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Web Development (JavaScript) - Curriculum

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Learning Objectives

The purpose of this course is to get familiar with front-end technologies like HTML, CSS and Javascript and to get ready to develop simple front-end applications. Next technologies (but not limited to) will be used: HTML, HTML5, CSS, CSS3, Javascript, jQuery, ReactJS.

1. Web Introduction:

  • Internet
  • Client-Server architectures
  • TCP/IP Protocol (IP address, URL)
  • DNS Protocol
  • HTTP Protocol (request-response model, headers, methods, status codes)
  • HTTP Caching
  • HTTP Cookies
  • HTTPS Protocol (SSL)
  • Cookies
  • Browsers (DOM, page building, rendering and layout)
  • Developer Tools (Dev Tools, Fiddler, Firebug)


  • HTML Standards
  • HTML Basics
  • HTML Elements
  • HTML Attributes
  • HTML Tables
  • HTML iFrames
  • HTML Form Elements
  • HTML5 Elements and Semantics
  • Canvas, SVG
  • Media
  • APIs (geolocation, local storage, app cache)

3. CSS

  • CSS Syntax (rules and selectors)
  • CSS Base Rules
  • CSS Positioning and Layout (box model)
  • CSS Pseudo-class and Pseudo-elements
  • CSS3 Basics
  • CSS3 Flexbox
  • CSS3 Gradients and Backgrounds
  • CSS3 Transforms, Transitions and Animations
  • Responsive Web Design (media queries)

4. JavaScript

  • JavaScript Introduction
  • Javascript Syntax
  • Expressions and Operators (arithmetic, logic, bitwise)
  • Variables and Types (numbers, booleans, strings, arrays, objects)
  • Flow Control (decisions, iterations, break, continue)
  • Functions
  • Scope
  • Exceptions
  • Events
  • DOM (methods, document, elements, html, css, events, nodes, navigation)
  • JSON (syntax, types, objects, arrays, parse, stringify, JSONP)
  • Client Storage (local and session storage)
  • jQuery Basics
  • Coding Standards (clean code, naming conventions)

5. Javascript Advanced

  • Functions – Advanced Topics (function scope, closure, hoisting)
  • Objects – Advanced Topics (properties, methods, prototypes)
  • ECMAScript 6 (scoping, let, arrow functions, classes)
  • Javascript BOM (window, screen, location, history, navigation, timing,
  • AJAX (XMLHttpRequest, request, response)

6. Introduction to Frontend Frameworks 

  • What are frontend frameworks
  • Why frontend frameworks are important in web development
  • Examples of popular frontend frameworks
  • Introduction to React/Angular or similar Framework
  • Structure and architecture of an React/Angular or similar application
  • Creating and setting up a project using a frontend framework
  • Developing components and implementing interactivity in the web application

7. Interview Preparation

  • How to present oneself during an IT interview
  • CV formatting tips