JavaScript Syntax and Operators

Learn various JavaScript structures such as switch, for/in, and for/of. See what math, logical, and comparison operators you can use. Explore how to handle exceptions and work with the 'this' keyword.
Course info
Rating
(69)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Nov 12, 2019
Duration
1h 41m
Table of contents
Course Overview
All About the Switch Statement
The Difference Between for/in and for/of
Using Math and Comparison Operators
Working with Logical Operators and Short-circuit Evaluation
Utilizing JavaScript Exception Handling
How to Determine JavaScript Variable Data Types
Understanding 'this' in JavaScript
Using the Powerful Spread Operator
Description
Course info
Rating
(69)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Nov 12, 2019
Duration
1h 41m
Description

Are you a JavaScript programmer that needs to learn more about the syntax, exception handling, and the wide array of operators JavaScript has to offer? In this course, JavaScript Syntax and Operators, you will expand your knowledge of the JavaScript language. First, you will learn all about the switch statement and the difference between for/in and for/of. Next, you will discover the various math, comparison, and logical operators, in addition to handling exceptions and determining the data type of variables. Finally, you will explore the 'this' keyword and the spread operator. When you are finished with this course, you will have gained the skills and knowledge of JavaScript syntax and operators needed to propel your JavaScript applications to the next level.

About the author
About the author

Paul loves teaching and technology, and has been teaching tech and business topics for over 30 years. Paul helps clients develop applications, and instructs them on the best use of technology.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hello. My name is Paul Sheriff, and welcome to my course, JavaScript Syntax and Operators. I'm a business IT consultant at PDS Consulting, with over 32 years of experience creating enterprise applications. Are you a developing JavaScript programmer that needs to learn more about the syntax, exception handling, and the wide array of operators JavaScript has to offer? If so, then this course, JavaScript Syntax and Operators, is for you. In this course, you're going to learn many of the constructs of the JavaScript language that will help advance your knowledge of this great language. Some of the major topics you will learn in this course are, the switch statement helps you to simplify your code; for/in and for/of provide specialized looping constructs; JavaScript has a great selection of math, comparison, and logical operators; short-circuit evaluation makes your code more efficient; how to handle exceptions and determine error types; how to investigate a variables data type at runtime; understanding the 'this' keyword and how it changes based on scope; how to use the new spread operator. By the end of this course, you'll have gained a more well-rounded knowledge of the JavaScript language that will allow you to build better JavaScript applications. Before beginning this course, you should be familiar with the basics of the JavaScript language. I hope you'll join me on your journey to learning JavaScript in my course, JavaScript Syntax and Operators, at pluralsight.com.