The Hitchhiker's Guide to Dayton Tech & Startups

The Hitchhiker's Guide to Dayton Tech & Startups

Introduction to JavaScript (beginner level) Class 1

  • Sparkbox 123 Webster Street Dayton, OH, 45402 United States

JavaScript is the world's most popular programming language for a reason—it's the primary way to build interaction on the web. 

In this workshop specifically for beginners, learn the underlying programming concepts in JavaScript and how the language complements HTML and CSS in dynamic, interactive websites.  

We'll cover an overview of what's possible with JavaScript, when and why a developer would want to use it, and how to incorporate it into a website. We'll introduce programming basics, including variables, arrays, objects, functions, events, and we'll cover helper libraries like jQuery. Alongside the coding process, we'll also demonstrate JavaScript debugging strategies with Chrome's in-browser Dev Tools. 

By the end of the workshop, students will have an understanding of to how to build out basic interactivity and logic in their websites!


You should have: (a) taken Intro to HTML/CSS through Girl Develop It, or (b) have a working knowledge of HTML

This course is specifically for beginners and we advise experienced developers to not take this class

CLASS DATES: This 2-session JavaScript course runs over TWO Saturdays. Your payment covers attendance for both days.

Class 1: Introduction to JavaScript & Functions and Control Flow — Saturday, May 13th, 9:00am-12:00pm

Class 2: Loops, Arrays, and Objects & Introduction to the DOM — Saturday, May 20th, 9:00am-12:00pm

The course will be taught by Katy Bowman with several teaching assistants present during each class.