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About this Course

This is an introductory course that is mainly intended for serious computer hobbyists, IT students, and IT professionals. The free online textbook for this course is Sams Teach Yourself JavaScript in 24 Hours, Third Edition. You should begin by reading the complete Introduction to the book.

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Lesson 13. Using Graphics and Animation

In this lesson you will learn about:

  • Using image maps with JavaScript
  • How JavaScript uses objects to represent images
  • Creating rollover images
  • Pre-loading images into the cache
  • Creating a simple JavaScript animation


Reading Assignments

Read the following sections from your free online textbook:

Offsite Using Image Maps with JavaScript
Offsite Using Dynamic Images in JavaScript
Offsite Creating Rollovers

Learning Activities

  1. Use this search box to refine and expand your understanding of new terms and concepts in the reading assignments.

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  1. offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Visit the hands-on Workshop: Creating a Simple Animation.
  2. offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Review the lesson Summary.
  3. Test your understanding with the following items:
Offsite Q&A
Offsite Quiz
Offsite Exercises

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