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JavaScript Class

By Garrett Smith Held Wed and Friday, 7-9pm, Sunday 9:30 AM

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LinkedIn: Garrett Smith (endorsements welcome)


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Course Overview

This course covers the fundamentals of the EcmaScript programming language (ECMAScript spec), the DOM (DOM 3 spec), and object-oriented design. It is intended for experienced web developers and programmers of other languages, however all are welcome.

List of Classes

Please read the list of classes and each lesson's linked notes to decide what you want to study.


Reference specifications are used extensively. These are linked from the JavaScript resources page. Read them daily.


Ask Questions. Interact.

Read the individual classes. Each class lesson is chosen by students at the start of class and will adjusted to meet the students' needs. Get involved! Noisebridge is a Do-ocracy.

EcmaScript Programming Language

  • Property accessors, [] and . [[Get]], [[Put]] and the Reference type.
  • Prototypal inheritance
  • typeof operator
  • Arrays
  • Primitive types
  • Functions, callbacks, "I'm done", Event Notification System
  • Scope chain and identifier resolution, Closures
  • Entering an execution context (this)
  • call, apply)
  • [[Construct]], [[Call]]
  • Literal syntax [], {}, /a/i RegularExpression literal

Patterns and Object Oriented JavaScript

  • Decorator pattern
  • Custom Events
  • EventRegistry
  • Factory, Abstract Factory
  • Strategy/delegation - Example: APE StyleTransition object.


[[Web_Development_Resources#JavaScript|JavaScript Development Resources}]


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