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Diving into Web Development

In this chapter, we’ll learn about a development environment built into every web browser that students can jump right into and use to begin executing code within moments. This tool requires no development environment setup and no need to install new software, and will deeply engage students with software code using a single keystroke. Just like when learning a foreign language, the quickest way to learn code is to immerse ourselves in it.

Developing in the Web Browser

We’ll jump right into web development. To get the most from this chapter, it’s best to follow along with the steps provided. These are the same steps your students will follow in class over several lessons. As you move through the steps, think ...

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