Intermediate JavaScript

Effective JavaScript Development

The Intermediate JavaScript training course is designed to highlight the best in JavaScript programming, helping you write better code through test-driven development.

The Effective JavaScript course begins with a discussion of core topics, then transitions into discussing best practices for writing, running, and automating JavaScript tests. The course explores advanced concepts such as JavaScript design patterns, APIs, and frameworks.

This course assumes prior JavaScript knowledge. If you have little or no JavaScript knowledge, we recommend you take the Introduction to JavaScript course first.

Course Summary

Purpose: 
Learn Effective JavaScript concepts like design patterns, packaging, compression, debugging and testing.
Audience: 
Experienced JavaScript developers needing to mature their skills in the creation of production-ready systems.
Role: 
Skill Level: 
Learning Style: 

Hands-on training is customized, instructor-led training with an in-depth presentation of a technology and its concepts, featuring such topics as Java, OOAD, and Open Source.

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Duration: 
4 Days
Productivity Objectives: 

Upon completion of this course, you should know:

  • Test-driven Development
  • Automated Testing
  • JS, HTML, CSS Review
  • Design Patterns
  • Frameworks

Intermediate JavaScript is part of the JavaScript Training curriculum.

What You'll Learn

In the Intermediate JavaScript training course, you’ll learn:

  • JavaScript Review
    • Review of Core Concepts
    • Objects, Arrays, Functions
    • Manipulating the DOM
    • Creating Interactivity
  • Writing Tests First
    • JavaScript Testing Basics
    • Writing Tests
    • Running Tests
    • Testing Frameworks
    • Test-Driven Development
  • Automated Testing
  • HTML5 and CSS3 Review
    • Overview of HTML5
    • Semantic Markup
    • Semantic Tables
    • HTML5 Forms and JavaScript
    • Overview of CSS3
    • Responsive Design and Media Queries
    • Transitions, Transforms, Animations
  • ECMA Objects
    • What is ECMAScript?
    • Function Arguments
    • Call and Apply
    • Window Object
    • Closures
    • Array Methods
    • Binding Functions to Objects
    • Object.Create
    • Descriptors
  • Web Storage
    • Web Storage vs. Cookies
    • Implementing Storage
    • Saving, Reading, Clearing Storage
  • Design Patterns
    • What are design patterns?
    • Common JS Design Patterns
    • Currying
  • JavaScript APIs
    • Canvas
    • File API
    • Geolocation
    • Web Workers
    • Web Sockets
    • Server Sent Events
  • JavaScript Framework Overview
    • History of JS Frameworks
    • jQuery
    • Backbone / Ember / Angular
  • Mobile UI
    • Responsive Design
    • Forms
    • Mobile Frameworks
  • Packaging and Deploying JavaScript Code
    • Best Practices
    • Iterations
    • JS Lint

Meet Your Instructor

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Anil

Anil is a seasoned software engineer with over 16 years of Java development experience.

Anil started his career as a Unix programmer, slinging C-code, writing shell scripts, and teaching others how to use Unix back when Unix was still a toddler. Anil’s expertise in Unix, C, and C++ allowed him to become a member of Technical Staff at ATT / Bell labs. During his tenure at Bell Labs, Anil led the creation of software tools that simulated network traffic, in particular, cellular...

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Nick

Nick graduated from CSU in 2007 with a 3.54 GPA and a dual degree in Marketing and Computer Information Systems. He worked for two years as a web developer for various companies, including Hewlett-Packard, before founding a web development company specializing in WordPress.

Nick’s core strengths are in the areas of marketing and web development, and he has more than 15 years of web design expertise. His competencies include PHP...

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Alex

Alex began writing code as an eight year old on his first computer, a Tandy TRS-80. In 1995, Alex developed his first website and has been hooked ever since. He went on to study Computer Science at Georgetown University, followed by working as a government consultant and classroom instructor in the Washington, D.C.-area.

Alex has spent his entire career developing web applications that work in the browser, and teaching web development technologies. He has developed several large-...

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Eve

Eve has been focused on web and curriculum development since college, where she studied user interface design and usability. Since then, she has consulted as a project manager and coder to deliver interactive web applications, from e-Learning portals to mobile apps.

Well-versed in HTML5, CSS3 and other front-end technologies, Eve has lent her interface and training skills to the redesign of the Partner Portal for Microsoft, and to the roll-out of a new call center application for 1-800-...

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Kamren

Kamren has a love of all things front-end and has enjoyed bringing his 10+ years of web development experience into each class he teaches. Recently Kamren has been working with a leading insurance company as a senior developer of front-end architecture and mobile web application design. He was instrumental in shaping their front-end development team and leading the company into single page application development. Before that, Kamren had the privilege of being the first Sun Certified Ajax instructor. And a few years...

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Joshua

Joshua has been in the Internet industry almost since its inception, working as an enterprise systems administrator for 5 years, as a systems/network architect for two years, and as a developer for 15 years. His programming experience is generally centered on Internet applications; nowadays mostly focused on JavaScript, both server-side and front-end. Joshua is a believer in disruptive technologies and methodologies, and has practiced Agile/TDD methods for the past several years. Outside of work, he develops games,...

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Eric

Eric is a professional trainer and software developer who loves learning new things, sharing what he learns, and helping clients to solve business problems. He holds a BS in Computer Science from the Virginia Military Institute, and numerous software certifications to include the Microsoft Certified Professional Developer certification.Eric has extensive experience providing customized training and software development services for companies around the world for almost 18 years. He provides those services both on-...

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Peter

In an increasingly web-driven world, Peter believes that the way the web is evolving is important.

A frequent speaker at tech meetups, he has spoken on topics such as Node.js, the HTML5 Audio API, WebRTC and Web Components. He started a Meetup group for participants to discuss new and upcoming web technologies, and recently wrote and taught a series of workshops on JavaScript and related web technologies.

Having started programming at age 10, Peter started a technology-led...

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Craig

Craig recently released the book, The JavaScript Framework Guide: AngularJS, Backbone, and Ember. Craig has been a guest on the Hanselminutes and JavaScript Jabber podcasts. He’s an avid blogger, and several of his articles have been published in Peter Cooper’s poplular “JavaScript Weekly” newsletter. He also has his own podcast, “The Front-End Developer’s Cast”.

Craig has been a developer for over 15 years at startups, enterprises, and as a consultant. During...

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Kyle

Kyle is from Washington State, and lived in California before moving to Boulder in 2014. He taught English in Bogota, Colombia as well as Oaxaca, Mexico (he also speaks conversational Spanish). Kyle brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in elearning course platforms, including extensive exposure to thousands of online courses and teaching styles. He has BAs in Psychology and Marketing from the UW Seattle.

Kyle is currently a Technical Instructor at DevelopIntelligence. He spends his time reading,...

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