Code 102: Intro to JavaScript

Code 102: Intro to JavaScript

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Overview

Not sure where or how to start learning JavaScript? Or maybe you’re discouraged by the confusing interfaces, unclear error messages, and unexplained concepts of online coding tutorials.

If you’re ready to move past the concepts covered in Code 101 and work with experienced developers who can help guide you through your online learning, join us for Code 102! You’ll blast through Khan Academy's JavaScript tutorials and get a better understanding of the programming ecosystem.

Outcomes

At the end of this workshop, you will:

  • Finish Khan Academy's JavaScript tutorials, a large part of Code 201's required prework.
  • Get introduced to loops, arrays, functions, objects, and other programming concepts.
  • Understand the additional tools and programs that professional developers use every day.
  • Be more prepared for the challenges ahead in Code 201, or in learning to code online.
  • Have a wider network of new and experienced developers.

Prerequisites

Set up Atom, Terminal, and Git. Follow the guide for your operating system below.

Recommended: Code 101

Topics

Computer Setup

  • Slack
  • Atom
  • Git

JavaScript Programming

  • Functions
  • "For" and "While" Loops
  • Control Flow
  • Data Structures
  • Objects

Q&A

  • Open time during each class session for questions related to the tutorials or programming in general

Computer Requirements

Students are required to bring their own laptop. Before the workshop, please download:

If you would like to set up your Windows machine to dual boot to Linux, check out these guides:

Code of Conduct Policy

Punctuality, participation in discussions, completion of assignments, and demonstration of professional courtesy to others are required. Attendance will be taken at the beginning of the workshop. Passing requires attendance to the full workshop.

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