Introduction to jQuery – Microsoft Professional Program

This Introduction to jQuery course will teach you how to use jQuery to simplify common tasks in JavaScript,allowing the you to quickly add interactivity to web pages.

Microsoft Professional Program - Introduction to jQuery

About this course

This course is part of the Microsoft Professional Program Certificate in Front-End Web Development.

jQuery is the most popular library for JavaScript. In this course, you will learn how to use jQuery to add additional power and interactivity to your web pages. You’ll see how to take advantage of jQuery in your web pages, how to work with the HTML document, and even make server-side calls.

Using jQuery, the JavaScript programmer has access to many of the powerful tools common to desktop and mobile developers use, like building event handlers and using effects for a responsive UI, the ability to manipulate your user interface without having to refresh the entire page, and creating asynchronous calls to keep your web application responsive. With jQuery, you’ll be able to take your web pages to the next level!

Prerequisites

  • Knowledge of JavaScript is required
  • Knowledge of HTML is required
  • A basic understanding of CSS is helpful

What you’ll learn

  • How to integrate jQuery into your web pages
  • How to make server-side calls using JavaScript
  • To take advantage of promises to increase the performance of your pages
  • How to enhance the user interface of your websites using jQuery

Meet the instructors

Christopher Harrison

Christopher Harrison

Content Developer
Microsoft

Christopher is a content developer at Microsoft, he is also self-proclaimed geek with a passion for development and educating others. He got his first introduction to technology when his father brought home a VIC-20, graduated to a Commodore 64, and kept growing from there. A longtime MCT, Christopher now focuses on web technologies and Office 365 for Microsoft Learning. In his spare time he can be found running or spending time with his wife and four legged child.

Start learning Introduction to jQuery

You can enroll now for the Introduction to jQuery course at our DataChangers Academy! Do you want to learn more? Then check out our other Front-End Web Development courses.

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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 voucher from us (in collaboration with MD2C).

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