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JavaScript: Enhancing the DOM

with Ray Villalobos

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Thanks for watching this course, I had a great time putting it together. There's a lot of really good information on JavaScript on lynda.com online training library. I consider this course part of a series of courses that I've been focussing on related to JavaScript. So for example, this course on JavaScript and JSON as well as this other course with JavaScript and AJAX. I've also created a course on Validating and Processing Forms with Javascript. That might be a great next course, especially if you're interested in the Dom and forms in particular.
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  1. 2m 36s
    1. Welcome
      59s
    2. What you should know before watching this course
      50s
    3. Using the exercise files
      47s
  2. 24m 33s
    1. What is the Document Object Model (DOM)?
      3m 2s
    2. Navigating the DOM with developer tools
      8m 10s
    3. Testing JavaScript commands with the console
      5m 50s
    4. Communicating with the console through JavaScript
      7m 31s
  3. 31m 9s
    1. Selecting elements with getElementById
      4m 10s
    2. Choosing elements by HTML tag
      3m 20s
    3. Isolating elements by class name
      3m 12s
    4. Querying CSS to select elements
      4m 54s
    5. Working with named form elements
      3m 39s
    6. Understanding nodeType, nodeName, and nodeValue
      4m 30s
    7. Traversing up and down DOM nodes
      4m 40s
    8. Targeting node elements
      2m 44s
  4. 22m 25s
    1. Changing HTML attributes
      5m 25s
    2. Working with restricted attributes
      2m 49s
    3. Detecting data attributes
      3m 29s
    4. Controlling classes with the HTML5 classList
      3m 21s
    5. Targeting the attributes property
      1m 24s
    6. Using text content modifiers
      3m 42s
    7. Modifying elements as text
      2m 15s
  5. 14m 57s
    1. Creating and appending nodes
      4m 27s
    2. Controlling node insertions with insertBefore
      3m 17s
    3. Cloning and removing nodes
      4m 41s
    4. Replacing existing nodes
      2m 32s
  6. 26m 14s
    1. What we'll build
      2m 16s
    2. Adding a bubbling event listener
      4m 11s
    3. Creating and styling an overlay with JavaScript
      4m 39s
    4. Adding an image
      3m 48s
    5. Resizing images in the DOM
      2m 59s
    6. Centering an image
      2m 36s
    7. Handling clicks
      1m 29s
    8. Adjusting for scrolling
      1m 36s
    9. Detecting and adjusting for a window resize
      2m 40s
  7. 1m 49s
    1. Next steps
      1m 49s

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JavaScript: Enhancing the DOM
2h 3m Intermediate Jun 10, 2013

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The Document Object Model (DOM) is at the core of every HTML page. In order to develop dynamic HTML pages, a front-end developer needs to understand how JavaScript connects to and controls the DOM, allowing you to create, modify, delete, and edit existing page content. This course focuses on helping you understand the DOM elements, and shows the different ways JavaScript gives you access to them and makes it easier to work with the DOM. Author Ray Villalobos covers navigating the DOM, selecting elements, modifying HTML attributes, editing nodes, and much more.

Topics include:
  • What is the DOM?
  • Choosing and isolating elements
  • Traversing up and down DOM nodes
  • Changing HTML attributes
  • Modifying elements as text
  • Creating and appending nodes
  • Cloning and removing nodes
  • Adding a bubbling event listener
  • Adding and resizing images
  • Handling clicks
Subjects:
Developer Web Web Design Web Development
Software:
HTML JavaScript
Author:
Ray Villalobos

Next steps

Thanks for watching this course, I had a great time putting it together. There's a lot of really good information on JavaScript on lynda.com online training library. I consider this course part of a series of courses that I've been focussing on related to JavaScript. So for example, this course on JavaScript and JSON as well as this other course with JavaScript and AJAX. I've also created a course on Validating and Processing Forms with Javascript. That might be a great next course, especially if you're interested in the Dom and forms in particular.

Finaly, I've also put togrther this course on Building Facebook Applications that focuses on HTML and Javascript. And has a lot of goodies in there, including how to work with JSON to bring in different feeds of data into your facebook application. I covered a lot of resources on the course, and you may want to check them out a little more in depth. So for example, you can check out caniuse.com for information about the different type technologies and their support on different browsers. So the Java script, API, is down here, you can kind of click on those and take a look at some of the support in different browsers.

Another great website is HTML5please.com. It has a lot of information on which Java script and other techniques you should be using and which you should be avoiding. So, if you click, for example on box-reflection, you can see why you shouldn't be using this and learn more when you click on this link. So, for example, here is the class list that we used in this course and you can see that it points to this classlist.js polyfill, you can use to overcome this in older browsers. Finally you should also check out this W3C DOM compatibility guide. This has a lot of additional information that some of the other lists don't have. On specific properties and methods of Javascript and the Dom. So thanks for watching and have a great time exploring the Dom.

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