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JavaScript For Kids For Dummies

Published 08-24-2015

<b>Have big dreams? Kick start them with JavaScript!</b> <p>If we've learned one thing from the Millennial generation, it's that no one is too young to make history online. <i>JavaScript For Kids For Dummies</i> introduces pre-teens and early teens alike to the world of JavaScript, which is an integral programming language that drives the functionality of websites and apps. This informative, yet engaging text guides you through the basics of coding with JavaScript, and is an essential resource if you want to expand your technology skills while following easy, step-by-step instructions. Through small, goal-oriented projects, you learn key coding concepts, while actually creating apps, games, and more. This hands-on experience, coupled with the presentation of ideas in a simple style, allows you to both learn and retain JavaScript fundamentals.</p> <p>JavaScript has been heralded as 'the programming language of the web,' and many kids are interested in learning how to use it; however, most schools don't offer coding classes at this level, and most families can't afford the high cost of coding classes through a summer camp. But this can't stop you from developing your JavaScript coding skills! This fun text is all you need to get started on your JavaScript journey.</p> <ul> <li>Explore the basics of JavaScript through the creation of a calculator app</li> <li>Deepen your understanding of HTML, arrays, and variables by building a grocery shopping app</li> <li>Learn conditional logic through the development of a choose your own adventure game</li> <li>Discover loops and strings by creating a lemonade stand app and MadLibs-style game</li> </ul> <p><i>JavaScript For Kids For Dummies</i> brings pre-teens and early teens into the world of coding by teaching them one of the key Web design languages.</p>

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Coding with JavaScript For Dummies

Published 05-26-2015

<b>Go from beginner to builder quickly with this hands-on JavaScript guide</b> <p><i>Coding with JavaScript For Dummies</i> provides easy, hands-on instruction for anyone looking to learn this popular client-side language. No experience? No problem! This friendly guide starts from the very beginning and walks you through the basics, then shows you how to apply what you've learned to real projects. You'll start building right away, including web page elements and simple applications, so you can immediately see how JavaScript is used in the real world. Online exercises allow you to test your code and expand your skills, and the easy-to-follow instruction provides step-by-step guidance toward understanding the JavaScript syntax, applications, and language.</p> <p>JavaScript enhances static web pages by providing dynamic elements that can adapt and react to user action. It's a need-to-know tool for aspiring web designers, but anyone can benefit from understanding this core development language. <i>Coding with JavaScript For Dummies</i> takes you from beginner to builder quickly as you:</p> <ul> <li>Learn what JavaScript does, how it works, and where to use it</li> <li>Master the core elements of JavaScript and immediately put it to work</li> <li>Build interactive web elements and try out your code online</li> <li>Create basic applications as you apply JavaScript to the app development workflow</li> </ul> <p>Anytime a website responds to your movement around the screen, that's JavaScript. It makes websites more functional, more beautiful, and more engaging, and your site visitors will demand nothing less. If you want to build a better website, you need JavaScript. If you need JavaScript, <i>Coding with JavaScript For Dummies</i> gets you started off quickly and painlessly, with plenty of hands-on practice.</p>

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