Building Interactive Prototypes using JavaScript – Microsoft Professional Program

With this Building Interactive Prototypes using JavaScript course you will learn skills from programming basics to DOM manipulation, and how to use JavaScript, the programming language of the Web, to create interactive webpages.

Microsoft Professional Program - Building Interactive Prototypes using JavaScript

About This Course

In this course, you’ll learn how to turn a static web front-end into something that users can interact with. You’ll learn the fundamentals of JavaScript and how to apply JavaScript to enhance the interactivity of webpages. By the end of this course, you’ll have a web app prototype that allows basic interaction.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Read code and describe what it does
  • Utilize understanding of program execution to formulate algorithms to solve specific tasks
  • Write JavaScript code to manipulate DOM elements on a webpage

Once you complete this course, continue onto Building Functional Prototypes using Node.js to learn how to write JavaScript code to build the back-end of your app!


DEV284x – Designing a Technical Solution or basic knowledge of HTML and CSS

What you’ll learn

  • Programming fundamentals
  • JavaScript frontend web development basics
  • DOM manipulation with JavaScript

Course Syllabus

Module 1 – What is JavaScript?

Module 2 – Programming Fundamentals in JavaScript

Module 3 – Working with the DOM

Module 4 – Putting it all Together

Meet the instructor

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Kasey Champion

Learning Team


Kasey Champion is a software engineer turned teacher. She graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in Electrical Engineering, but worked for the Computer Science Department as a Teaching Assistant for 3 years. After graduation she joined Microsoft as a software engineer, but spent her mornings volunteer teaching computer science at local high schools through the TEALS program. Recently she was lucky enough to make her passion her full time job and joined the Microsoft Learning team to develop computer science courseware. >

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Bre’Ana Deen

Content Developer


Bre’Ana Deen is a Content Developer at Microsoft Learning. She has a degree in Computer Science from Georgia Tech and started her career at Microsoft as a software engineer. Her passion for teaching led her to Microsoft Learning where she focuses on computer science courses for new programmers. She also teaches computer science at a local high school outside of work.

Start learning Building Interactive Prototypes using JavaScript

You can enroll now for this Building Interactive Prototypes using JavaScriptcourse at our DataChangers Academy ! Do you want to learn more? Then check out our other Entry Level Software Development courses.

Please use a Windows Live ID email address to register at the DataChangers Academy if you want to obtain a certificate after finishing the courses. If you don’t have one, you can create one here.

Show what you know and get a certificate

After finishing this course, you can obtain a Microsoft Professional Program certificate. In order to obtain a certificate, you can buy a certificate voucher from us (in collaboration with MD2C).

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