Advanced JavaScript

Duration: 2 Days


This course is aimed at HTML authors and web designers with some knowledge of JavaScript. It teaches useful Javascript functions that allow interactivity and user customisation using Cookies. It shows how to collect user information that can modify the pages being seen. The course will also introduce Dynamic HTML, discussing the practicality of using it, and how users with older browsers can view the pages. Finally, Script debugging is also discussed.


Delegates should have attended the Introduction to JavaScript course, or be experienced in the use of JavaScript within web pages.

Course includes

A comprehensive set of reference notes covering course topics, follow-up telephone support and, for training on Transmedia premises, lunch and refreshments.

Course outline

The Document Object Model (DOM)

  • Review of the Document Object Model
  • Differences between major browsers
  • Accessing the DOM unobtrusively


  • What are Cookies?
  • Writing Cookies
  • Reading Cookies
  • Using Cookies as Counters
  • Other uses of Cookies
  • Handling Multiple Cookies
  • Getting User Information
  • Checking for Browser type
  • Checking for Plugins
  • Determine IP Address
  • Determine Screen Resolution

JavaScript and Dynamic HTML

  • What is DHTML?
  • Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
  • Using CSS for Positioning
  • Some useful DHTML functions

Script Debugging

  • Common Errors
  • Dealing with Error Messages
  • Following Variable Values
  • Script Debugging Tools

This course is available as a private or customised course. Contact us for further information and to customise this course to your exact requirements:

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