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Introduction to JavaScript


JavaScript is the technology of choice to develop responsive and interactive web applications. Within the Esri platform you will need to use JavaScript to create stunning web mapping applications in the ArcGIS API for JavaScript. In this course you will get an introduction to the JavaScript language as well as an understanding of development environments, debugging techniques, syntax and code structures. After completing this course you will have the necessary prerequisites to attend the Developing Web Applications using the ArcGIS API for JavaScript course.

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1 Day
Who is this course for?
GIS Professionals
GIS Users
Be able to write syntactically correct JavaScript code.
Have an understanding of development environments for JavaScript development.
Work with developer tools and debugging techniques.
Appreciate some options for structuring web application code.
Be able to find more resources to help you with JavaScript projects.

Additional information




8th March 2024, 4th June 2024

  • The JavaScript development environments: Developer tools in development environments, debugging.
  • JavaScript syntax: Comments, variables, data types, operators and more.
  • JavaScript control structures: Condition checking, loops and error handling.
  • JavaScript and HTML: JavaScript to control HTML, Document Object Model (DOM).
  • JavaScript and CSS: JavaScript and styling.
  • JavaScript and JS toolkits: ArcGIS Maps SDK for JavaScript.

No JavaScript and HTML programming experience is required.

” Surprisingly similar to a classroom in terms of interacting and engaging.”
Darryl Wise – Project Centre Ltd

“Dubious at the outset but the virtual experience was as good as a classroom.”
Eoghan McCarthy – AIRO Maynooth University

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