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JavaScript Study Group: How to Learn JavaScript Properly Roadmap (Week 2)

This study group is for folks who want to learn and/or get better at writing JavaScript. Whether you're a budding novice or an experienced developer we welcome you.

The curriculum for this group is Richard Bovell's 6-8 week roadmap "How to Learn JavaScript Properly." Members can work at their own pace, pair program or partner with others on projects based on the topic of the week.

We will meet every week to work on and discuss the lessons. Also, some weeks we'll have a guest speaker to cover the topic of the week.

Below is this week's topic:

Week 2: Introduction, Data Types, Expressions and Operators (Please see roadmap for more info)


• Knowledge of HTML/CSS (Web Development Fundamentals)

• Laptop ComputerText Editor (Sublime Text Download or Web Storm)

Resources Needed For This Session:

JavaScript: The Definitive Guide (No Programming Experience)

Professional JavaScript for Web Developers (Programming Experience)

JS Fiddle or Code Pen

Code Academy (JavaScript Online Learning Tracks)

Firebug Add On

About: Richard Bovell

Richard Bovell is a front-end engineer and UI designer. While Richard has a computer science degree, everything he has learned about modern web application development and mobile app development is self-taught and is attributed to great programming books and free online programming resources—blogs, tutorials, open source libraries and frameworks, and the like. And for this reason, Richard is giving back with this blog.

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