Getting Started With JavaScript




Getting Started with JavaScript

10 February 2021


Added 01-Jan-1970

What is the session about?
If you want to start programming for the web, one language you’ll need to have in your toolbelt is JavaScript. JavaScript is the industry standard for web development. With the use of JavaScript, you can make your pages dynamic and interactive. In this workshop, you’ll get started by walking through the core syntax and functionality. Then you'll learn about libraries and frameworks which can help make your life as a developer easier.

Who is it aimed at?
This beginners workshop is for learners who are new to Javascript and want to use it for web development.

Why should you attend?
This workshop is a great hands-on opportunity to learn how to get started with JavaScript and to leverage it to make your web pages more dynamic. You'll leave this workshop with the skills and tools needed to implement this in your own projects.

Speaker info:
Dana L. Wyatt has a bachelor's, master's and Ph.D. degree in Computer Science. She has spent the last 25+ years as a technical trainer. Her recent work involves helping people learn about topics such as: C#/VB, Xamarin, WinForms, WPF, ASP.NET WebForms, ASP.NET MVC, Swift, Objective-C, C/C++, HTML5/CSS/Bootstrap, JavaScript, jQuery, Angular, SQL, UML, and design patterns. She has taught hundreds of seminars and thousands of students in both the public and private sectors.

Prior to her career as a technical trainer, Dr. Wyatt spent 13 years on the Computer Science faculties at the University of North Texas, Texas Christian University and Texas A&M University where she taught classes in programming languages, database systems, simulation techniques, operating systems, computer architecture, and problem solving. During this time, she received an ASEE fellowship from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, where she worked on distributed database problems.

Throughout her career, Dr. Wyatt has put her knowledge into practice by working as an architect and/or programmer building desktop applications, web applications. mobile apps and back-end systems.

Dr. Wyatt co-authored two books on Visual Basic.NET for Prentice-Hall and has authored or co-authored 50+ courses on a variety of computer topics.

No pre-requisites for this workshop.