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Announcing a “Basic Intro to Coding” Course in JavaScript

By Lane Wagner on Jul 6, 2020

The boot.dev app - our new gamified learning platform - just launched its first JavaScript coding course! This one is short, sweet, and to the point. We created a thirty-exercise, two-module course that caters to students who have never seen a single line of code before. That’s right, this is a code-in-the-browser course for absolute beginners.

What is Taught?

The course is made of 80% code completion exercises and 20% multiple-choice questions.

Some of the concepts covered include:

We use JavaScript throughout the course for two reasons:

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The pace of Boot.dev's JavaScript, Python and Go courses has been perfect for me. The diverse community in Discord is a blast, and other members are quick to help out with detailed answers and explanations.

- Daniel Gerep from Cassia, Brasil

What’s Next?

One of the next courses in our pipeline is a direct sequel to “(Very) Basic Intro to Coding”. We need to cover other core coding concepts like:

What If I’m Not a Beginner?

That’s great! boot.dev’s focus is on computer science fundamentals, and many of our courses are for more experiences developers.

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