Fundamentals of
JavaScript

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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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Helpful References

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Lesson 3. How JavaScript Programs Work

In this lesson you will learn:

  • How to organize scripts using functions
  • What objects are and how JavaScript uses them
  • How JavaScript can respond to events
  • Conditional statements and loops
  • How browsers execute scripts in the proper order
  • About adding comments to document your JavaScript code

Reading Assignments

Read the following sections from your free online textbook:

 

Learning Activities

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  3. Test your understanding with the following items:
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