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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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The Best Resources for Learning Web Development Online

There has never been a better time for learning web development online. The number of free resources for doing so is incredible. In fact, the sheer amount of material and sources available has become a problem in itself. Where should you go? What should you learn? What order should you learn it in? What are Read more about The Best Resources for Learning Web Development Online[…]

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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[…]