Getting Started with JavaScript, v2

Brand new for 2019 & taught by JavaScript legend Kyle Simpson, this 2.5 hour course teaches the three pillars of JavaScript: types/coercion, scope/closure, and this/prototypes.

Created by: Kyle Simpson

Produced in 2019

What you will learn

  • Everything you need to start creating graphic experiences using JavaScript and p5.js.
  • JS building blocks like objects, functions, loops, etc.
  • Create a bouncing ball using shapes and colors.
  • Object Oriented Programming with ES6.
  • Constructor arguments with classes.
  • Upload media files.
  • Object communication.
  • Much, Much more!

Course Description

Want to learn to code using JavaScript? This is a great place to start! In this course, you'll start out with a tour of the basic building blocks programming like variables, loops, functions and operations. Then, you'll go through the three main pillars of JavaScript: Types and Coercion for comparing values and converting between types, Scope and Closure for knowing where variables can be accessed, and JavaScript's "this" and Prototype system for dynamic context. This course and others like it are available as part of the Frontend Masters video subscription.

Instructor Details

Kyle Simpson

Kyle Simpson is an evangelist of the open web, passionate about all things JavaScript. He writes books, teaches JavaScript, speaks, and contributes to the world of OSS.

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