Udacity: Intro to JavaScript

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.


### 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
2 Student
Cost Free Online Course
Pace Self Paced
Provider Udacity
Language English
Hours 6 hours a week

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