JavaScript Road Trip Part 1

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Code School online courses
Code School is all about learning through hands-on experience. Delve into the fundamentals of design, like learning about color theory through interactive videos and challenges. Those apps you see on your smartphone? The next one could be designed by you. Explore mobile web design with professor Jason VanLue, who is living proof that learning by doing really works, as he is a self-taught designer and is head of the design team at Code School and Envy Labs. In addition to online classes, yo...
Code School is all about learning through hands-on experience. Delve into the fundamentals of design, like learning about color theory through interactive videos and challenges. Those apps you see on your smartphone? The next one could be designed by you. Explore mobile web design with professor Jason VanLue, who is living proof that learning by doing really works, as he is a self-taught designer and is head of the design team at Code School and Envy Labs. In addition to online classes, you can also learn through screencasts, where industry experts such as Google and Pearson record what is happening on their computer screen, guiding you through the basics all the way to advanced techniques. Follow their skill “paths”, earn points, and win badges to become an expert in HTML, JavaScript, iOS, and more. Code School's knowledgeable professors, hands-on courses and interactive videos and challenges can help you master any field.

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12 reviews

Course Description

An introduction to the very basics of the JavaScript language. Build a foundation of JavaScript syntax and learn how to use values, variables, and files.
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326 Reviews for JavaScript Road Trip Part 1

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mocellin

None/10 starsCompleted
5 years ago
Great introduction to the semanthic of this language. This is a great and new way to get people introduced in Javascript.
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4 years, 1 month ago
Dives into a lot of topics that Codecademy didn't. It also seems to be less buggy than Codecademy.I love the combination of video, quizzing, and interactive coding that Code School is built on.
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jtuds

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5 years ago
Interesting and accessible. This is an easy to follow course that is interesting to do. The concepts are explained well, previous knowledge is not assumed so there is no gaps in the material being taught.
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ilker96

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5 years ago
Good lessons videos and examples...
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Ruan007

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5 years ago
Excellent. So easy to understand and navigate.
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threedogCarol

None/10 starsCompleted
5 years ago
There is so much to learn about Javascript that I wish I had learned more but the course was a good start and had fun doing it.
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JUVER MALPARTIDA

None/10 starsCompleted
5 years ago
JavaScript Road Trip was a wonderful experience, I recommend to all my folks to try it!
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Davidmaignan

None/10 starsCompleted
5 years ago
Satisfied (very). Hi, A quick note to let you know that I'm very satisfied wit the javascript series course. I have completed 1 & 2\. I'm doing level 3 at the moment and I'm already learning new concepts like hoisting and refreshing my understanding of closure. The only negative point is for a couple of exercise I did find a little hard to understand the description (for a non- anglophone). Regards David.
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Walther H. Diechmann

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5 years ago
Brilliant. You've made a very nice "workbench" for learners; Codeschool sets the standard for e-learning and that will no doubt change the e-learning industry permanently!
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hanzibar

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5 years ago
very informative. enjoyed and learned a lot in the course
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danielps

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5 years ago
Simply amazing. Great professor, great interface, great examples. I think there's no better way to learn that with a bit of theory followed by many excercises. There's nothing that I would change :)
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alexboisselle

None/10 starsCompleted
5 years ago
Great. I've developing JavaScript apps, plugins and widgets for years, but I'm super impressed with the presentation of intro js that you guys provide. Can't imagine the hours you put into our courses. Kudos! I'm subscribing soon!
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cajogos

None/10 starsCompleted
5 years ago
Great Introduction to JavaScript. I was not completely new to JavaScript, however I had to brush up on what I already knew. This course was really good to help understand the basics of the language and also its syntax. The teacher was also very good at explaining the work so that is a big plus.
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jeffrymanhulad

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5 years ago
CODESCHOOL IS SO GOOD! I got a free codeschool for three month from a Googler, and I really love the way codeschool teaches coding! It's so awesome and I'd love to learn a lot from here soon! Cheers!
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ggemeg

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5 years ago
Code Learning Convenience. A great way to learn coding skills! At your when you have free time and at your own pace. It was fun too. Can't wait to start the next module.
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ronyehoshua

None/10 starsCompleted
5 years ago
Cover the necessary syntactical basics, but wasn't outrageously slow for an experienced programmer. The problem with all the tutorials I am finding on the web is they are just too slow and boring. I would like to keep going with the rest of the 'road trip' but I don't want to have to pay :)
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twinklehood

None/10 starsCompleted
5 years ago
Absurdly well thought out. I think that the javascript road trip courses are among the best courses I've done online - not only do they have the awesome interactive environment of code school, but the challenges are actually nicely thought out - they not only test that you understand the semantics of the lessons, but challenge you to put them to use - and this becomes increasingly true at the following roadtrip parts, which this lays the ground for doing.
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alexisraca

