JavaScript Fundamentals 1 Learning Cohort (6 Class Series)

Virtual Classes
May 17 - Jun 7, 2021, 7:00 PM (EDT)

About this event

JavaScript is among the most popular programming languages today and powers the majority of the web. Looking to get started as a developer? JavaScript is a great first language to learn, and can prepare you for other languages. Interested in building dynamic web sites? Learning JavaScript is a must to turn static pages into engaging browsing experiences.

In this beginner-friendly, six-class series, you will learn programming fundamentals and foundational JavaScript topics:

  • JavaScript variables and data types
  • Data structures: Arrays and Objects
  • Built-in JavaScript string and array methods
  • Working with conditionals, loops, and functions
  • Basics of JavaScript in the browser (DOM)

Class Schedule:

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm ET
May 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm ET
May 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm ET
May 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm ET
June 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm ET
June 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm ET

Prerequisites:

No prior programming experience is required. Basic knowledge of HTML & CSS is recommended, but not required.

If you have prior programming experience, you’re welcome to enroll, but this series may be too introductory for you.

Technical requirements:

  • Your laptop
  • A modern web browser (Chrome or Firefox recommended)
  • An online code editor account*
    • Recommended: REPL.it
    • Alternatives: CodePen.io, CodeSandbox.io
    • *All options listed offer free sign ups / account plans
  • Optional: A code or text editor**
    • Recommended: Visual Studio Code
    • Alternatives: Atom, Brackets, Sublime Text
    • **All options listed offer free downloads

Code of Conduct:
The Girl Develop It mission is focused on providing opportunities for women to learn web and software development, but our classes and events are open to all genders and identities. We are dedicated to providing a welcoming and comfortable environment for all to learn to code and every attendee is expected to uphold our Code of Conduct (http://www.girldevelopit.com/codeofconduct).

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