What is the course about?
What will we cover?
Variables and variable scope
Data types and Objects: String, Number, Boolean, Array and Object
Working with the console
Conditional structures: if, else
Loops: while, for
Functions: creating and using
Understanding the DOM: accessing, changing, creating
Manipulating page content
Manipulating CSS properties and values.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
Understanding of HTML/CSS or any other programming language.
You should have good general computing skills. You should be able to follow spoken instructions, read written instructions and information, and discuss work with your tutor in English.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
The course is entirely practical. Each student will have a computer where they will be able to test and develop during the course.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
USB stick to save student work and learning material.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Web design:back-end coding with PHP/MySQL, introduction to PHP/MySQL, introduction to jQuery, Advanced CSS, HTML5 & CSS3:advanced (stage 3), introduction to SASS and create your own responsive website using Bootstrap.
General information and advice on courses at Build is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details