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Launch A Rocket: Learn JavaScript Basics The Fun Way!

Rich Armstrong, Product Designer

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16 Videos (2h 22m)
    • An introduction

      1:05
    • What we gonna make???

      0:56
    • Downloads these 3 free apps

      2:42
    • Install, signup and write some JS

      7:37
    • What is JavaScript??

      1:39
    • Properties and methods

      2:28
    • Variables

      6:50
    • Functions

      7:13
    • The If-else statement

      6:55
    • Write some basic JavaScript

      22:17
    • Start playing around with CSS and JS!!

      9:52
    • Planning first :)

      1:24
    • Let's write the basic HTML and CSS for our rocket

      10:11
    • Let's add the JavaScript for our rocket

      24:33
    • And now we make the rocket look pretty!!

      34:19
    • Thank you, and next steps

      1:49

About This Class

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Hey! Ever wanted to build your own interactive website, app, or game? Become a white-belt code-ninja in this fun introduction class to JavaScript. You’ll learn the basics of the JavaScript language, and be able to add logic, interaction and animation to your web projects. You’ll see how JavaScript interacts with HTML and CSS. By the end of the class you’ll be able to make your browser do all kinds of fun stuff – and you’ll be on your way to making games, animating web elements, and making interactive apps!

This class is for anyone who likes apps, websites, design, or DIY. You’ll get to understand a fundamental part of the modern web, and be able to boast to your friends of your hacker-ways by the end of it! You'll also leanr a little bit about CSS and HTML!

You don’t need to know any JavaScript, but some very basic knowledge of HTML and CSS will help.

If you're looking to get into coding more checkout my other coding classes:

115 of 120 students recommendSee All

Practical, there is plenty of knowledge in such a short time and the teachers makes it very engaging.
A fun introduction to programming interaction!
Great course - I had given up on learning JavaScript a while back because I just couldn't seem to get it. This course changed all of that - it now makes perfect sense! Thank you for using practical examples - it really helped to grasp the logic behind the language when I saw it in action. Would definitely recommend this course!

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Rich Armstrong

Product Designer

Although Rich calls himself a Product Designer he's more of a jack-of-all-trades / generalist / unicorn. He designs, animates and codes. And if you want to learn how to make stuff unicorn-style then read on! Rich studied multimedia design and graphic design, and taught himself to code. He's freelanced, worked for agencies and startups, and now runs a studio with his wife in Amsterdam. He creates compulsively, has super ginger-powers and can touch his nose with his tongue!

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