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COMP 2015 - Introduction to JavaScript and jQuery

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

This intensive, hands-on course replaces COMP 1911. Continuing on from COMP 1850 students with a solid understanding of HTML5 and CSS3 are introduced to client-side scripting with JavaScript and jQuery. Topics include: object/feature detection, DOM manipulation, event handling, functions (named and anonymous), closures, object detection, object creation and prototyping, event handling and callback functions, jQuery introduction, jQuery plugin usage, form validation, timers and simple animations. Labs, exercises and assignments focus on the theory behind client-side web scripting and how to manage interactive sites that use JavaScript to generate and manipulate a page's HTML5, CSS3 using the DOM to W3C and ECMA standards. Students will be well prepared to continue on to several advanced JavaScript/jQuery/.jQuery Mobile courses including: COMP 2052 Android and Mobile Application Development Tools, COMP 2909 Angular JS and COMP 2912 Node.js Fundamentals advanced web development from BCIT Computing. Upon successful completion of COMP 2015 participants will be able to write browser independent JavaScript code and use jQuery.

Prerequisite(s)

COMP 1850 or equivalent knowledge

Credits

1.5

Cost

$359.00

Winter 2018

Below are three offerings of this course for the Winter 2018 term.

CRN 85682

Sat Mar 03 - Sat Apr 14 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Mar 03 - Apr 14 Sat 09:00 - 12:00 BBY SE12 Rm. 301

Instructor

Chris Harris

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$359.00

Notes

  1. *(A)* HOLIDAY: No class Mar 31 *(B)* REGISTRATION: No registration is permitted after the course has started without department approval.

CRN 83346

Sat Feb 24 - Sat Apr 14 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 24 - Apr 14 Sat 13:00 - 16:00 DTC Rm. 382

Instructor

Jason Harrison

Course Outline

Cost

$359.00

Notes

  1. *(A)* No class Mar 17. No class Mar 31 (Easter). *(B)* REGISTRATION: No registration is permitted after the course has started without department approval.

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Full

CRN 84268

Sun Mar 04 - Sun Apr 15 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Mar 04 - Apr 15 Sun 09:00 - 12:00 DTC Rm. 382

Instructor

Chris Harris

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$359.00

Notes

  1. *(A)* HOLIDAY: No class Apr 1 *(B)* REGISTRATION: No registration is permitted after the course has started without department approval.

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Full

Spring/Summer 2018

Below are four offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 63974

Sat Apr 21 - Sat May 26 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 21 - May 26 Sat 13:30 - 16:30 DTC Rm. 382

Instructor

Jason Harrison

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$359.00

Notes

  1. REGISTRATION: No registration is permitted after the course has started without department approval.

CRN 65333

Sat Apr 21 - Sat May 26 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 21 - May 26 Sat 13:30 - 16:30 BBY SE12 Rm. 320

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$359.00

Notes

  1. No registration is permitted after the course has started without department approval.

CRN 65328

Sat Jun 02 - Sat Jul 07 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 02 - Jul 07 Sat 13:30 - 16:30 BBY SE12 Rm. 320

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$359.00

Notes

  1. No registration is permitted after the course has started without department approval.

CRN 63975

Sat Jun 09 - Sat Jul 21 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 09 - Jul 21 Sat 13:30 - 16:30 DTC Rm. 382

Instructor

Jason Harrison

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$359.00

Notes

  1. PLEASE NOTE: There will be no class on Saturday July 14, 2018. REGISTRATION: No registration is permitted after the course has started without department approval.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Explain the theory behind client-side web scripting.
  • Write JavaScript web scripts with and without HTML content.
  • Validate user input from web pages.
  • Write DOM scripting using W3C standard methods and objects such as "createElement".
  • Explain the JQuery Framework.
  • Use JQuery in addition to jQuery plugins to redevelop scripts in native JavaScript.
  • Use JQuery third-party plugins.
  • Use timers and intervals to create animations.
  • Create our own objects with their own properties and methods.
  • Use the Constructor and the Prototype patterns to create objects

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2017

Related Programs

COMP 2015 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Applied Web Development
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Computer Systems
    Part-time   Certificate
  3. Web Development Fundamentals
    Part-time   Statement of Completion

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Winter 2018

Books for Winter 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore

If you are taking this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore.

Learning jQuery, 4th edition
Author Jonathan Chaffer, Karl Swedberg
Publisher Packt Publishing
Copyright 2013
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-78216-314-5
Price $72.50
Optional

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

Learning jQuery, 4th edition
Author Jonathan Chaffer, Karl Swedberg
Publisher Packt Publishing
Copyright 2013
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-78216-314-5
Price $72.50
Optional

Spring/Summer 2018

No information on books is currently available for Spring/Summer 2018 offerings of this course.

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