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Javascript Fundamentals: Development for Absolute Beginners

Want to learn a different language? Over the course of 21 episodes, our friend Bob Tabor from www.LearnVisualStudio.net will teach you the fundamentals of Javascript programming. Tune in to learn concepts applicable to web based videogames, enhanced user interfaces, and dynamic web pages.

We'll walk you through getting the tools, writing code, and much more! Each concept is broken into its own video so you can search for and focus on the information you need.

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  • JavaScript Arrays - 08
    10 minutes, 13 seconds
  • Understanding Function versus Global Scope - 10
    10 minutes, 3 seconds
  • Looping Statements in JavaScript - 09
    14 minutes, 0 seconds
  • Working with External JavaScript Files - 11
    6 minutes, 46 seconds
  • Using jQuery to Retrieve JSON via AJAX - 19
    16 minutes, 52 seconds
  • jQuery Selectors - 15
    16 minutes, 43 seconds
  • Installing and Utilizing jQuery Plugins - 17
    19 minutes, 9 seconds
  • jQuery Events - 16
    17 minutes, 50 seconds
  • Fundamentals of JavaScript Closures - 20
    17 minutes, 16 seconds
  • Unobtrusive JavaScript - 18
    19 minutes, 41 seconds