JavaScript Road Trip Part 2

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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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A continued introduction to the very basics of the JavaScript language. Learn common programming mechanisms like loops, conditionals, functions, and arrays.
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Nozing

None/10 starsCompleted
5 years, 9 months ago
The course was very clear and very funny. It's a good way to start to understand how to use javascript. I only have one comment to the last video. When you define the function that adds a string to an array you return the list always except when the string to add is the first one. Then when you show the way to use you do the following: var arr = []; arr = call_func_add("some", arr); But, if I change want to use other array to store the result of the function? var arr = []; var otherArr = call_func_add("some", arr); What I want to say is that I think is a good idea to add a return when you add the first value to the array to avoid this problem.
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Troposco

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5 years, 9 months ago
Nice work guys! Hello everyone, I have really enjoyed the course. I think it is a really powerful way to learn coding. Keep up the good work. I will try to learn more about JavaScript in the other courses. Cheers, Troposco
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tenny8

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5 years, 9 months ago
Amazing !!! :) It's so much easier to understand and so much more fun to learn :)
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scootersm

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5 years, 10 months ago
Was really good. I enjoyed the course. I do find that sometimes I do not necessarily understand what is being asked of in the problem to proceed correctly. But mostly it is all good and as I become more familiar with the lingo it gets easier. Thanks for the program it is very good. I think it would be great to have something like jsfiddle running alongside the video so a student might do some follow along with the video or be able to pause the video and do some trial coding to become really familiar with the syntax while it is right there on the video.
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draganadjunisijevic

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5 years, 10 months ago
JavaScript for everyone. Great course!
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MojoPriest

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5 years, 10 months ago
Educational package. My first impression after the course was that this was the first occasion where I actually started to gain undestanding of different elements of functions. This is because the tutorial videos were patient enough not to get ahead too soon. Instead they - to my rejoice - actually explained the functions of a function, often with visual aides. This was extremely helpful in undestanding what was actually required from me or any user to make the function functionable. Another very valuable characteristic was the notable absence of what I call cleaning the table. By this I mean a way of teaching where online course student is made to write code in challenges, and the very code turns out to be totally obsolete in the last challenge, only to be replaced with one slick line to clean the table. During this course there were numerous clean the table-moments, but they were executed in tutorial videos, thus not making me do u... Educational package. My first impression after the course was that this was the first occasion where I actually started to gain undestanding of different elements of functions. This is because the tutorial videos were patient enough not to get ahead too soon. Instead they - to my rejoice - actually explained the functions of a function, often with visual aides. This was extremely helpful in undestanding what was actually required from me or any user to make the function functionable. Another very valuable characteristic was the notable absence of what I call cleaning the table. By this I mean a way of teaching where online course student is made to write code in challenges, and the very code turns out to be totally obsolete in the last challenge, only to be replaced with one slick line to clean the table. During this course there were numerous clean the table-moments, but they were executed in tutorial videos, thus not making me do unnecessary work but still enabling me to see the development of several code lines into one. As for my own goals, I am aiming at understanding code in order to modify in if and when needed. Were I a traditional language student, my first goal would be to grasp basic knowledge of that language and - what important - to gain tools for communicating in that new environment. In this sense both the Road Trip Part 1 and 2 were very useful and well-structured courses, which will undoubtedly be useful in one form or another in the future.
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ericgonzalez

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5 years, 10 months ago
Excellent. Really the first course which "clicked" for me. Thanks! The only suggest I'd make is to expand the array coding challenges.
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gunteramorim

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5 years, 10 months ago
Just Great. I love it. Jason is great. Code School could have some projects for us train those skills
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yoblex

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5 years, 10 months ago
Love the knowledge hate the videos dont coincide with exercise .Somehow it dosent matter that much because if you pay attention the the videos and read the slides the exercises should be a total walk in the park .Can say i learn some basic vanilla js and cant wait to go to part 3 . After i read some books of course .
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morgansegura

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5 years, 10 months ago
Very well done! First the pros and then the cons. Very informative, I have never taken any programming courses so easy to use. The learning style is just so intuitive and "down-to-Earth!" The additional material is very helpful; PDFs, Forums, cue card notes, Hints, etc. The instructor, as well as the obvious ongoing humorous tone of the program allow for an amazingly stress free learning environment. And the out takes are hilarious. I love the reward system and the optional guided path, very helpful! Finally, the reason I decided to come out of pocket, in addition to all of the other above listed pros: Incredibly designed, well thought out and and organized course work. I have tried many, yet none compare to the real world-ish examples these courses provide. Very well done! ...and now the cons: Occasionally, (Windows 7, Chrome: Version 33.0.1750.154 m, JavaScript Road Map 2, not sure the exact lesson ) I was unable submit although I ... Very well done! First the pros and then the cons. Very informative, I have never taken any programming courses so easy to use. The learning style is just so intuitive and "down-to-Earth!" The additional material is very helpful; PDFs, Forums, cue card notes, Hints, etc. The instructor, as well as the obvious ongoing humorous tone of the program allow for an amazingly stress free learning environment. And the out takes are hilarious. I love the reward system and the optional guided path, very helpful! Finally, the reason I decided to come out of pocket, in addition to all of the other above listed pros: Incredibly designed, well thought out and and organized course work. I have tried many, yet none compare to the real world-ish examples these courses provide. Very well done! ...and now the cons: Occasionally, (Windows 7, Chrome: Version 33.0.1750.154 m, JavaScript Road Map 2, not sure the exact lesson ) I was unable submit although I had the correct out put. I switched to Fire Fox and all went well. Thanks again.
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takawo

