Expanded Library

JavaScript: Advanced Fundamentals to jQuery & Pure DOM Scripting

by Alexis Abril and Justin Meyer

Gain an advanced understanding of difficult JavaScript concepts like closure, new, “this”, prototypical inheritance, type comparators, coercion, and delete.

What you'll learn

Gain an advanced understanding of difficult JavaScript concepts such as JavaScript closure, new keyword, “this”, prototypical inheritance, type comparators, coercion, and delete. Learn what happens in memory with pointers when using assignments and “delete”. Then learn what’s under the hood of the popular jQuery library by building your own version of the library in vanilla JavaScript and the DOM API. Learn to build interactive components from scratch using pure DOM scripting and advanced JS concepts. Course materials can be found at https://frontendmasters.com/assets/resources/justinmeyer/JS-DOM-jQuery.zip with setup instructions found here https://frontendmasters.com/assets/resources/justinmeyer/Workshop-JS-jQuery-DOM.pdf

Table of contents

Building a Tabs Widget
16mins

About the authors

Alexis is a Senior Developer at Bitovi and a member of the CanJS team. He trains UI teams in JavaScript fundamentals and organizes local meetups in the North Texas area.

Justin is the CEO of Bitovi and the lead author of donejs, CanJS, JavaScriptMVC, jQuery++, FuncUnit, and StealJS. He likes closures, politics and hip-hop dancing.

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