Galvanize - 44 Tehama Street (between 2nd/howard) San Francisco - View Map Girl Develop It San Francisco
Tue, Apr 18, 2017, 6:00 PM (PDT)

About this event

Course description

In this workshop, you'll learn ways you can use data in your webpages, using AJAX to pull in JSON formatted data dynamically from servers.

The workshop will be a mix of lectures and hands-on exercises in pairs, and will be taught by Claire Bendersky, Solutions Engineer at MovableInk and Samantha Paras, Software Engineer at DataFox. This is a great follow-up workshop for those who have attended our jQuery workshop.

</a> Prerequisites

Attendees should be comfortable with HTML/CSS fundamentals and JavaScript fundamentals (arrays, conditionals, loops, functions). Attendees should also have learned the DOM API and jQuery. That means that you either attended our HTML 101 workshop, JS 101 workshop, JS for the Web workshop, and JQuery workshop, or that you learned those concepts online.

You can review them online at a few places:


<a href="https://khanacademy.org/html-css">Khan Academy's HTML/CSS course

Codecademy's HTML/CSS course,



Codecademy's JS course

Khan Academy's Intro to JS course

GDI SF JS slides


Khan Academy's "Making Webpages Interactive" course


Codecademy's jQuery course

</a> Tech requirements: Your laptop (Mac, PC, or Linux are all okay) and charger.A modern web browser - either Chrome or Firefox.A text editor. We recommend Sublime Text 2 (free; available for both Mac and PC) or Notepad++ (PC).

<a href="https://github.com/gdisf/teaching-materials/blob/master/ajax/README.md#topics-covered"> Topics covered:

Storing data as JSON

Turning JSON data into DOM nodes

Using AJAX to pull in JSON

Slides: https://jtcoders.github.io/ajaxhttps://jtcoders.github.io/ajax

Payment is required to attend. If you'd like to attend but cannot afford the cost, click here to request a scholarship. Due to the number of applications, only the scholarship recipients will receive an email a few days before the workshop. Thank you for your understanding!


Tuesday, Apr 18
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (PDT)


44 Tehama Street (between 2nd/howard) San Francisco