None/10 starsCompleted
5 years ago
Very good course. For a basic course it was very satisfying, nice work!!! there was a bug also where in an alert or confirm I had to use window.alert or window.confirm to make it work.
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PointOnePA

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5 years, 1 month ago
Liked the acceleration option...typically played at 1.5 to 2.0* Skipped the intro song...good the first time. Examples were mostly good...some pretty detailed, so I skipped them. All in All, 90/100 for this class. Thanks for the tutorial.
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kevincam3

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5 years, 1 month ago
Great idea for learning. I found the course simple enough and broken down in enough steps for me to absorb the material easily.
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susiekarasic

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5 years, 1 month ago
Best intro to Javascript Course I've seen yet. The interface is fun and engaging and well-designed. The point system is encouraging. The testing by writing code is really effective. The examples are relevant to real-world web development problems. Sooo much better than some other learning sites I've tried that give you a bunch of confusing multiple choice questions. Learning by doing is much better. I'm hooked on Code School and have already recommended it to my friends who want to learn Javascript. I'm looking forward to taking more of these courses.
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meltothewong

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5 years, 1 month ago
Fun Exercises and Good Real World Examples. The tutorials were great at mixing up the way they fed you information (video, text, hands-on practice).
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whitakerch

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5 years, 1 month ago
Covers all the basics! So far I've had great experiences with this site. I myself knew most of what was covered in this particular section since it was only the first, but for any beginner this will explain many useful concepts to you in a very easy to understand and in depth manner!
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vdmgolub

None/10 starsCompleted
5 years, 1 month ago
Great for newbs. To be honest, as I already know JS basics and have many years experience in programming, I found the course's challenges irritating. However for the total beginners it's a great source of knowledge and I would totally recommend it. Well done :)
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bethpearson

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5 years, 1 month ago
Good refresher course on some basics. I had done some JavaScript programming years ago. So for me, this was a good refresher course. I worked through it as a free course, and it convinced me to enroll to continue taking Code School courses. I like the combination of video instruction and challenges to work through.
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Jay Davis

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5 years, 1 month ago
Better Than Anticipated! This course was outstanding! I hope the rest continue in a similar manner. It was fun and engaging and (of course) extremely informative. The information was laid out in a very logical format and the challenges not only focus on the rules and syntax of the language itself, but also the logic/reasoning skills that are required to be a good programmer. I like that you have to solve problems using your own brain power before being able to engage with all or part of some of the challenges. I would rate the course a 5, except for the fact that a couple of the rules for the syntax also had to be figured out by me along the way. They simply were not identified or addressed in the video. Perhaps that it was assumed that the students would know. This happens very easily when experts in a subject create material for beginners. It is very difficult to see that some basics might not have been fully touched on. I don't re... Better Than Anticipated! This course was outstanding! I hope the rest continue in a similar manner. It was fun and engaging and (of course) extremely informative. The information was laid out in a very logical format and the challenges not only focus on the rules and syntax of the language itself, but also the logic/reasoning skills that are required to be a good programmer. I like that you have to solve problems using your own brain power before being able to engage with all or part of some of the challenges. I would rate the course a 5, except for the fact that a couple of the rules for the syntax also had to be figured out by me along the way. They simply were not identified or addressed in the video. Perhaps that it was assumed that the students would know. This happens very easily when experts in a subject create material for beginners. It is very difficult to see that some basics might not have been fully touched on. I don't remember the specifics at this point, but I remember it occurring a couple of times during the course. Overall I think you all have done a great job! I look forward to continuing on with my lessons. Jay D
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deeta

None/10 starsCompleted
5 years, 1 month ago
eLearning at its best. Thanks a lot for the course! :-) I was totally surprised when I found Code School because I never heard about it/you before. The way you implement "interactive eLearning" is completely awesome. Considered from a didactic point of view I think it's the best of all learning principles ("Learn by doing")—at least for my part. The ongoing switching between tutorial videos—in which the next steps are being explained and applied to exemplary scenarios—and subsequent guided interactive sessions ("challenges") are well composed and elaborate. At least the gamification character of the courses is an additionally motivating factor ;-) Best regards, Michael
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justincas

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5 years, 1 month ago
I think this was a very well laid out course and had a great pace.
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KoniKodes

None/10 starsCompleted
5 years, 1 month ago
Love this course. It was easy to follow and understand, with great exercises!
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Carlos Rojas

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5 years, 1 month ago
Good for beginners
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