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Introduction to Javascript

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In this course, you will use learn the basics of JavaScript! You will learn how to create and use the primary data types in JavaScript and how to use conditionals and loops to control the flow of your JavaScript code. You'll write your first JavaScript functions and you'll learn how to use arrays and objects to store collections of data. By the end of the course, you use your new JavaScript knowledge to build the core functionality of an eCommerce shopping cart.

In this course, you will use learn the basics of JavaScript! You will learn how to create and use the primary data types in JavaScript and how to use conditionals and loops to control the flow of your JavaScript code. You'll write your first JavaScript functions and you'll learn how to use arrays and objects to store collections of data. By the end of the course, you use your new JavaScript knowledge to build the core functionality of an eCommerce shopping cart.

Beginner

4 weeks

Real-world Projects

Completion Certificate

Last Updated May 14, 2024

Prerequisites:

No experience required

Course Lessons

Lesson 1

Introduction to VS Code workspaces

Lesson 2

What is JavaScript

Learn the history of JavaScript and start writing your code immediately using the JavaScript console.

Lesson 3

Data Types & Variables

Learn to represent real-world data using JavaScript variables, and distinguish between the different data types in the language.

Lesson 4

Conditionals

Learn how to add logic to your JavaScript programs using conditional statements.

Lesson 5

Loops

Harness the power of JavaScript loops to reduce code duplication and automate repetitive tasks.

Lesson 6

Functions

Dive into the world of JavaScript functions. Learn to harness their power to streamline and organize your programs.

Lesson 7

Arrays

Learn how to use Arrays to store complex data in your JavaScript programs.

Lesson 8

Objects

Meet the next JavaScript data structure: the Object. Learn to use it to store complex data alongside Arrays.

Lesson 9 • Project

Build a Shopping Cart

In this project, you will use your JavaScript development skills to build the core functionality of an eCommerce shopping cart for Kirana's fruit market.

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Julia Van Cleve

Instructor

Julia is a Content Developer at Udacity and was previously a middle school math teacher in San Jose, CA. She also dabbled in freelance web development, designing websites for small businesses in the Bay Area.

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James Parkes

Instructor

James received his degree in Computer Science and Mathematics, then went on to become a Udacity instructor in several programs. His personal mission is clear: to open the doors of opportunity for others by empowering them with excellent educational experiences.

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