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JavaScript for Web Designers

with Joe Chellman

Video: Welcome

Hi, I'm Joe Chellman and welcome to JavaScript for Web Designers. JavaScript is the programming language of the web. And becoming comfortable with it will allow you to do things with your websites that you just couldn't do otherwise. In this course, I'll introduce you to the basics of working with JavaScript, both in a browser and text editor. And I'll introduce some of the terminology you'll need to understand what's going on. Then I'll show you how to add JavaScript to an existing form on a web page. We'll read values that a user enters use those values in a calcucation and check for errors.
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  1. 3m 25s
    1. Welcome
      1m 0s
    2. What you should know
      46s
    3. Using the exercise files
      41s
    4. Compatibility notes
      58s
  2. 6m 31s
    1. What is JavaScript?
      1m 36s
    2. Live JavaScript examples
      3m 16s
    3. When not to use JavaScript
      1m 39s
  3. 22m 34s
    1. Exploring text editors and browsers
      3m 45s
    2. Understanding the console and inspectors
      4m 7s
    3. Using a JavaScript console
      5m 29s
    4. Getting help with JavaScript
      2m 21s
    5. JavaScript jargon
      4m 35s
    6. JavaScript jargon: The Document Object Model (DOM)
      2m 17s
  4. 1h 7m
    1. Using information entered by the user
      3m 51s
    2. Getting and setting the value of a text field
      6m 42s
    3. Getting the value of a select box
      2m 58s
    4. Getting the value of radio buttons
      5m 13s
    5. Getting the value of checkboxes
      2m 26s
    6. Changing the behavior of the submit button
      6m 8s
    7. Making sure the form is filled in
      5m 54s
    8. Working with user input
      6m 23s
    9. Using input values in calculations
      9m 24s
    10. Exploring and fixing type errors
      6m 27s
    11. Getting and setting text with innerHTML
      7m 20s
    12. Challenge: Add and use more fields
      1m 6s
    13. Solution: Add and use more fields
      3m 53s
  5. 39m 37s
    1. Create navigation tabs with HTML and CSS
      2m 45s
    2. Going from markup to tabs
      5m 38s
    3. Making the tabs clickable
      6m 32s
    4. Making the tabs activate
      7m 11s
    5. Making the tabs switch correctly
      3m 11s
    6. Challenge: Simplifying the code
      1m 22s
    7. Solution: Simplifying the code
      4m 44s
    8. Using event delegation to simplify your code further
      8m 14s
  6. 34m 35s
    1. What is an API, and what does it do?
      3m 7s
    2. Creating a simple map
      6m 44s
    3. Changing the map's center point
      3m 43s
    4. Changing the map type and zoom level
      8m 18s
    5. Adding a marker to the map
      3m 10s
    6. Adding a pop-up info window to the marker
      4m 51s
    7. Challenge: Modifying the map
      1m 4s
    8. Solution: Modifying the map
      3m 38s
  7. 3m 25s
    1. What's next: More JavaScript
      1m 13s
    2. What's next: jQuery
      46s
    3. What's next: Other libraries
      1m 26s

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JavaScript for Web Designers
2h 57m Beginner Oct 30, 2013

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Web designers can significantly expand their skill set and job prospects by getting comfortable with JavaScript. It allows you to do things with your websites that would be impossible with HTML and CSS alone. Learn some basic, real-world uses for JavaScript in this course with Joe Chellman. You'll find out how to work with JavaScript in the browser and in a code editor, add JavaScript to a form, read data from that form, and check input for errors. Plus, learn how to transform a long, scrolling page into a smart and stylish tabbed interface and add interactive content through APIs like Google Maps.

Topics include:
  • What is JavaScript?
  • Adding interactivity to your site
  • Writing and debugging JavaScript
  • Understanding JavaScript jargon
  • Getting the values from form fields
  • Using user input in calculations
  • Creating navigation tabs with JavaScript
  • Adding a map with the Google Maps API
Subjects:
Web Web Design Web Foundations Web Development
Software:
JavaScript
Author:
Joe Chellman

Welcome

Hi, I'm Joe Chellman and welcome to JavaScript for Web Designers. JavaScript is the programming language of the web. And becoming comfortable with it will allow you to do things with your websites that you just couldn't do otherwise. In this course, I'll introduce you to the basics of working with JavaScript, both in a browser and text editor. And I'll introduce some of the terminology you'll need to understand what's going on. Then I'll show you how to add JavaScript to an existing form on a web page. We'll read values that a user enters use those values in a calcucation and check for errors.

Next, I'll show you how to transform a long page of text into a clickable tabbed interface. Finally, I'll introduce the Google Maps API, and you'll see how easy it is to add interactive content to a website using the power of an external service. As a web designer, you might have been intimidated by JavaScript in the past. Working through these examples, you'll start to see that working with JavaScript can be surprisingly painless. So let's get started with JavaScript for Web Designers.

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