Javascript Fundamentals Bootcamp
16

Saturday, 16 November

10 am – 4 pm CST

GA Chicago @ Rent 24

444 N Wabash Avenue, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611
$195 USD
Regular Ticket
$195 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

Javascript Fundamentals Bootcamp | November 16

James DeBano Photo


Controls & Information Solutions Engineer, Rockwell Automation

16

Saturday, 16 November

10 am – 4 pm CST

GA Chicago @ Rent 24

444 N Wabash Avenue, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611
$195 USD
Regular Ticket
$195 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Workshop

This one-day bootcamp is geared towards beginners with little or no prior experience and provides a full introduction to programming fundamentals using JavaScript. You will be introduced to some of the tools that will help you approach programming in a systematic way including flow charts and pseudo-code. Building on that foundation we will use JavaScript, the language of the web, to play with all of the basic structures of most modern programming languages including data types, flow of control, functions and objects. We will also cover how JavaScript as a language relates to other modern programming languages (such as HTML and CSS) and how it fits into the overall structure of the world wide web.

Takeaways

  • Understand at a high-level how the web works, the role of the browser and where JavaScript fits into the picture
  • Understand what programming languages are and how they work
  • Define the DOM and JavaScript's importance in using it to create rich web applications
  • Be able to apply problem solving skills to turn an abstract idea into a running program; use flow-charts and pseudo-code to break down a problem and to think like a programmer
  • 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

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 and Visual Studio Code
  • Please download and install Google Chrome Google Chrome
  • 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.

About the Instructor

James DeBano Photo

Controls & Information Solutions Engineer,
Rockwell Automation

James DeBano is a Software Engineer in the Industrial Automation industry. He develops custom software to connect industrial equipment to enterprise systems allowing for smarter control, analysis, and production within manufacturing, material handling, and other industrial environments. James works with a variety of programming languages including C#, PHP, JavaScript/jQuery, HTML/CSS, Microsoft SQL, and MySQL and is teaching at General Assembly because he loves to share his knowledge and interest in development with others.

Refund Policy

We understand that, sometimes, plans change. If you can no longer make it to a class or workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given to cancellations made within a week of the class or workshop.

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