Introduction to JavaScript

Learn one of the most versatile coding languages

JavaScript is at the heart of so many technologies. You can use it  to create interactive webpages, games, mobile phone apps and desktop application for OSX, Windows and Linux.

  • Ages:

    13-17

  • Equipment:
    Laptop required
  • Available locations:
    • Online
  • Pricing details
    Price:

    £10

For online courses: these require you to have a capable computer to work on and a broadband internet connection. Most PC/Mac computers from the last 5 years will be fine but you can view our recommended detailed system requirements here. For on campus courses: laptops are provided for all junior courses, as well as Music, Unity, Creative Design & YouTube senior courses. Laptop rental is available for all other senior courses (£50 extra).

Introduction to JavaScript

For online courses: these require you to have a capable computer to work on and a broadband internet connection. Most PC/Mac computers from the last 5 years will be fine but you can view our recommended detailed system requirements here. For on campus courses: laptops are provided for all junior courses, as well as Music, Unity, Creative Design & YouTube senior courses. Laptop rental is available for all other senior courses (£50 extra).

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Course highlights

JavaScript

JavaScript

Find out how to integrate this powerful language into your programs and work flow.

ERROR

ERROR

We'll show you how to spot easy mistakes and get the most out of debugging tasks.

Develop using JavaScript

Develop using JavaScript

Learn how to use JavaScript to create desktop, mobile and web applications.

Photo: Introduction to JavaScript

Course Overview

In this very useful Fire Tech Experience, you’ll be shown how to set up your coding environment and get started with JavaScript. You’ll be shown examples of JavaScript used in different environments. Used in everything from apps to webpages, JavaScript is a truly versatile language and a great place to start or extend your coding journey.

As well as the basics of the JavaScript language and we’ll show you examples of code and explore the differences with other languages you might know. 

These will include:

  • Inputs
  • Outputs
  • Selection
  • Functions
  • Interactions

Using online tools, we’ll show you how to share your new creations with friends and family without spending a penny on hosting.

FireTech Experiences are a new series of short, high interest, fun and engaging tech demonstrations and talks. These are delivered in webinar style, using Zoom, with the main expert tutor showcasing a new interesting aspect of technology and learning. Apart from Zoom, no other downloads are required.

What your child will learn

  • Learn why JavaScript is one of the most popular languages on the web
  • We'll show you how to use share your projects on the internet
  • Covers basic coding ideas and techniques. This knowledge can be used in any programming language
  • A history of JavaScript. When and why was it made?
  • What applications they can create using JavaScript.
  • How JavaScript has been extended and the libraries that are now available.

"I learnt so much and the course has definitely made me consider studying computer science and coding in the future."

Aaniya, Teen student