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ECMAScript 6 Introduction training course (code: ECMAScript)

ECMAScript 6 - Transition to the next generation of Enterprise level Javascript


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TRAINING COURSE OVERVIEW

Our ECMAScript 6 training course is run by real world experts who can show how the latest features of JavaScript make it a more powerful and efficient language for enterprise development, utilising common tools and frameworks for package management, transpiling, deployment, testing, and application development.  This is a Hands-On course with high practical content and you will be able to take away with you some of the examples worked on during the course.

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JavaScript Programmers looking to transition to ECMAScript



DETAILHIGHLIGHTS

Introduction and Overview

  • Revisiting JavaScript history
  • Incorporating ECMAScript new versions and features
  • Mapping TC39 release stages
  • Moving ECMAScript to the server

Pushing Javascript Further

Exploring JavaScript language features

  • Programming with a weakly typed language
  • Exploiting JavaScript's dynamic nature
  • Working with strings, numbers, dates, arrays

Developing Functional JavaScript Code

  • Comparing function definitions vs. function expressions
  • Manipulating function callbacks
  • Passing functions as arguments
  • Immediately invoked function expressions
  • Understanding closures

Building JavaScript objects

  • Coding object literals
  • Adding properties and methods to objects
  • Instantiating objects with constructor functions
  • Defining prototype methods
  • Serialising data with JSON
  • Requesting services with XMLHttpRequest

Moving Forward to ECMAScript 2016

Writing ECMAScript that runs everywhere

  • Transpiling ECMAScript with Traceur and Babel
  • Exploring transpiled code
  • Ensuring best practices with strict mode

Simplifying variables and strings

  • Declaring block scope variables with let
  • Programming constants
  • Exploiting new string methods
  • Formatting output with template literals

Managing collections of data

  • Taking advantage of new array methods
  • Enumerating collections with iterators
  • Manipulating data with sets and maps
  • Producing iterable data with generators and yield

Streamlining functional programming with ES6

  • Making asynchronous programming easier with promises
  • Defining arrow functions
  • Passing arrow functions as callbacks

Object-Orientation

Classes and Inheritance

  • Defining classes
  • Adding properties and methods to classes
  • Simulating private state with WeakMap
  • Creating unique property keys with symbols
  • Coding getters, setters and constructors
  • Extending classes with inheritance

Reusing JavaScript

  • Defining modules
  • Exporting and importing classes and functions
  • Importing module functionality

Server Side ECMAScript

Building applications for Node.js

  • Installing Node.js
  • Setting up a Node.js development environment
  • Managing packages with npm
  • The build process with webpack

Web services

  • Creating Node.js web applications with Express
  • Exposing RESTful services
  • Calling Node.js services

Accessing stored data

  • Processing NoSQL data with MongoDB
  • Providing relational database data

Enterprise Class ECMAScript

Deploying quality code

  • Unit testing ECMAScript with Jest
  • Integrating code quality and analysis tools

Publishing ECMAScript applications

  • Minimising download size with tree-shake
  • Integrating resource hashes for cache-busting

 

  • Transition from JavaScript to ECMAScript 6 (2015) and 2016
  • Maximise reusability with modules, classes and inheritance
  • Simplify asynchronous programming with Promises
  • Leverage ECMAScript server-side with Node.js
  • Build end-to-end, enterprise applications using ECMAScript
  • Transpiling and debugging ES2015 code
  • Replacing anonymous functions with arrows
  • Converting asynchronous callbacks to Promises
  • Encapsulating functionality with modules
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