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The Best Way to Learn Javascript Programming

Treehouse gives you the tools you need to learn JavaScript. JavaScript is what brings web pages to life. With JavaScript, you can make a web page react to user behavior, give real-time updates, dynamically update content on the pages, and create mobile apps that can update and retrieve database information. With Treehouse’s JavaScript content and courses, you can learn how to make static web pages come alive, and create mobile apps that can perform these database operations.

Treehouse allows you to learn JavaScript completely at your own speed. If you’ve been on a static web page and then compared it with a dynamic one, you know how much more engaging the latter can be. This makes JavaScript a highly in-demand skill for developers to have. When you take courses with Treehouse, you can learn how to apply the skills you learn to real-life applications.

Using our self-paced learning tracks, you can start at the very beginner level or start with more advanced skills. Treehouse is the place to start if you’re wanting to make JavaScript a permanent addition to your coding skill set.

We have an array of different JavaScript courses for you to choose from, so you can customize your track and what you learn. Whether you need to improve certain skills or if you need a more well-rounded skill set, Treehouse can give you what you’re needing. You can take multiple tracks at once or just focus on what you’re struggling with. No matter what your schedule or the time you can dedicate, Treehouse is a great learning option.

Our JavaScript courses give you access to tons of amazing resources. You’ll be able to do quizzes, workshops, special challenges, in-depth exercises, interactive practices, and much more. As you learn, you’ll be building a portfolio that you can show your potential employers, making you an easier choice when going through the hiring process.

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Javascript Development Classes for Career Advancement

Treehouse gives you what you need to develop your abilities in Javascript. If you haven’t tried JavaScript before, it’s a programming language that can be used to create and control dynamic web content. Any time you see animated web content, updates, or changes that you didn’t have to reload the website to be active, that’s JavaScript at work. As one of the most popular and versatile programming languages, it’s an amazing skill to have. Being able to develop complex web pages is a skill that employers won’t want to overlook.

JavaScript is native to web browsers, but it isn’t limited to that. It is also used on web servers for API building and databases. It can customize and store user requests too. If you’re proficient in both front-end and back-end JavaScript programming, then that’s known as Full-Stack Development, which is even more desirable for employers.

Treehouse courses allow you to build this skill set as efficiently as possible, while still retaining and learning the skills to a professional degree. Treehouse is designed so that our learning is fully customized to you. You can use it to advance your career or you can use it to get your foot in the door for a coding job. Start from the very basics or start from the intermediate to advanced level. The choice is yours. With Treehouse, you’ll be getting real-world coding experience. The type of experience that recruiters actually seek out when they’re finding new developers.

Typically, those with full-time responsibilities can’t find the time to learn a skill. Work, parenting, and other obligations can get in the way. Treehouse is specifically designed to work for these types of situations. With self-paced learning, going at your own speed is the best speed. If you need to squeeze in a lesson during your lunch break, or once every few days, that’s fine. You’ll learn the skills and will be able to eventually complete the course. Even full-timers often complete our courses in three months. But all that matters is you take the time to learn the skills.

Our students find success thanks to our learning model, but our staff plays a huge part as well. We have expert teachers who create dynamic curriculums to not only teach you the fundamentals, but teach you what you need to know in the real-world. Your lessons and concepts will be applicable to the job market, and the curriculum helps you learn to use these skills in confidence.

The Treehouse Slack channel also helps you connect with the material on a deeper level, since you’ll be able to talk to other students. This gives you a forum to discuss projects and questions in real-time. Your teachers and other staff members will also be able to connect with you through this channel. And the benefit of this community goes beyond just learning. Once you have the skills, you’ll also walk away with a large network of others who have gone through the same coding experiences as you.

As you advance your coding career, you’ll also be able to come back to Treehouse. Since coding languages are ever-changing and ever-evolving, you can always use Treehouse to refresh your skills and learn the new concepts.

Meet Your Built in Code Editor

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A fully browser-based code editor designed to make learning with Treehouse a breeze.

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The built-in code editor will assist you with your markup. This will help you identify any potential issues as you practice your coding skills. This ensures you will pick up on any mistakes you make early on, which will help you to correct these mistakes and give you a good foundation from which to progress. This is just one of several available tools to help you be successful.

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It’s never been easier to take a course with Treehouse. You can try out Treehouse for free, learn at your own pace, get the precise help you need, network with others and get started on your chosen high-paying career path! Start your seven-day trial to jump-start your learning journey right away.


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A Look Inside the Industry


JavaScript Developer Salary


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Related Job Titles

    • JavaScript Developer
    • Software Developer
    • Senior Front End Engineer

Career Skills

    • HTML & CSS
    • JavaScript/jQuery
    • angular.js, React

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    Basic Training Courses to Improve Your Skills

    No matter what experience you have in coding, Treehouse is the best place to go. You can train the basics and get more and more advanced in a short period of time. Take courses that teach you concepts and skills like JavaScript and DOM, Full Stack concepts, JavaScript code structure, Sequelize model validation, JavaScript loops, and so much more.

    A Treehouse course helps you like no other course. You get access to the course itself along with super helpful resources that help you internalize the concepts. Practices, workshops, interactive videos, and more all help you to gain the skills required for a career in JavaScript development. With the resources you have with Treehouse, you’ll feel confident entering the coding industry.

    Our courses are customized by skill, so you can dive in and learn all of the information and concepts surrounding that skill. Your learning map will help you outline your course path and show you what you’ll be mastering along the way.

    With quizzes, full concept reviews, practice modules, and more you’ll be able to work on these concepts until they come naturally to you. With Treehouse’s help, you’ll know how to apply what you learn out in the field, and harness a set of skills that are actionable in the real world.

    With a small time dedication every day, you can build out a coding career for yourself. Treehouse gives you the tools you need, and you decide when and where you want to use them. With our resources, motivational podcasts, and more, you’ll be well on your way to becoming a developer. Let Treehouse help you start your career or bring it to that next stage.

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