About the Book
Since you’re just getting started, this friendly book offers you lots of examples backed by careful explanations. As you go along, you’ll find exercises to check your understanding and plenty of opportunities to practice your new skills. You don’t need anything special to follow the examples—just the text editor and web browser already installed on your computer. We even give you links to working online code so you can see how everything should look live on your screen.
All the basics—objects, functions, responding to users, and more
Think like a coder and design your own programs
Create a text-based adventure game
Run your programs in a web browser
Four bonus chapters available online
About the Reader
No experience required! All you need is a web browser and an internet connection.
About the Author
John Larsen is a mathematics and computing teacher with an interest in educational research. He has an MA in mathematics and an MSc in information technology. He started programming in 1982, writing simple programs for teaching mathematics in 1993, building websites in 2001, and developing data-driven web-based applications for education in 2006.