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Intro to JavaScript

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Overview

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



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.

Syllabus

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: Data Types & Variables

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

Lesson 3: Conditionals

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

Lesson 4: Loops

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

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: Arrays

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

Lesson 7: Objects

  • Create JavaScript objects to represent complex data types

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Anonymous
5.0 7 months ago
Anonymous completed this course.
Great course for people who have no idea about JS and even no programming experience. Covers all the basics. The only problem is that the tasks in quizes can be hard to understand (bad phrasing).
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Christian D
5.0 9 months ago
by Christian completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be very easy.
it's a good basic course, they explain many basic programing concepts in an easy way, is a little strict in the quizzes but worth it
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Dimitrios T
3.0 5 months ago
by Dimitrios completed this course, spending 3 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be very easy.
It is a nice course for the foundamentals,not for much code nor for many questions. Nice explanation of the lamda functions.
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Çağlar G
4.0 8 months ago
Çağlar completed this course, spending 1 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be very easy.
it finished in 3 hours if you are not a beginner don't expect much from this course. but it is good for beginners
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Roula B
5.0 2 years ago
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