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5 years, 10 months ago
I got it! My English is poor but video is so helpful to teach me english and javascript! I love some kind of humor in JavaScript Road Trip! Thank you!
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gizmorattler

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5 years, 10 months ago
Great course! I am extremely pleased with the level of quality that has been forged into this resource site. I really like the little songs at the beginning of each course. It keeps things fun. I would much rather the challenges use the same examples as Millhouse did, but I guess changing it up makes the information stick in the mind. Keep up the great work!
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VCG

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5 years, 10 months ago
Great lesson. Great training.
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codestudent1

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5 years, 10 months ago
good!
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askis

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5 years, 10 months ago
Very good! I enjoyed it.
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Case7701

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5 years, 10 months ago
Just like all of courses I've done this was very well done and informative.
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arsalania

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5 years, 10 months ago
Great tutorial although the challenges required too much mundane typing. It was great overall but it would have been better to require typing short snippets into the console instead of long lines of code that depend too much on whitespace and string matching. It made for some unnecessary tedium.
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yeahstyle

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5 years, 10 months ago
Fantastic! Can't wait to try Part 3. I hope it's a bit more advanced than this one.
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Shmuel1987

None/10 starsCompleted
5 years, 10 months ago
Great Course! I came to this site from CodeAcademy, I like the good explanation. Keep On!
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bloveless

None/10 starsCompleted
5 years, 10 months ago
The course was very helpful. I did get stuck on the last problem of this course. Could not figure out what invalid left hand assignment meant. I finally figured it out by using Google but if an explanation would have been there it may have not took as much time for me to fix. Other than that it was a lot of fun!
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alexhaines

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5 years, 10 months ago
general improvements: make it so if you hit the back button once your progress will be saved in the editor. on challenges that require hitting the enter key to submit. make it so you just keep working off that same command instead of having to retype it every time it doesn't work.
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kbadinger

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5 years, 10 months ago
excellent course. very good style to get the point across.
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amadni786

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5 years, 10 months ago
Excellent job guys! Great work, the courses keep your attention, allow hands on interaction and learning, and progress very nicely. The points and challenges make it fun.
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Silmerci

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5 years, 10 months ago
Overall I believe the course is great. I would like more exercises throughout the course. When reading the examples I don't always understand what I am being asked to do. More clarity in this area would be nice. Having access to the slides is a great feature. I think you should also add a test at the end of each section to test one's new ability and skill.
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popdanioan

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5 years, 10 months ago
I like learning here ! I fell lucky that i have this 2 days free to learn every corse. There is still much to learn , but here I can leanr quick the basis and understant it better. Thank you !
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CodeInsider

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5 years, 10 months ago
This is a good addition to part 1. I just would love to see much deeper features in further courses. But anyway, for beginner and intermediate users, this is a good starting point.
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smaniato

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5 years, 10 months ago
Very high quality course! The JS Road Trip is an amazing online course! Both the "lectures" and the coding problems. Totally recommended, especially to beginners! The only downside is that it is teaching basic programming along with JS. This may get frustrating for people like me that already know their algs and data structures and just wanna know about using JS in practice. However, the faster playback speed alleviated this drawback. Keep it up!
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robdipp

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5 years, 10 months ago
Videos are in-depth and very helpful. Also, the supplementary lecture notes are nice to have. Alot of frustrations with the assignments, the interface is very buggy.
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cmutters

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5 years, 10 months ago
I felt that what it was teaching is something very crucial, but the time spent on it was too fleeting. I found myself referring back to my notes to try and figure out the answer and I still had to buy the answer. I think going over multiple examples and explaining what each line means a bit better would be extremely beneficial for a beginner like me. Courses like this tend to be good at teaching the basics, but then jump head first into arrays and such leaving the beginners in the dust wondering what the hell is going on!
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JawOfTheDog

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5 years, 10 months ago
The content in the videos was great. Some of the challenges were pretty tedious, overly complex and annoying. Some of them had a whole page of ridiculous garbage that had to be read first which just seemed like a big waste of time. The hints were usually things I had already done and it'd be better if they were more intelligent. All in all, concepts were explained well and the course was worthwhile, though the challenges a bit too time-consuming.
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