Getting Started with Polymer.js

Google's Polymer.js framework for software development gives extra functionality to Web Components. This course will introduce you to this up-and-coming, element-focused development approach and how you can apply it to your own projects.
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Rating
(76)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jun 13, 2016
Duration
1h 55m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(76)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jun 13, 2016
Duration
1h 55m
Description

Polymer.js is a promising framework by Google, offering software developers the ability to use Web Components with extra functionalities such as data binding. In Getting Started with Polymer.js, you will be introduced this framework. First, you will learn why Polymer.js is so important to modern web development. You'll also learn how to create and style your own custom elements. Finally, you'll discover how to use data binding and the element's DOM structure, as well as how to use events and behaviors. When you're finished with this course, you will understand the whole Polymer.js documentation and will be ready to use it to develop better software applications.

Course FAQ
Course FAQ
What is Polymer.js?

Polymer.js is a promising framework by Google, offering software developers the ability to use Web Components with extra functionalities such as data binding.

What are the benefits of Polymer.js?

Some of the benefits of the Polymer JavaScript library include:

  • It is open-source
  • Efficient, expressive, and extensible
  • Allows reusing HTML elements to build apps with components
  • Composing enclosed CSS, JS, and HTML as custom elements
  • Allows bi-directional data binding and templating
What will I learn in this course?

This Polymer JS course will teach you how to develop better software applications through Polymer.js. Topics covered include:

  • Polymer.js and web components
  • loading Polymer on your web page
  • Parsing and HTML elements
  • Properties and data binding
  • Reusing and styling
  • DOM distribution
  • Events and behaviors
  • Much more
Who should take this course?

Anyone who wants to learn Polymer.js, a JavaScript framework and library developed by Google, would benefit from taking this course. It is intended for web developers of any level. Software developers interested in working with Web Components will also enjoy this course.

Are there prerequisites to this course?

Although this is a beginner level course, before taking it you should be familiar with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. No prior knowledge of Polymer.js is expected.

About the author
About the author

Bill is a Microsoft MVP, Google Developer Expert, a Senior Software Engineer at Software Competitiveness International, and the creator of Dotnetweekly. He has over 7 years of experience in building Web Applications and is excited to learn and teach technologies as they develop/mature in the ever-changing world of the web.

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