JavaScript Basics

JavaScript is a programming language that drives the web: from front-end user interface design, to backend server-side programming, you'll find JavaScript at every stage of a web site and web application. In this course, you'll learn the fundamental programming concepts and syntax of the JavaScript programming language.

JavaScript Basics

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What you'll learn

  • What JavaScript is and where it is used
  • Basic programming concepts like variables, data types and conditional statements
  • What functions are and why they're useful
  • How to troubleshoot programming problems
  • The basic syntax of the JavaScript programming language


  • Dave McFarland

    Dave is a web developer, O'Reilly author, and Treehouse teacher. You can follow him on Twitter @davemcfarland

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