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20+ DOM Projects: Your Frontend Breakthrough!

Level Up Your Frontend Skills with DOM Projects: A Playground for Budding Developers

Transform Your Learning Experience with DOM Projects! Dive into over 20 practical projects built with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Great for both newbies and seasoned developers, you'll find something to challenge and inspire you.

Here's what sets DOM Projects apart:

  • Learn by Doing: DOM Projects dives straight into the practical aspects of frontend development. You'll learn by building actual projects, solidifying your understanding of core concepts.
  • Progressive Learning: DOM Projects offers a curated selection of projects categorized by difficulty. Start with beginner-friendly projects like "Counter" or "Animation on Scroll" and gradually progress to more advanced projects like "Advanced Todo" or "REST Client".
  • Open Source and Collaborative: The beauty of DOM Projects lies in its open-source nature. Not only can you learn from existing projects, but you can also contribute your creations to the platform, fostering a vibrant community of learners and developers.
  • Easy Setup: Setting up DOM Projects is a breeze. There's no complex installation process involved. Simply fork the repository, clone it to your local machine, and open the index.html file in your browser. You're all set to begin your coding adventure!

Deep Dive into the Projects:

DOM Projects boasts over 20 projects, each meticulously crafted to target specific skills and concepts. Here are a few detailed examples to pique your interest:

Counter

Counter
Description: A straightforward counter project that allows users to increment and decrement a number displayed on the screen. It also includes a button to reset the counter to zero.

Learning Concepts:

  • DOM manipulation: Learn how to access and modify HTML elements using JavaScript.
  • Event handling: Understand how to capture user interactions (clicks in this case) and trigger specific actions using JavaScript.
  • Basic JavaScript functions: Explore how to write functions to perform tasks like incrementing, decrementing, and resetting the counter value.

DadJokes

DadJokes
Description: This project fetches random dad jokes from an external API using asynchronous techniques in JavaScript. Once retrieved, the joke is displayed on the web page for your entertainment.

Learning Concepts:

  • Asynchronous programming: Understand how to handle operations that take time to complete (like fetching data from an API) without blocking the main thread of execution in JavaScript.
  • Fetch API: Learn how to use built-in browser features to make HTTP requests to APIs and retrieve data.
  • Working with APIs: Explore how to interact with external APIs to access data or functionalities provided by those services.

Form Validation

Form Validation
Description: This project demonstrates client-side form validation using JavaScript. It validates user input in a form before submitting it. Additionally, upon successful validation, it displays a success message and allows users to preview the submitted data in a read-only format.

Learning Concepts:

  • Form validation: Understand how to use JavaScript to validate user input in forms before submission. This helps ensure data integrity and prevents invalid data from being processed.
  • DOM manipulation: Learn how to access and modify form elements (like displaying error messages or disabling input fields) based on validation results.
  • Event handling: Capture the form submission event and trigger validation logic using JavaScript.

Random User

Random User
Description: This project utilizes an API to generate random user information. It fetches data like name, email, avatar, and more, and displays it on the web page, simulating a random user profile.

Learning Concepts:

  • Asynchronous programming: Similar to project 2 (DadJokes), this project reinforces asynchronous operations in JavaScript.
  • Fetch API: Continues practicing using tools for making HTTP requests to APIs and retrieving data.
  • Working with APIs: Further explores interacting with external APIs to access specific functionalities or data.

Morse Code Translator

Morse Code Translator
Description: This project allows users to translate between Morse code and text. Users can either type text and see the corresponding Morse code or enter Morse code and view the translated text.

Learning Concepts:

  • String manipulation: Understand how to work with strings in JavaScript, including functions for splitting, joining, and character manipulation, which are crucial for Morse code translation.
  • Conditional statements: Learn how to use conditional statements (if/else) in JavaScript to implement the translation logic based on user input (text or Morse code).

Basic Calculator

Basic Calculator
Description: This project uses JavaScript to build a bare minimum basic calculator application. It allows users to perform fundamental arithmetic operations like addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Users can enter numbers and choose the desired operation using buttons on the screen. The calculator displays the calculated result.

