About this Course

Learn the fundamentals of JavaScript, the most popular programming language in web development.

Course Cost
Free
Timeline
Approx. 2 weeks
Skill Level
Beginner
Included in Course
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Intro to JavaScript

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Course Leads

  • Julia Van Cleve
    Julia Van Cleve

    Instructor

  • James Parkes
    James Parkes

    Instructor

What You Will Learn

Lesson 1

Lesson 1: What is JavaScript?

  • Explore the quirky history of the JavaScript language
  • Learn how to use the JavaScript console and write your first line of JavaScript code
Lesson 1

Lesson 1: What is JavaScript?

  • Explore the quirky history of the JavaScript language
  • Learn how to use the JavaScript console and write your first line of JavaScript code
Lesson 2

Lesson 2: Data Types & Variables

  • Use a variety of data types to represent data in your code
  • Learn how to store data using variables
Lesson 2

Lesson 2: Data Types & Variables

  • Use a variety of data types to represent data in your code
  • Learn how to store data using variables
Lesson 3

Lesson 3: Conditionals

  • Translate real-life decisions into code using conditional statements
  • Model more complex problems using logical operators
Lesson 3

Lesson 3: Conditionals

  • Translate real-life decisions into code using conditional statements
  • Model more complex problems using logical operators
Lesson 4

Lesson 4: Loops

  • Learn how to repeatedly execute code with loop and iteration fundamentals
  • Explore working with JavaScript while and for loops
Lesson 4

Lesson 4: Loops

  • Learn how to repeatedly execute code with loop and iteration fundamentals
  • Explore working with JavaScript while and for loops
Lesson 5

Lesson 5: Functions

  • Organize your code by declaring functions and writing function expressions
  • Demystify tricky JavaScript behavior by learning about scope and hoisting
Lesson 5

Lesson 5: Functions

  • Organize your code by declaring functions and writing function expressions
  • Demystify tricky JavaScript behavior by learning about scope and hoisting
Lesson 6

Lesson 6: Arrays

  • Store collections of data in arrays
  • Manipulate arrays using common properties and methods
Lesson 6

Lesson 6: Arrays

  • Store collections of data in arrays
  • Manipulate arrays using common properties and methods
Lesson 7

Lesson 7: Objects

  • Create JavaScript objects to represent complex data types
Lesson 7

Lesson 7: Objects

  • Create JavaScript objects to represent complex data types

Prerequisites and Requirements

This course is ideal for beginners who are looking to add a new programming language to their toolbelt. JavaScript is also foundational for developers who want to pursue a career in web development. No prior experience is necessary for this course.

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Why Take This Course

JavaScript is the most popular programming language for both front-end and back-end web development. Applications for JavaScript span from interactive websites to the Internet of Things, making it a great choice for beginners and experienced developers looking to learn a new programming language.

What do I get?
  • Instructor videos
  • Learn by doing exercises
  • Taught by industry professionals

Thanks for your interest!

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