Treehouse NewsNew Course: JavaScript Basics


Dave McFarland
writes on October 30, 2014

JavaScript is a programming language that drives the web: from front-end user interface design, to backend server-side programming, you’ll find JavaScript at every stage of a web site and web application. In this course, you’ll learn the fundamental programming concepts and syntax of the JavaScript programming language.

Check out my JavaScript online course.


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9 Responses to “New Course: JavaScript Basics”

  1. var welcome = prompt(‘Enter your Name to login’);
    var welcome2 = prompt(“Enter your Gender”);
    //var welcome3 = welcome2.toUpperCase

    if (welcome2.toUpperCase === “MALE”)
    document.write(“Welcome Mr.” +” “+ welcome);
    else if (welcome2 === “FEMALE”)
    document.write(“Welcome Miss.” + ” ” + welcome);
    else {
    alert(“Please add your gender correctly”);

    I am trying the condiitional with gender as a param.

    The program is not working. How to go about

  2. I had problems with understanding few things from Jim’s course, so i tried with this one with Dave. It was a perfect solution! After basic course with Dave, where he gave a lot of practical examples of using JS i continued with Jim’s course and now it’s completely understandable for me. If someone is a begginer with programming i recommend the same way i did. First check out Dave’s basic training and after that Jim’s lessons. Thanks Treehouse 🙂

  3. Tree Casiano on November 3, 2014 at 12:50 pm said:

    I just finished the JavaScript course this weekend. Well done, Dave! The pace was just right for a reasonably intelligent beginner. I am looking forward to the next level of JavaScript training. The lessons coming out of Treehouse are getting better and better.

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  5. Superb course. I like Javascript as a language. Its consistent and has a lot of very nice features.

  6. Seriously, it’s the best Javascript course i ever seen, including old Treehouse courses, and other websites. Nothing against Jim, i’m sure he’s a cool guy and a good dev, but (especially for a stranger) he was too fast, the accent was harder to understand than Nick or Guil, and the courses were (for me, but i saw yesterday it’s the case for other users too, check gloria comment here little bit hard to understand.

    So i paused Javascript courses on Treehouse, searching for other JS ressources on the web. Until your Javascript Basics came, and now i’m totally passionate about it !

    Thank you Treehouse, again and again.

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