How to learn JavaScript and build awesome projects

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How to learn JavaScript

1 Jun , 2017  

A lot of people ask – how should I learn JavaScript?

It’s a great question. Why?

First, because JavaScript is one of the most in-demand skills right now, and it underpins nearly all technologies used for web development.

So of course lots of people ask how they can learn it.

It has a reputation as being a simple language that’s easy to learn. Is that true?

No, not really.

React Introduction for Absolute Beginners

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React: An Introduction for Absolute Beginners

27 Apr , 2017  

Hello and welcome to this mega-introduction to React.js. Today we’ll walk through the basic concepts for React all the way to building a small React application. But first: why is it important to learn React? There are a few answers to that, but the easiest one is that part of being a ‘modern’ web developer […]

Introduction to Webpack feature

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Introduction to Webpack

13 Feb , 2017  

Hello and welcome! Today we’re going to be checking out Webpack, the latest in a parade of tools used to build JavaScript applications.

I’ll concentrate on webpack because it:

  • Has become very popular over the last couple of years.
  • Is extremely useful and powerful.
  • Has a reputation for being difficult to learn with copious, but arcane documentation (although v2 is an improvement!)

So there’s every reason for learning it and spending some time finding out how it works.

Introduction to JavaScript Arrays

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Introduction to JavaScript Arrays

30 Jan , 2017  

Hey everyone, I hope you’re well and ready to learn a fun concept that’s fundamental to programming. Today we’re going to check out arrays and build a slideshow project to practice using them in JavaScript. In the past, we’ve looked at HTML, CSS, JavaScript basics, decision making in JavaScript and JavaScript loops. Today we’ll use […]

JS For Loop

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JavaScript Loops: An introduction to the JavaScript For Loop

5 Dec , 2016  

Hey everyone, it’s great to see you back! Today we’re going to be checking out JavaScript loops, particularly the simple and ubiquitous JavaScript for loop. This is a follow up from our first two Intro to JavaScript articles: JavaScript Programming for Absolute Beginners and JavaScript for Beginners: If, Then & Else. First of all – […]

JavaScript Code Branching with If Then Else

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JavaScript for Beginners: If, Then & Else

21 Oct , 2016  

Ready to get started on learning more fundamental JavaScript? We covered some JavaScript basics in JavaScript Programming for Absolute Beginners and you should be familiar with that article before continuing. If you’re not, go check it out. I’ll be waiting right here for you. So now you’re totally familiar with executing JavaScript when a user types into […]

The absolute beginners guide to JavaScript

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JavaScript Programming for Absolute Beginners

31 Aug , 2016  

Ok, are you ready to start programming in JavaScript? That’s what we’re going to do today. JavaScript, as I’m sure you’re aware, is one of the most-used programming languages today. And it’s still growing in popularity! Every day there are new JavaScript frameworks and libraries being released. So there’s never been a better time to […]

Beginners HTML Forms by example

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HTML Forms: Beginners guide to building HTML forms and interacting with the web

17 Aug , 2016  

What does this picture have to do with HTML forms? We’ll get to that  🙂 We’ve had a pretty close look at HTML recently, and CSS too. It’s time to expand our knowledge further by checking out HTML forms. Because forms are what we use to get thing done on the web. And whether you […]

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How to edit text on a Mac

30 Jul , 2016  

Hey – looking for Vim? Click here for MacVim download and install instructions. Otherwise… Hello and Welcome to what will probably be the weirdest thing I ever write. Sadly, I find it necessary to write up some instructions on how to reliably edit text on a Mac. Windows users, bless ‘em, don’t have this problem. […]

Tutorial: CSS Beginners Guide

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TUTORIAL: CSS For Absolute Beginners

19 Jul , 2016  

Want to know how to make a web page look good? This is where you find out. Previously, we covered HTML for beginners pretty thoroughly and learned that HTML is used to provide meaning and structure to a web page. That’s great, but the web page we produced looks like it was made in 1995, […]