Dev Prep Part 3: JavaScript Variables, Conditionals, Functions, and more!

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

Past Locations for this Workshop

Dev Prep Part 3: JavaScript Variables, Conditionals, Functions, and more!

Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

Past Locations for this Workshop

About this workshop

The third day of this five-part course is great for students interested in taking an immersive at GA. You can take any of the one-day workshops this week, or all five.

JavaScript is one of the most useful languages a developer can learn. This day is helpful for anyone who is interested in taking the Web Development Immersive. We will cover the basics of data types, variables, arrays, logic, conditionals, functions, and scope!

Takeaways

  • List the five primitive JavaScript data types
  • Create an array and access any item in that array
  • Add and remove items from an array
  • Understand the difference between == and ===
  • Identify boolean operators
  • Understand what is meant by "truthy" and "falsy"
  • Confidently write if/else statements
  • Use the ternary operator
  • Define functions and explain their use cases
  • Define & invoke functions with & without parameters
  • Describe scope

Prereqs & Preparation

Free Github account (https://github.com/join) Mac laptop Complete projects 1 and 2 on Dash (https://dash.generalassemb.ly/) Part 1 of codecademy’s JS course (https://www.codecademy.com/learn/javascript)

Coming up near you

Let’s Keep You Updated

Enter your email to start following

By providing us with your email, you agree to the terms of our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.