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Intro to Code Part Nine – JavaScript in the Web Page

In the ninth part of our Intro to Code series, we left the console behind and started using our JavaScript to affect a real web page. This is always a fun time for new developers as they can suddenly see what all this JavaScript fuss is about. This is where we put what we’ve been Read more about Intro to Code Part Nine – JavaScript in the Web Page[…]

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Intro to Code Part VIII – Objects

In Part Eight of our Intro to Code series we look a long look at JavaScript objects. We made object literals, constructors, and constructed objects, and we got in some good practice with for-in loops, which are the primary tool for iterating through objects. One of the biggest new-developer sticking points we’ve seen here at Read more about Intro to Code Part VIII – Objects[…]

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Intro to Code Part VII – Arrays and Loops

Part Seven of our Intro to Code series dealt with loops and arrays and ended up being a pretty quick class. Arrays and loops aren’t terribly hard to understand and, for those who have been doing our suggested homework, last night wasn’t the first time you’d seen them, but being able to work comfortably with Read more about Intro to Code Part VII – Arrays and Loops[…]

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Intro to Code Part VI – JavaScript Conditionals

In the sixth part of our Intro to Code series, we reviewed JavaScript conditionals and also solved several algorithm challenges. This format will be the new normal for the next few sessions as we take our JavaScript skill set from the point where we understand basic syntax to the point where we can use it Read more about Intro to Code Part VI – JavaScript Conditionals[…]

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Intro to Code Part V: Beginning JavaScript

JavaScript is the programming language of the web and we’re going to spend the next several sessions working on it. It is the center of our Intro to Code series. If you missed the class last week, we spent a little time talking about the origins of JavaScript and then jumped right into the code, Read more about Intro to Code Part V: Beginning JavaScript[…]

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Intro to Code Part IV – Responsive Design Workshop

In Part Four of our Intro to Code series, we worked with two important technologies: Git, and the CSS rules that allow for responsive design. Git is version control software and making good use of version control can seriously save your backside in a coding project. What version control does is to allow you to Read more about Intro to Code Part IV – Responsive Design Workshop[…]

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Intro to Code Part Three – CSS Challenge Workshop

For part three of our Intro to Code series, we’ll be getting our hands dirty. Today’s class will be almost entirely dedicated to one project: cloning the Google homepage using the CSS skills we’ve been developing over the last couple of weeks. Now don’t worry, your page doesn’t have to be functional, it just needs Read more about Intro to Code Part Three – CSS Challenge Workshop[…]

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What If You Missed the First Class?

Our Intro to Code series at CodeSLO is a twelve-part class that meets in person twice per month for two hours. Most of the classes are already full to capacity but don’t be afraid to jump on the waitlist. People’s plan change and spots can and will open up between now and when the class Read more about What If You Missed the First Class?[…]