JavaScript Crash Course (Paperback)

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JavaScript Crash Course is a fast-paced, thorough introduction to programming in JavaScript that will have you writing your own software and web applications in no time. Like the bestselling Python Crash Course, this hands-on guide is a must-have for anyone who wants to learn how to code from the ground up, this time using the popular JavaScript programming language.

JavaScript is the programming language of the internet, the secret sauce that makes websites dynamic, responsive, and all-around awesome. JavaScript Crash Course will quickly teach total beginners how to code in this popular, easy-to-learn language.

This light-hearted, fast-paced introduction teaches you programming essentials through fun examples, hands-on exercises, and projects like building a Pong-style game. Discover all the important aspects of the language without delving into expert-level nitty-gritty details or confusing jargon. You will quickly develop an understanding of key coding concepts including strings, functions, arrays, and loops, and then move on to more advanced topics, such as building web-page interactivity by manipulating the DOM, and drawing graphics with Canvas. Along the way, you’ll have fun using JavaScript to make  games, apps, and even create music.

About the Author

Nick Morgan is a software engineer at Twitter. He started on the web team, writing JavaScript to help to build the main website. He now writes Scala for the backend Tweets service, working on projects such as the change from 140 to 280 character Tweets and the Limit Replies feature. Nick grew up in the UK, and has a degree in Music and Sound Recording from the University of Surrey. He now lives in Colorado with his wife, two daughters, three cats, and one dog.

  • Readers of the best-selling Python Crash Course
  •  Experienced programmers who want to start writing software or apps in JavaScript for the web
  • Complete beginners who want to build dynamic web pages for personal or business purposes

  • Product Details
    ISBN: 9781718502260
    ISBN-10: 1718502265
    Publisher: No Starch Press
    Publication Date: August 29th, 2023
    Pages: 304
    Language: English
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