CIW JavaScript Specialist - Exam (1D0-635)

CIW JavaScript Specialist - Exam (1D0-635)
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Immerse yourself in the world of web pages and you are almost guaranteed to land on a website that utilises elements of the JavaScript computing language. It’s so widespread that it’s rare to not see it being used on the Internet in one way or another, and as a web programmer or software developer, at least a basic understanding of it is almost compulsory!

Demonstrate your New Skills

By the time you are ready to sign up for this exam, you should have already completed the associated JavaScript Specialist course, which will have helped to lay the foundations you need to pass this exam with flying colours. You will be tested on a variety of core learning areas, from working with variables in JavaScript to using the various functions on web pages and interactive forms.

Key learning points

JavaScript is a fundamental programming language for web developers all over the world. Understanding some of the essential, intermediate and more advanced techniques linked with the language would be extremely valuable for anyone working within the web and software development fields.

By the time students come to sit this exam (and pass it with the required mark), they will be able to:

  • Identify JavaScript characteristics and some of the common programming practises, including object-based nature, platform-independence and common concepts such as objects, properties and methods.
  • Know the difference between server-side and client-side JavaScript applications, including interpreters and rendering engines.
  • Have confidence working with variables and data in JavaScript, including null and undefined data types, the type attribute and the alert, prompt and confirm methods.
  • Comfortably use operators, including string concatenation, strict comparison and mathematical precedence.
  • Use functions, methods and events, such as built-in functions, the conditional operator and the calculate average function.
  • Understand some of the intermediate JavaScript techniques, including using it to control program flow, using the JavaScript Document Object Model (DOM), creating expressions and creating custom objects.
  • Debug and troubleshoot JavaScript code.
  • Use JavaScript to create interactive forms, including buttons, checkboxes, text objects and form validation.
  • Modify X/HTML attributes and values using DOM elements.
  • Understand some of the security issues that JavaScript faces, involving browsers and cookies.
  • Implement libraries such as jQuery and associated plug-ins, and understand the benefits and drawbacks of them.
  • Create interactive web applications using JavaScript and AJAX, and use JavaScript to communicate with databases.

Advantages of this course

  • Revise in your own time and sit the exam at a time that suits you with online software that leaves the ball in your court.
  • Compatible across a range of devices, browsers and operating systems, so there shouldn’t be any equipment issues to hold you back.
  • Gain an essential skill and qualification to add to your CV – JavaScript is a widely used computer language that is part of many job roles.
  • Prove your JavaScript abilities and show your current or future employer what you can do!
  • Build your confidence and adjust your career aspirations to include knowledge of JavaScript.
  • Dreaming of freelance web development? Improve your portfolio and knowledge of programming languages and it could become a reality!

Boost your JavaScript skills and give your future web programming dreams a helping hand, by signing up to sit this JavaScript Specialist exam, today!


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