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Digital Literacy Computer Basics Computer Languages What Some Common Languages Do and How They Work Together

JavaScript is now Back-end also, with the advent of Node.JS

hi Joy Kesten, et al.,

not a question, just a comment β€”

in both your video and the quiz that accompany it, you name JavaScript as only a front-end development language in your Computer Basics course. however, with the advent of Node.JS, JavaScript now can be server-side delivering to a client also.

just wanted to clairfy that; perhaps you wish to update this cours to reflect that? just my suggestion.


β€” faddah

 portland, oregon, u.s.a.

2 Answers

Matt Coston
Matt Coston
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This would also require probably reshooting that video part of the course. It is part of the backend now, but is it necessary to introduce it in the Digital Literacy course? Maybe. Maybe not. These courses tend to teach people what a program is and how the internet works. It is just the beginning of the rabbit hole that is Information Technology.

I think Javascript should be included since that is the most relevant information here in the future 2018-2020.