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Are you clueless about coding? Are you lost understanding computer languages? Are you intimidated by the learning curve?

Don't be! JavaScript is one of the most common and powerful computer languages around. It is easy to use, easy to understand, and is the driving force behind some of the most popular websites around. Facebook uses it. Google uses it. Netflix uses it, and yes - even Amazon uses it. Would you like to learn how to use it?

JavaScript: Beginner JavaScript Coding from the Ground Up is the first entry in a series of books designed to make JavaScript accessible to the novice user. This series will break up the material into bite-sized chunks, and take listeners from uninitiated programmer to expert coder, with layman explanations and code examples. This entry will cover:

  • An introduction to the history and usage of JavaScript
  • Display operations
  • Variables
  • Data types
  • Functions
  • Strings
  • Your very first JavaScript program
  • ...and much more!

    A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Take the first step to becoming code savvy with one of the most popular, useful, powerful computer languages on the market. Get JavaScript: Beginner JavaScript Coding from the Ground Up, and set yourself on your own personal path to coding greatness!

    ©2017 Keith Dvorjak (P)2017 Keith Dvorjak

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    On the right path!

    I keep hearing all the time that tech is where it's at for jobs and I regret getting a useless degree in English. I'm terrible at math and I was really scared to start coding because I thought it would be too hard, but I tried this book after setting up my workstation and I found it really easy to understand and work through! By no means am I ready to start applying to tech jobs, but I can definitely say that I at least understand WAY more about it and most of all I do have confidence that pursuing something like this isn't completely out of my grasp. I'll definitely be looking for more from the author.

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    Very good purchase

    At first I thought having the narrator read code was a bit odd, but sitting down listening to it in front of my laptop while coding, I found it incredibly useful to be able to type as I listened versus having to glance over at a book, which has always broken my focus a bit in the past. After this experience, I now prefer listening to code as I practice over other forms of practice

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    Perfect for beginners!

    I wanted to expose my 16 year old son to something that would help instill some valuable skill in him, and I thought coding would be really good. He was reluctant at first, but I sat down with him as we listened and he was able to understand and follow the steps the narrator was telling him to take. I personally have no knowledge of anything this is about, but my son was really happy after he went through it and has even started listening and practicing on his own now! I think this was a good choice for him!
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    "I've listened to other books on the topic and honestly, I couldn't even finish them because the narrators would be so boring I felt like I was falling asleep. I really appreciate the narrator having a bit more skill in making what could be dry material a bit easier on the ears. He sounds like a friend giving you advice, not your college professor at the front of a lecture hall."

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    Excellent! This book helps me understand JavaScript. I was able to know the importance and how it was created thanks to the clear sample and explanation. Well written for a short book and it makes coding much more easier. Ideal for beginners and a good refresher topic. Really worth recommending!

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    • 11-20-17

    Just What I Needed!

    I had to get up and running with JavaScript quickly and this guide provided me with what I needed to get the ball rolling. Glad I gave this one a listen. Well worth picking up! Lots of valuable insights and helpful tips.

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    I love this book. I never thought a newbie like me could learn and understand javascript! It costs so much money hiring freelancers online to do stuff like this.With this book anyone can learn javascript even if you have never touched a computer before. Author has explained this pedagogical guide with dedication..great book

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    Excellent and quick read.

    Excellent! This book helps me understand JavaScript. I was able to know the importance and how it was created thanks to the clear sample and explanation. Well written for a short book and it makes coding much more easier. Ideal for beginners and a good refresher topic. Really worth recommending!

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    DIY JavaScript, Book 1

    This book is about Beginner JavaScript Coding from the Ground Up. Lots of useful information.

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    Beginner JavaScript

    I would like to suggest this great and useful book to my friend who is very interested in javascript.

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    • jonathan
    • 10-17-17

    Brilliant book..

    Brilliant book! If you are searing for a perfect guidebook to learn about JavaScript programming then I would like to say you are in the right place and this book will be a perfect choice for you. I had a huge interest to learn about this programming and for that why I have various books but this book is far better than all those books

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    • NabilaBarry
    • 10-17-17

    Worth recommending..

    Impressive! This is a great tutorial on Java script. It discusses the fundamentals, principles, the functions and basically just the whole idea of how to use this programming language. I knew that there were a lot of programming languages out there, but with a little bit of research I found out that Java is the simplest of them all. As a beginner, this really helped me avoid all the intricacy, and aided me to learn fast by simply using the illustration as my reference. I would recommend this to anyone who chooses Java. Really worth recommending..

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    • mashaziya
    • 10-17-17

    Great guide for beginners

    This book comes along with other JavaScript books and I noticed that learning JavaScript is fastest when I peruse this book first. The instructions are clear and well laid out, and the examples are all easy to follow. A great guide for JavaScript programming especially for beginners.

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    • joseph
    • 10-17-17

    fantastic guide..

    JavaScript is the programming language of HTML and the Web. This tutorial will teach you JavaScript from basic to advanced. The chapters are very clearly explained, and the instructions are easy to follow. The author has explained in detail each step using good examples. This is a book worth having...

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    • gavin
    • 10-17-17

    GOOD BOOK...

    This book helps me understand JavaScript. I was able to know the importance and how it was created thanks to the clear sample and explanation. Well written for a short book and it makes coding much more easier. Ideal for beginners and a good refresher topic. Really worth recommending...

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    • Elizabeth
    • 10-17-17

    Excellent book!

    If you are new to JavaScript read this book first. It's enjoyable and easy to digest. The samples of code are really useful. Highly recommended particularly for people new to JavaScript. This book is intended for beginners, and it is excellently written. The chapters are easy to follow, and if you read carefully, you will easily overcome all the instructions posted here.

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    • jency
    • 10-16-17

    Great book

    This is a well written book that should easily give a beginner a good solid foundation, and a seasoned coder a good refresh and probably pick up more information than they had before

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    • james
    • 10-16-17

    JavaScript

    If you are new to JavaScript read this book first. It's enjoyable and easy to digest. The samples of code are really useful. Highly recommended particularly for people new to JavaScript.

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    • sharmila
    • 10-16-17

    This book is informative

    This book is informative and able to provide you with all of the tools you need to achieve your goals whatever it may be. Learning from this book gives you a good start to study Java Script language. This book is intended for beginners, and it is excellently written. The chapters are easy to follow, and if you read carefully, you will easily overcome all the instructions posted here.

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    • Riswana
    • 10-16-17

    Excellent!

    Excellent! This book helps me understand JavaScript. I was able to know the importance and how it was created thanks to the clear sample and explanation. Well written for a short book and it makes coding much more easier. Ideal for beginners and a good refresher topic. Really worth recommending!