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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
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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:

151 of 157 students recommendSee All

Amazing how much we can learn in the course and how fun it is! Highly recommend it. It helped me to refresh my knowledge about JavaScript and see the practical sides of the language.
Monika Kulbat

Learn by doing!

Strait forward, and inspiring. BIG THANKS!!!
Very easy yet informative class

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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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