JavaScript and the DOM

Online Course

JavaScript and the DOM

What is the course about?

JavaScript and the DOM
The course JavaScript and the DOM is an online class provided by Udacity. The skill level of the course is Intermediate. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.

JavaScript is an extremely powerful programming language. One place where its power truly shines is using it to control a web page. Through this course, you’ll learn about the Document Object Model (DOM), how it’s created, and what capabilities it provides. Then you’ll use JavaScript and the DOM to add, delete, or alter page content; control page styling, and respond to user actions.

Course description
  • JavaScript and the DOM
  • 4 weeks
  • Dynamically control the browser
  • The Document Object Model
  • Creating Content with JavaScript
  • Working with Browser Events
  • Performance
  • Learn how the DOM is constructed
  • Use DOM methods to select page elements
  • Figure out where an Element’s properties come from
  • Use DOM and JavaScript to add new content to the page
  • Learn DOM and JavaScript to remove page content
  • Use DOM and JavaScript to style page elements
  • Discover the hidden world of browser events
  • Use DOM and JavaScript to respond to specific events
  • Learn when the web page is ready to be modified and controlled
  • Learn how to measure the speed of your DOM and JavaScript code
  • Identify code that causes Reflow and Repaint issues
  • Explain how the JavaScript Event Loop works
  • Students should have experience with the following skills:
  • These skills are covered in the following courses:
  • See the technology requirements for using Udacity.
  • See the Technology Requirements for using Udacity.
  • HTML provides the structure for a site. CSS provides the styling. JavaScript (and the DOM) provides the interactivity for a site. Without JavaScript and the DOM, a site is static. The web is alive and shouldn’t be shackled by a non-interactive page!
  • Are you interested in learning how to programmatically add new content to a page? Do you want to dynamically change the styling of an element, respond to a form submission by displaying a message to the user, or learn how to measure the performance of your code? If you said, “Yes!” to any of these, then this course is for you!

Prerequisites & Facts

JavaScript and the DOM

Course Topic

Computer Science, Programming

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Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)



Degree & Cost

JavaScript and the DOM

To obtain a verified certificate from Udacity you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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