Introduction to Javascript (Online)
5

Monday, 5 December

10 pm – 1 am EST

FREE!
Cost

Questions? Read our FAQs

Introduction to Javascript (Online)

5

Monday, 5 December

10 pm – 1 am EST

Online

Anywhere
Online
FREE!
Cost

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Class

Expand your coding toolkit with the No. 1 language in tech.

Step into the world of web development with General Assembly. During our JavaScript-focused workshop, see how it powers dynamic websites and applications through animations, drop-down effects, and more — and why it’s the No. 1 programming language in tech. Through a series of hands-on coding exercises, you’ll:

  • Learn how to think like a programmer.
  • Survey the JavaScript landscape and see how developers leverage this language to succeed in their careers.
  • Discover how JavaScript and jQuery update the appearance and content of a web page in real time.
  • Apply what you’ve learned to add animations and effects to a website.

Chart your own career path. Pick up where this workshop leaves off. Enhance your professional skill set online in our mentor-guided JavaScript Circuit, or on-campus with our part-time JavaScript Development course.

Takeaways

  • Gain an overview of the JavaScript landscape and its placement in the web development ecosystem.
  • Practice programmatic thinking by writing Javascript pseudo-code
  • Write expressions that assign and evaluate variables
  • Explain the difference between jQuery and vanilla JS
  • Register and trigger event handlers for jQuery events

Prereqs & Preparation

  • Basic HTML and CSS experience.
  • Complete DASH Project 1
  • Install Sublime Text 3 on your computer
  • Have Google Chrome on your computer.
  • This class is live and is taken completely online.
  • We will provide login information and a link to the platform on the day of each session.
  • You will need a computer, a strong internet connection, and an open mind to join.
  • This class is taking place in Eastern Time.

About the Instructor

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Anthony is a developer that loves creating beautiful websites, reading about obscure parts of technology and contributing to Open Source projects. When he's not coding, he's watching Netflix, snacking on non-dairy milk shakes, and not going to the gym.

Anthony is also a mentor for General Assembly's JavaScript Circuit.

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