Learning Concepts:

  • Event handling: Similar to previous projects, this project practices capturing user clicks on calculator buttons and triggering actions (updating the calculation and result).
  • DOM manipulation: Demonstrates how to update the displayed numbers and result within the calculator interface using JavaScript.
  • Basic math operations in JavaScript: Explores using JavaScript's built-in math operators and functions for performing calculations like addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

Normal Calculator

Normal Calculator
Description: This project builds upon the basic calculator by offering a more comprehensive user experience for standard mathematical calculations. It caters to users familiar with basic calculator functionalities.

Learning Concepts:

  • Building upon existing projects: Demonstrates expanding on the basic calculator concept to create a more user-friendly and feature-rich calculator.
  • Enhanced user interaction: Introduces techniques for improving user interaction with the calculator, such as handling decimal inputs or incorporating memory functions.

Scientific Calculator

Scientific Calculator
Description: This project takes calculator functionality to the next level by offering scientific functions like trigonometry (sine, cosine, tangent), logarithms, and exponents. It caters to users who require advanced mathematical calculations.

Learning Concepts:

  • Building complex applications: Demonstrates creating a more intricate application with advanced scientific functionalities.
  • Mathematical functions in JavaScript: Introduces using JavaScript's built-in math functions for advanced calculations

Simple Todo App

Simple Todo App
Description: This project is a basic to-do list application. Users can add new tasks, mark them as completed, and delete them from the list. It demonstrates managing and keeping track of tasks.

**Learning Concepts:

  • DOM manipulation: This project reinforces practices of adding, removing, and modifying list items in the HTML dynamically using JavaScript.
  • Arrays: It demonstrates storing and managing task data using arrays in JavaScript.
  • User interface updates: Explores how to update the visual representation of the to-do list (adding, completing, deleting tasks) based on user interactions.

Profile Form & Card

Profile Form & Card
Description: This project allows users to create dynamic profile cards with a form. Users can enter their information, and upon submission, a new profile card is created and displayed on the page. It also includes functionality to delete existing profile cards.

Learning Concepts:

  • Form handling: This project builds upon concepts from form validation (project 3) by focusing on capturing form data and utilizing it for further actions.
  • DOM creation and manipulation: It goes beyond basic DOM manipulation by dynamically creating new HTML elements (profile cards) based on user input.
  • Event handling: Continues practicing capturing user interactions with the form and delete buttons and triggering appropriate actions.

PC Component Filtering

PC Component Filtering
Description: This project allows users to filter computer parts based on their selections. Users can choose from various options like CPU brand, RAM size, graphics card type, etc., and the displayed list of components will update dynamically to reflect the chosen filters.

Learning Concepts:

  • DOM manipulation: Similar to previous projects, this project practices updating the displayed component list dynamically based on user selections.
  • Arrays and data filtering: Explores using arrays to store computer part data and implements filtering logic in JavaScript to match user selections.
  • User interface updates: Focuses on updating the visual representation of the component list based on the applied filters.

Weather App

Weather App
Description: This project is a weather application that allows users to search for current weather information by city name. It utilizes an external weather API to fetch data and displays details like temperature, humidity, and weather conditions on the screen.

Learning Concepts:

  • Asynchronous programming: Similar to projects like DadJokes (project 2), this project reinforces concepts of handling asynchronous operations for fetching weather data.
  • Fetch API: Continues practicing using tools for making HTTP requests to APIs and retrieving weather data.
  • Working with APIs: Further explores interacting with external APIs to access weather information.

Testimonial Slider

Testimonial Slider
Description: This project creates a testimonial section with a slider functionality. It displays quotes or testimonials from users, and users can navigate through them using a slider control.

Learning Concepts:

  • DOM manipulation: Demonstrates manipulating the visibility of testimonial elements based on the slider position.
  • Event handling: Captures user interactions with the slider control and triggers the sliding animation.

Animation on Scroll

Animation on Scroll
Description: This project incorporates animations that are triggered as you scroll down the page. As the user scrolls, different elements on the web page become animated, adding visual interest and interactivity.

Learning Concepts:

  • CSS animations: Explores using CSS animations to create visual effects that activate based on scroll position.
  • JavaScript for scroll events: Introduces using JavaScript to detect scroll events and trigger animations accordingly.

Search Field Reveal

Search Field Reveal
Description: This project utilizes animations to enhance the user experience. It creates a search field that reveals itself with an animation upon user interaction (e.g., clicking a button).

