CCIS2591 JavaScript

This course is an introduction to web development using JavaScript with emphasis on front-end programming using jQuery. Students will develop website projects that meet current web standards and industry best practices using modern tools and techniques. Topics include: core JavaScript syntax and object-oriented programming, DOM traversal, JSON structure, event handling, data validation with regular expressions, local data storage, Ajax, using data from web service APIs.




CCIS1301 and CCIS1505 or CCIS1515 or previous programming experience

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Demonstrate the use of JavaScript, HTML and CSS to build web applications
Use core JavaScript language features including objects
Write code using jQuery for DOM traversal and manipulation
Validate user input and data using regular expressions
Process JSON data obtained using Ajax requests
Detect browser versions and available features
Read and write to local storage
Apply appropriate JavaScript coding style and best practices
Demonstrate use of JavaScript debuggers and browser developer tools
Demonstrate the use of relevant third party libraries
Apply common application build and release processes
Develop real-world applications using available web APIs and public data

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

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Credit Details