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Overview

Great Javascript: Level 1 will teach you the fundamentals of JavaScript, beginning with adding scripts to your web page, taking you through validation, working with web page elements, to an understanding of objects and how JavaScript handles memory and variable storage. By the time you're done, you'll be more than a casual scripter: you'll be able to take control of your web pages, and bend them to your will.

Throughout the course, you'll build working scripts, move to external JavaScript files, interact with web pages using the Document Object Model, parse strings, and even dig into regular expressions. This is no silly tutorial full of "Hello World" alert boxes, either. From the first section, you'll be writing code that is functional, usable, and will help make you a better web developer.

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Average Rating: 3.0476190476190474 out of 5 rating Based on 21 Ratings

"Great content, but missing chapters." - by Tom P on 21-SEP-2012
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Please add the rest of this video tutorial...
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"Great JavaScript" - by ub122010@charter.net on 02-JUN-2012
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Very well done ... but very short...I would like to see 10 or 20 hrs more ..get deeper into it
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"Good Beginning" - by wileysam on 24-FEB-2012
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A good start to Javascript.  Obviously there's more, but where?  It would be nice if the author gave us the title of the next lesson - or did I miss it somewhere?
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"Great Javascript Video" - by JohnB847 on 10-APR-2011
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Example files are nowhere to be found.  Called support 4 weeks ago; they are still not available.  Student is severely hobbled without example files.
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"Where are the exercise files?" - by Anonymous on 14-MAR-2011
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Brett says to make sure to get them, but just confirmed with support that they're not available. Think I'll go back to linda.com...
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Table of Contents

Chapter/Selection

Time

Set Up Your Environment

You Don't Need to Install JavaScript

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00:00:57

Edit HTML and JavaScript with TextMate

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00:01:52

You Need the Example Files for this Course

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00:01:25

Interactive Web Pages

Web Pages are Static

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00:01:40

Display a Message with alert()

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00:03:24

JavaScript Syntax is Pretty Simple

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00:02:07

Functions are Reusable Blocks of Code

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00:02:40

A Function is Just JavaScript

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00:04:13

Challenge: Call a Function When an Image is Clicked

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00:02:03

Solution: Call a Function When an Image is Clicked

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00:03:51

Challenge: Make Your Rock More User-Friendly

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00:02:13

Solution: Make Your Rock More User-Friendly

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00:05:33

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