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Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The course introduces object oriented programming and JavaScript as a programming tool. It teaches the students to program in JavaScript to realize different dynamic Internet applications on web pages.

Learning outcomes

1. Knows the syntax, data types, expressions, operators and sentences of JavaSCript without the use of a manual. 2. Understands and knows how to use the terminology and functionality of object oriented programming in a right and an efficient way. 3. Is able to program large and complicated JavaScript applications smoothly in the client environment. 4. Knows the DOM (Document Object Model) of HTML well and can use its full functionality. 5. Can build more elegant, more functional and more efficient user interfaces for web applications than HTML offers. 6. Knows how to use Cookies and other methods to store data on the client computer. 7. Knows how to use AJAX to retrieve and process data from servers and put it on web pages.

Course contents

Basics of programming Tools for programming JavaScript Basics Objects and methods Document Object Model Event Handling Timed functions Advanced JavaScript Advanced User interfaces Cookies and file handling AJAX

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Web-basics, HTML, CSS and web-design

Previous course names

JavaScript, 2000-2004 Web Basics 2: JavaScript, 2000-2004

Additional information

Last return date the week the course is finished

Recommended or required reading

Compendium and courses online Kihlman, Dag: Programmering för Internet, Studentlitteratur, 2001, ISBN 91-44-01922-X Flanagan, David: JavaScript - The Definitive Guide, Fourth Edition, O'Reilly, 2002, ISBN 0-596-00048-0 Goodman, Danny and Morrison, Michael: The JavaScript Bible, Fifth Edition, Wiley Publishing, 2004, ISBN 0-7645-5743-2

Study activities

  • Lectures - 40 hours
  • Practical exercises - 20 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 60 hours
  • Individual studies - 15 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

All projects finalized, returned and accepted.


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Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until date 2014-03-17

The timetable of the course

vecka innehåll/program 1 (2) Presentation av kursen, grunder i programmering, JavaScript översikt, datatyper och variabler, projekt 1 ut 2 (3) JavaScript satser, operatorer, funktioner och interna objekt 3 (4) JavaScript satser, operatorer, funktioner och interna objekt, projekt 1 in 4 (5) JavaScript och objekt, HTML Document Object Model (DOM), projekt 2 ut 5 (6) Användargränssnitt, avancerad Document Object Model (DOM) 6 (7) Användargränssnitt, avancerad JavaScript händelsehantering, projekt 2 in 7 (8) Applikationer, sessioner, Cookies och filhantering, projekt 3 ut 8 (9) AJAX och dess användning 9 (10) AJAX applikationer, projekt 3 in 10 (11) Resultat, avslutning

Assessment methods

2014-03-17 - Reports and productions

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