Introduction

JavaScript For Kids For Dummies is an introduction to the basics of JavaScript coding. In each chapter, we walk you step-by-step through creating JavaScript programs for the web. Designed for kids of all ages, with no coding experience, we strive to introduce this technical topic in a fun, engaging, and interactive way.

JavaScript is the most widely used programming language in the world today. That’s why we think you’ve made a great decision by beginning your journey into the world of coding by picking up this book.

JavaScript is fun and easy to learn! With some determination and imagination, you’ll be on your way to creating your very own JavaScript programs in no time!

Just as the only way to Carnegie Hall is to practice, practice, practice, the only way to become a better programmer is to code, code, code!

About This Book

We seek to “de-code” the language of JavaScript for you and give you an understanding of the concepts. With the ability to move at your own pace, JavaScript For Kids For Dummies will get you up to speed. In this book, you learn how to create fun games and programs. We even show you how to customize and build your own versions of the games that you can post to the web and share with your friends!

Whether you know a little JavaScript or you’ve never seen it before, this book shows you how to write JavaScript the right way.

Topics covered in this book include the following:

  • The basic structures of JavaScript programs
  • JavaScript expressions ...

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