JavaScript for Beginners

Learn to use JavaScript to create fun, dynamic web pages. Start your journey to becoming a web programmer today.

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What is JavaScript?

JavaScript is a programming language that transforms normal web pages into professional and entertaining interactive applications.

JavaScript can be used to:

  • Animate page elements
  • Submit and retrieve data
  • Create interactive content
  • Update page content dynamically

Why learn JavaScript?

JavaScript is:

  • Popular. JavaScript is the most widely-used language on the web.
  • Simple. It's easy to learn and even easier to set up.
  • Free. The only thing you need to start programming in JavaScript is a web browser and a text editor.
  • Hot. JavaScript programmers are in high demand.
  • Versatile. It works on all platforms.

What do I need?

If you're viewing this page, then you already have everything you need to start programming with JavaScript.

Some helpful (but not necessary) tools and skills include: