Beginning Programming with JavaScript

Learn introductory JavaScript skills, and build real, working programs. JavaScript, which is used heavily in web and application development, is one of the most popular programming languages in the world.


In this course students will learn basic programming concepts with JavaScript. They will also learn to use their coding knowledge to build a working game and several smaller projects along the way.

Topics will include:

  • History of JavaScript
  • Syntax, variable use, and data types
  • Objects, arrays and other data structures
  • Functions and building larger programs
  • A project week where students build a tic tac toe game

Course Takeaways

Students will leave this course with an introductory level knowledge of programming in general, and JavaScript in particular. The knowledge gained in this course will be an excellent introduction to coding and can provide a perfect stepping stone towards advanced software development.


The course content assumes knowledge of how to use the computer including installing software. No prior programming knowledge is required.

Students should have a smoothly running Windows, Mac, or Linux computer to use for the duration of the course.

By the end of the course students will:

  • Understand JavaScript syntax and where to go for references when necessary
  • Learn how to write small, working programs in JavaScript
  • Gain the knowledge for further study in web and application development

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Course Includes

  • 10 Lessons
  • 8 Quizzes