Introduction to JavaScript

Strictly by pre-registration only

What is this course about?

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.

This course is for the following or anyone who wants to start writing JavaScript code to control web applications. It is not specifically dealing with the ArcGIS API for JavaScript and does not require any GIS or coding background.

  • GIS Professionals
  • GIS Users
  • Web Administrators
  • Application Developers

Course details


480.00 SGD




1 day




Development Course

What skills will I learn?

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • 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

What can I expect?

  • Course topics

    The JavaScript development environments

    • Developer tools
    • Debugging

    JavaScript Syntax

    • Comments
    • Variables
    • Data types
    • Operators and more

    JavaScript control structures

    • Condition checking
    • Loops
    • Error handling

    JavaScript and HTML

    • JavaScript to control HTML
    • Document Object Model (DOM)

    JavaScript and CSS

    • JavaScript and styling

    JavaScript and JS toolkits

    • DOJO
    • ArcGIS API for JavaScript

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