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Training Services

Web/JavaScript Training

JavaScript training is ideal for those who wish to extend their Web site or application's feature set through the use of this client-side scripting language. You should have a thorough understanding of XHTML and some previous programming experience.

Advanced XHTML & CSS: Structure and Presentation - CS 620

JavaScript Fundamentals - CS 515

Writing JavaScript with jQuery - CS 521

Advanced JavaScript - CS 526

Advanced XHTML & CSS: Structure and Presentation - CS 620

Advanced XHTML & CSS assumes a knowledge of basic XHTML concepts, standards, elements, and attributes. The following topics are covered:

  • Accessibility
  • meta data
  • forms
  • tables
  • CSS concepts including:
    • selectors and properties
    • element styling
    • and layouts
    • (i.e., margin, padding, floating, absolute and relative positioning).

Course Objectives

To build on basic XHTML and CSS to achieve standards-compliant structures and enhanced web page layout.

Course Audience

The intended audience is developers who know HTML and perhaps some CSS, but who need to learn standards-compliant structures and advanced CSS techniques (i.e., page layouts).

Schedule

This class is scheduled periodically. Please see TXClass to register and for contact information.

JavaScript Fundamentals - CS 515

JavaScript Fundamentals assumes the student has a thorough understanding of XHTML and some prior programming experience, but no JavaScript knowledge is required. This class will teach you the core concepts in JavaScript to enable you to compose code from scratch. The following topics will be covered:

  • Variables, data types, functions & syntax
  • Functions
  • Common Libraries and Methods
  • Events and event handling

Course Objectives

This class provides an introduction to JavaScript from the ground up, providing students with the tools to write their own JavaScript code.

Course Audience

This class is intended for anyone with a thorough knowledge of XHTML and some previous programming experience who wishes to extend their web application's feature set through the use of this client-side scripting language.

Schedule

This class is scheduled periodically. Please see TXClass to register and for contact information.

Writing JavaScript with jQuery - CS 521

Writing JavaScript with jQuery will teach those with an understanding of the fundamentals of JavaScript why and how to use the jQuery framework. The following topics will be covered:

  • The jQuery object
  • DOM access and manipulation
  • Basic events
  • Basic AJAX calls
  • jQuery plug-ins

Course Objectives

The goal of this class is to allow developers to use their knowledge of JavaScript, in combination with a stable framework, to provide their customers with basic rich Internet application functonality with small development time.

Course Audience

Completion of CS 515 (JavaScript Fundamentals) is required (or equivalent knowledge).

Schedule

This class is scheduled periodically. Please see TXClass to register and for contact information.

Advanced JavaScript - CS 526

Advanced JavaScript takes topics from previous JavaScript classes (CS 515 and CS 521) and coveres them in more depth, specifically objects, AJAX, event control, and accessibility.

Course Objectives

This class is intended for developers ready to learn more details of low-level JavaScript concepts.

Course Audience

Completion of CS 515 (JavaScript Fundamentals) and CS 521 (jQuery) is required (or equivalent knowledge).

Schedule

This class is scheduled periodically. Please see TXClass to register and for contact information.

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