Building Interactive Web Sites with CSS, DHTML and Ajax

Hours: 32 / Access Length: 7 Weeks / Delivery: Monthly, Mentor Supported
Retail Price: $375.00

Course Overview:

Even with high speed internet connections becoming more the norm, the demand is still for faster, more responsive web pages. Ajax allows you to send information to the server and refresh the content on the page without having to resubmit the entire page. In combination with CSS and JavaScript, Ajax allows you to create interactive web pages that look great and respond to the user quickly. This course will cover the basics of CSS, DHTML with JavaScript and Ajax. Knowledge of HTML is a must. You will need a tool for creating web pages. Many are available for free.

Course Outline:

  • Students will create a web page using CSS formatting.
  • Students will add use CSS to add text formatting to their web pages.
  • Students will use CSS to add layout formatting to their web pages.
  • Students will use CSS to add formatting to tables and lists.
  • Students will add DHTML to their web pages.
  • Students will use DHTML to learn about the browser, events and objects on the web page.
  • Students will use DHTML to change the CSS dynamically on their web pages.
  • Students will add Ajax to make their web pages dynamic.
  • Students will use CSS, DHTML and Ajax to build dynamic web pages.
  • Students will create a final project to show what they learned in the class.


All necessary materials are included.

System Requirements:

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended for the best experience.
Hardware Requirements:
  • CPU: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 2 GB or higher
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 or higher
  • Speakers / Headphones
  • Microphone (Webinar / Live Online sessions)
Operating System Requirements:
  • Microsoft Windows 7 or 10 (Home, Pro)
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • Latest Chrome OS
  • Latest Linux Distributions

NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses. The size of these devices do not provide a good learning environment for students taking online or live online based courses.

Web Browser Requirements:
  • Latest Google Chrome is recommended for the best experience.
  • Latest Mozilla FireFox
  • Latest Microsoft Edge
  • Latest Apple Safari
Basic Software Requirements (These are recommendations of software to use):
  • Office suite software (Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, or LibreOffice)
  • PDF reader program (Adobe Reader, FoxIt)
  • Courses may require other software that is denoted in the above course outline.

** The course outlines displayed on this website are subject to change at any time without prior notice. **