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Using JavaScript, jQuery, and JSON in Django

Understand how to use JavaScript, jQuery and JSON within the Django framework.

Using JavaScript, jQuery, and JSON in Django
  • Duration5 weeks
  • Weekly study2 hours
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This course is part of the Django for Everybody program, which will enable you to learn how to build and deploy rich web applications and websites using Django .

Learn how JavaScript supports the framework of Django

Django is a Python web framework that encourages fast development and a clean, pragmatic design.

This comprehensive course will introduce you to the JavaScript language, and will show you how it supports Django’s framework.

Look at the JavaScript language in Django and see how it supports the object-oriented pattern

You’ll take an in-depth look at the JavaScript language and will see how it supports the object-orientated pattern within programming.

You’ll also get insight into the jQuery library; widely used for in-browser manipulation of the Document Object Model (DOM) and event handling, as well as debugging capabilities.

Identify where to use the JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) in Django

You’ll also learn about the JavaScript Object Notation (JSON), which is commonly used as a syntax to exchange data between code running on the server (or in Django), and code running in the browser (or in JavaScript or jQuery).

Finally, you’ll continue to develop your classified ads application, adding and incorporating features that make use of JavaScript, JQuery, and JSON.

Learn from experts in Django and JavaScript at the University of Michigan

As the number one ranking public research university within the entirety of the United States, the University of Michigan has been a leader in research, learning, and teaching for more than 200 years.

This course is the final part of a series of courses that introduces Python programmers to building websites and apps using the Django library. Across the entirety of the four courses, you’ll learn HTML, CSS, SQL, Django, JavaScript, jQuery, and JSON Web Services.

What topics will you cover?

Explain and give examples of many-to-many relationships in data modeling Write syntactically correct JavaScript language and demonstrate debugging capabilities Build objects using JavaScript Explain basic elements of low-level jQuery

When would you like to start?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Explain and give examples of many-to-many relationships in data modeling
  • Produce syntactically correct JavaScript language and demonstrate debugging capabilities
  • Develop objects using JavaScript
  • Explain basic elements of low-level jQuery

Who is the course for?

This programming course is designed for learners who are wanting to get into web development and who have some basic Python programming experience.

This series of courses is also excellent preparation for learning other ways to build web applications using technologies like PHP (Web Applications for Everybody), Flask or Ruby on Rails, and therefore could be suitable to anyone wishing to work within these fields.

Who will you learn with?

Charles is a Clinical Professor and teaches in the School of Information at the University of Michigan. He is the Chair of the Sakai Project Management Committee (PMC).

Who developed the course?

University of Michigan

As the #1 public research university in the United States, U-M has been a leader in research, learning, and teaching for more than 200 years, with 102 Grad programs in the top 10 — U.S. News & World Report (2019).

  • Established1817
  • LocationAnn Arbor, Michigan, USA
  • World rankingTop 30Source: Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020

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