Introduction to Programming

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Benefit

  • Learn to design, create and test small JavaScript components with ReactJS library.
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Target Group

  • Everyone who is motivated and interested in improving his/her own web development skills 
  • Prerequisite Skills: Basic programming skills (varibles, for/while, if/else, arrays, string manipulation, coding style, commenting), basic JavaScript syntax knowledge (including ES6 new features), JSON, understanding how front- and back-end communication occurs

Learning objectives

After completion of this course you will be able to

  • know the tools used to create a React JavaScript application and the building process
  • design, create and test small JavaScript components.

The components may fetch the data from a backend server and show the dynamic content on browser in responsive way for various user experiences (mobile, tablet, PC, TV).

Content

  • Learning the React concepts: react, npm, yarn, webpack, dependency, redux, babel, class, component, import, package.json, modules, router etc. 
  • Getting familiar with the creating and building process. Understanding the needs of a dynamic single-page application. 
  • Learning how to test and deploy the application. 

Teaching Mode and Methods

The activities carried out on weekly basis is participating online lessons, watching the given videos, setting up the environment and returning quizs and assignments.

Study Material

The course material is work-in-process. Refer https://learning.oreilly.com/videos/react-the/9781789132229 and https://learning.oreilly.com/library/view/learning-react-2nd/9781492051718/ if you want start learning earlier.

Assessment

Continuous assessment: the student is gathering points on weekly basis by using videos, coding examples and reflecting the learning outcomes in quizs. There is also a weekly assignment to deeply understand the new concepts and methods. No exam, the student will be validated based on the results from quizs and assignments.

Schedule and Location

Teacher will announce later.

Further Information

Johan Dams

Lehtori

Tekniikan yksikkö | Tietotekniikka

johan.dams@vamk.fi | +358 207 663 627

Enrolment

  • Note! Open UAS studies are free of charge (0 €) during autumn 2022. Courses held in the Spring 2023 are chargeable. Our normal tuition fee is 150 €/semester or 15 €/ECTS. 
  • Further information about enrolment, tuition fees and cancellation policy: avoin@vamk.fi

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