animations, and much more.

Over this 4 week introductory course learners will be taught the basic principles of programming for front-end development and learn how to integrate JavaScript seamlessly into their HTML/CSS designs.

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Course Requirements: Basic Computer Skills

Students joining this course should have knowledge and understanding of HTML and CSS, as well as responsive design techniques.

What do you receive with the course?

You will receive an Academy of Digital Arts Certificate of Completion. 

Course Price: R6 500 per student

In this course you will learn the following skills:

Programming Fundamentals
Programming fundamentals to give you an overarching understanding how JavaScript works and interacts with the browser in different scenarios.

Introduciton | Syntax & Common Practice | Thinking logically and logic flow-diagrams | Troubleshooting – understanding how to do it and where to look for answers.

The Basics | Variables & Data Types | Operators & Operands | Conditional logic | User-events (such as clicking, scrolling or hovering) | Arrays | For & while loops to reduce repetitive coding.

HTML & CSS Manipulation | HTML manipulation – adding and removing elements from the DOM | CSS manipulation – changing css properties on certain events | Basic animation & transitions

Cool Features | Animated hamburger menu | Sticky navigation | Pop-ups & more | Retrieving data from HTML input on form submission | External Libraries & additional resources.

Course Schedule

Monday – Wednesday, 17h30 – 20h30

Classes on a public holiday will shift to the next available date, arranged by the lecturer.

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I greatly enjoyed studying with the Academy of Digital Arts. Great lecturers and atmosphere, I would definitely come back!

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Shot Academy of Digital Arts for an awesome course. I thought I knew everything when my company signed me up, but you opened my eyes to some great tricks of the trade and work processes.

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Was impressed by the material and lecturing style. The trainer was engaging and knowledgeable, and took us step by step through the process. Well structured and polished.

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