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Introduction to Javascript Weekend Workshop

  • Beginner
  • 18 and older
  • $200
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  • 10 E 21st St, New York, NY
  • over 2 sessions

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What you'll learn in this intro to programming class:

This workshop provides a full introduction of programming fundamentals using JavaScript to create rich web applications. Building on the foundations you learn, students take a hands-on approach in showing JavaScript's relationship to HTML and CSS to create professional, relevant applications. The primary emphasis of this workshop is on the JavaScript programming language, with secondary emphasis on HTML and CSS.

Join us for this workshop on the JavaScript programming language aimed at beginners with little or no prior experience.

Takeaways

  • Understand at a high-level how the web works, the role of the browser and where the industry is going: the rise and importance of mobile and how the web and JavaScript fit into this
  • Define the role of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript in web pages and web applications
  • Define the DOM and JavaScript's importance in using it to create rich web applications
  • Understand how programming languages work, their relationship to the machine on which the language is run
  • Understand and apply programming fundamentals using JavaScript: basic data types, arithmetic, conditional statements, iteration (loops), functions, arrays and objects
  • Understand basic best-practices in software engineering at a high level
  • Build a complete, working HTML5 web application by building a professional swipe gallery/media carousel from scratch
Session 1: Getting Started with Javascript
  • Understand at a high-level how the web works, the role of the browser and where the industry is going: the rise and importance of mobile and where JavaScript fits
  • Define the role of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript in web pages and web applications
  • Understand and apply programming fundamentals using JavaScript: basic data types, arithmetic, conditional statements, iteration (loops), functions, arrays and objects
Session 2: Additional Skills/Practice
  • Implement a modern web application that taps into a social network, pulls data then formats and displays the results for users
  • Implement a professional carousel / swipeable image gallery from scratch
Prereqs & Preparation
  • Basic HTML experience may be helpful, but is not necessary.
  • Bring a laptop to class (Mac preferred but not required).
  • Please download and install Sublime Text
If you'd like a bit of a head start, check out Code Academy's JavaScript course. Again, it's optional but it may give you some extra perspective.

School Notes:
For students enrolling in 12 week part time and immersive classes, it is not recommended that you book more than one class simultaneously.

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If you can't make it to a class/workshop, please email us at [email protected] at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given after this timeframe.


In any event where a customer wants to cancel their enrollment and is eligible for a full refund, a 5% processing fee will be deducted from the refund amount.

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