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JavaScript Study Group: How to Learn JavaScript Properly Roadmap (Week 3 and 4)

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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 (http://javascriptissexy.com/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 3 and 4: Objects, Arrays, Functions, DOM, jQuery (Please see roadmap for more info (http://javascriptissexy.com/how-to-learn-javascript-properly/))

Google Group: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/code-crew-how-to-learn-javascript-properly

Prerequisites

Knowledge of HTML/CSS (Web Development Fundamentals (http://www.codecademy.com/tracks/web))

Laptop Computer

Text Editor (Sublime Text Download (http://www.sublimetext.com/2) or Web Storm (http://www.jetbrains.com/webstorm/))

Resources Needed For This Session:

JavaScript: The Definitive Guide (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0596805527/ref=as_li_tf_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0596805527&linkCode=as2&tag=interhaptic-20) (No Programming Experience)

Professional JavaScript for Web Developers (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1118026691/ref=as_li_tf_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1118026691&linkCode=as2&tag=interhaptic-20) (Programming Experience)

JS Fiddle (http://jsfiddle.net/) or Code Pen (http://codepen.io/)

Code Academy (http://www.codecademy.com/tracks/javascript), Code School (http://www.codeschool.com/courses/javascript-road-trip-part-1) and Learn Street (http://www.learnstreet.com/lessons/study/javascript) (JavaScript Online Learning Tracks)

Firebug Add On (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/firefox/addon/firebug/)

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.