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INTRODUCTION TO JAVASCRIPT AND JQUERY WORKSHOP

2/2/2013 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

INTRODUCTION TO JAVASCRIPT AND JQUERY WORKSHOP

2 FEBRUARY – 3 FEBRUARY

Andy Tzou

Rich Media Innovations, Google

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP SERIES

Join us for this weekend workshop on the JavaScript programming language aimed at beginners with little or no prior experience. This workshop provides a full introduction of programming fundamentals using JavaScript to create rich web applications. Building on the foundations you learn, students take a hands-on approach in showing JavaScript's relationship to HTML and CSS to create professional, relevant applications. The primary emphasis of this workshop is on the JavaScript programming language, with secondary emphasis on HTML and CSS.

SCHEDULE

FEB

2

Saturday, 2 February, 10 am – 3 pm

Getting Started with Javascript

Understand at a high-level how the web works, the role of the browser and where the industry is going: the rise and importance of mobile and where JavaScript fits.

Define the role of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript in web pages and web applications.

Understand and apply programming fundamentals using JavaScript: basic data types, arithmetic, conditional statements, iteration (loops), functions, arrays and objects.

Understand the purpose of JQuery/JQuery UI and how it can speed up development.

Use JQuery to interact with the web page by accessing page elements, applying CSS styles, and basic AJAX

FEB

3

Sunday, 3 February, 10 am – 3 pm

Implementation with JQuery

Implement a modern web application that taps into a social network, pulls data then formats and displays the results for users. Use JQuery to make the connection (AJAX), display the information, and make the display interactive using JQuery UI.

Implement a professional carousel / swipeable image gallery from scratch.

PREREQS & PREPARATION

Basic HTML experience may be helpful, but is not necessary.

Bring a laptop to class (Mac preferred but not required).

Please download and install Sublime Text (Hint: the download button is on the home page).

If you'd like a bit of a head start, check out Code Academy's JavaScript course (http://www.codecademy.com/tracks/javascript). Again, it's optional but it may give you some extra perspective. Please email prior to class if you have any additional concerns or questions (andytzou@google.com).

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR(S)

Andy Tzou

Rich Media Innovations,

Google

Andy Tzou is a sales engineer at Google helping to usher in a mobile-first world. On the Rich Media Innovation team he works with advertisers in New York City to build and experiment with engaging new ad formats. Andy earned his Masters in Human-Computer Interaction from Carnegie Mellon and has taught undergraduate computer science for one decade, focusing on attracting talent to the field.

REFUND POLICY

Plans change. We get it. But if you can't make it to a class/workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given after this timeframe.

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