JavaScript Learning Path Write Professional, Modern JavaScript

Code your way from the fundamentals to advanced, reactive applications, and discover how far you can go with JavaScript!

Core Coursework

(take these in order)

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    Editor's Notes

    A practical introduction to JavaScript and an overview of the language, Anjana covers what you need to know to be competent at writing JavaScript.
  • JavaScript: From First Steps to Professional

    Take your first steps into the wide world of JavaScript and walk away with the core skills needed to become a professional JavaScript programmer!
    14 hours, 19 minutes CC
    JavaScript: From First Steps to Professional
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    Editor's Notes

    Will’s course emphasizes in-depth knowledge of JavaScript and technical communication, two skills necessary for becoming a high-performing engineer.
  • JavaScript: The Hard Parts, v2

    Take your JavaScript to the next level. Gain an understanding of callbacks, higher-order functions, closure, asynchronous and object-oriented JavaScript!
    6 hours, 41 minutes CC
    JavaScript: The Hard Parts, v2
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    Editor's Notes

    Many JavaScript developers quickly jump into a framework before understanding the power and potential of Vanilla JS. Use Max’s course to understand why you might not need a framework.
  • Vanilla JS: You Might Not Need a Framework

    Explore Vanilla JavaScript, understand core concepts, work with the DOM API, handle events, and build a web application from scratch. Delve into advanced topics like SPA routing, web components, and reactive programming.
    5 hours, 52 minutes CC
    Vanilla JS: You Might Not Need a Framework
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    Editor's Notes

    Kyle’s course reinforces many foundational concepts covered in Will’s course but goes even deeper. He also covers types and the type coercion that goes on under the hood of JavaScript.
  • Deep JavaScript Foundations, v3

    Dive into JavaScript's core language features; types & coercion, scope & closure, and JavaScript's object-oriented system.
    10 hours, 32 minutes CC
    Deep JavaScript Foundations, v3
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    Editor's Notes

    Modern JavaScript builds on top of the foundations and adds more to the language. Kyle’s JavaScript the Recent Parts course will give you a deeper understanding of the modern features in the JavaScript Language.
  • JavaScript: The Recent Parts

    Get up to speed with new object destructuring JavaScript features like tagged template literals, destructuring, iterators, generators, and async-await. Learn more!
    4 hours, 9 minutes CC
    JavaScript: The Recent Parts
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    Editor's Notes

    Understanding asynchronous and functional programming drastically increases your programming abilities.
  • The Hard Parts of Asynchronous JavaScript

    Develop an intuitive understanding of the new features of JavaScript in ES6+: iterators, generators, promises, and async/await!
    4 hours, 46 minutes CC
    The Hard Parts of Asynchronous JavaScript
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    Editor's Notes

    Functional programming relies on tools like map/reduce/filter, pure functions, and immutability. These tools allow developers to compose pure functions to write more predictable and bug-free code.
  • Functional-Light JavaScript, v3

    Improve your JavaScript by applying functional programming concepts like function purity, point-free, partial-application, currying, plus even more advanced concepts.
    10 hours, 1 minutes CC
    Functional-Light JavaScript, v3
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    Editor's Notes

    Go under the hood of the web browser as Will builds a robust mental model for UI composition and virtual DOM rendering so you can understand and recreate the reactivity of frameworks in the most performant way.
  • The Hard Parts of UI Development

    Develop an under-the-hood knowledge of UI development by learning techniques such as data binding, UI composition, templating, virtual DOM and its reconciliation, and hooks, all from scratch! Master UI frameworks such as React, Angular, Vue, and Svelte by seeing exactly what problems they solve.
    9 hours, 19 minutes CC
    The Hard Parts of UI Development
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    Editor's Notes

    We have even more optional JavaScript courses! TypeScript is a standard way to add type information into the language. You’ll want to learn to optimize and measure your code’s performance. Check out the various design patterns you can utilize in your applications and learn some techniques to debug your JavaScript.

Elective Coursework