JavaScript 101 - First Programming Steps

JavaScript 101 – First Programming Steps

Start mastering the core principles of JavaScript by learning the language basics for your web and game development projects.


  • 2.2 Hours of Video
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Source Code
  • Closed Captions
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  • On-demand, 24/7 access
  • 2.2 hours of video
  • Certificate of completion
  • Source code and PDF notes
  • Closed captions


This course is a subset of lessons from The Complete Beginner’s Javascript Course, which is included as a part of our all-access package.

Master one of the industry’s key programming languages by delving into the world of JavaScript.  Not only is JavaScript a powerful tool that can enhance your web projects with additional functionality, but it is also a core skill for developing HTML5 based games.  Further, as the foundation of many of the most popular frameworks around, JavaScript serves as a necessary step to attaining further success as a developer in several areas of development.  Whether you’ve programmed before or not, you will learn all the basics of the language through this course and set yourself up for creating more advanced projects in the future – whether games, websites or beyond.

You will learn how to:

  • Utilize variables to store static and dynamic data
  • Calculate data mathematically using common operators
  • Store sets of data in arrays and dictionaries
  • Implement functions that instruct your code what to do
  • Use conditionals and loops to evaluate blocks of code for functionality

Frameworks and tools covered: JavaScript ES5 and some JavaScript ES6

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  • Basic HTML and CSS skills
  • Students should have a code editor (such as Sublime or Atom) installed, as well as a browser.

Start mastering the core principles of JavaScript by learning the language basics for your web and game development projects.

  • On-demand, 24/7 access
  • 2.2 hours of on-demand video
  • Certificate of completion
  • Closed captions

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