Learning Concepts:

  • CSS animations: Introduces using CSS animations to create dynamic visual effects for the search field reveal.
  • Event handling: Covers capturing user interactions (eg. button clicks) and using JavaScript to trigger the animations.

Question List & Progress

Question List & Progress
Description: This project demonstrates common DOM manipulation techniques in JavaScript. It features a list of questions and a progress indicator that updates as the user answers the questions.

Learning Concepts:

  • DOM manipulation: This project emphasizes manipulating elements like the progress indicator based on user interaction with the questions.
  • Event handling: Captures user interactions with the question elements and triggers actions like updating the progress indicator.

Modal

Modal
Description: This project creates a modal window, which is a popup element that overlays the main content of the page. It's commonly used for things like login forms, signup prompts, or alert messages.

Learning Concepts:

  • DOM manipulation: Focuses on showing and hiding the modal window element based on user interaction.
  • Event handling: Captures clicks on the trigger element and the modal's close button to control its visibility.

Advanced Todo

Advanced Todo
Description: This project builds upon the simple to-do app (project 8) by offering advanced functionalities like filtering, editing, and deleting tasks. Users can categorize tasks, edit existing ones, and delete unwanted tasks from the list.

Learning Concepts:

  • Building upon existing projects: Similar to the scientific calculator (project 7), this project demonstrates expanding on a basic concept (to-do list) to create a more advanced application.
  • User interface updates: Extends the concept of updating the to-do list to include functionalities like filtering, editing task content, and removing tasks.

Retro Calculator

Retro Calculator
Description: This project implements a classic calculator design with a physical keyboard support for input. It allows users to enter numbers and perform calculations using a layout resembling a traditional calculator.

Learning Concepts:

  • Event handling: Similar to other projects, this project focuses on capturing user interactions, but in this case, it includes handling both clicks on calculator buttons and key presses from the keyboard.
  • DOM manipulation: Updates the calculator display based on user input and calculation results.
  • Object-oriented programming: This project introduces concepts of object-oriented programming (OOP) in JavaScript for creating a more modular and reusable calculator functionality.

Simple Quiz App

Simple Quiz App
Description: This project creates a simple quiz application where users can answer questions and see their results. It includes a timer for each question to add a time pressure element.

Learning Concepts:

  • DOM manipulation: Updates the quiz interface to display questions, handle answer selections, and show the final

Advanced Quiz App

Advanced Quiz App
Description: This project builds upon the simple quiz app by offering more customization options. Users can set the number of questions, choose the topic, and define the difficulty level before starting the quiz.

Learning Concepts:

  • Building upon existing projects: Similar to other projects (scientific calculator, advanced to-do list), this project demonstrates extending a basic concept with additional features.
  • User input validation: It introduces concepts of validating user input for the customization options (e.g., ensuring a valid number of questions is chosen).
  • Conditional statements: Plays a more prominent role in this project as JavaScript logic needs to adapt the quiz based on user-defined parameters.

Take the Next Step:

Ready to embark on your front-end development journey? Here's how to get started with DOM Projects:

  1. Visit the DOM Projects repository on GitHub: https://github.com/Jisan-mia/dom-projects
  2. Browse the project list and choose one that aligns with your skill level and interests.
  3. Follow the setup instructions and open the project in your browser.
  4. Dive into the code, experiment, and learn!

Each project in DOM Projects allows you to practice your coding skills and helps you understand key concepts in front-end development. Whether youโ€™re a beginner just starting or an experienced developer looking to brush up your skills, DOM Projects has something for everyone.

Remember, the best way to learn is by doing. So, roll up your sleeves, pick a project, and start coding! Happy learning!

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Mike Stemle

Please add disclaimers when using LLMs.

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statueofdavid

I am building my personal site and this was great inspiration, ty ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜

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Jisan Mia

Hi @statueofdavid ,
Glad to know that you're building your site. Hope this can help you on your journey

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statueofdavid

let me know what you think david.declared.space.... we all have to start somewhere.

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Soma

Thank you so much, quite useful.

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Jisan Mia

Glad to hear it that you find it usefull

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Nolan Miller

Everyone says to learn with projects, but I think that often leaves people with โ€œbut what do I build.โ€ This is great packaging! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

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Jisan Mia

That's the motto of this project 'Learn by doing'. Thanks @nmiller15 for your kind wrods.