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Javascript: The Big Picture

by David Tucker

Javascript has generally been considered the most popular programming language. That's why it's so popular in the development space! This course will teach you what JavaScript is, why it should matter for you, and how it is used in the world today.

What you'll learn

According to multiple reports, JavaScript is the world’s most popular programming language. Because of this, there is a large amount of interest from developers to learn more about it. In this course, JavaScript: The Big Picture, you’ll learn what JavaScript is and how it is used in the world today. First, you’ll explore a definition of JavaScript and the language’s core characteristics. Next, you’ll discover the most common use cases for JavaScript. Finally, you’ll learn about how JavaScript is governed as well as the release process. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of JavaScript needed to begin your journey into JavaScript development.

About the author

David is a Webby Award winning cloud development consultant that focuses on cloud native web, mobile, and IoT applications. For over fifteen years as a consultant David has led custom software development on emerging platforms for companies such as FedEx, AT&T, Sony Music, Intel, Comcast, Herman Miller, Principal Financial, and Adobe (as well as many others). David regularly writes and speaks on the digital landscape with published works for O'Reilly and He has written for Mashable,... more

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