Intro to JavaScript

  • Event: 2016 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Andy Boyle of Chicago Sun-Times
  • Date/Time: Friday, Mar. 11 at 9:00am
  • Location: Matchless
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

JavaScript is increasingly integral to front-end and back-end web development. In a lightning introduction to the versatile programming language, we will look at the basic components of JavaScript: variables, arrays, objects, loops, conditionals and functions. While there are no prerequisites, it is helpful if you are familiar with HTML and CSS.

Speaker Bios

  • Andy Boyle is a writer and web developer. Before becoming the Director of Product Engineering at the Chicago Sun-Times, and was the Senior Director of Systems Architecture at Axios. Before that, he worked at Breaking News, the Chicago Tribune, the Boston Globe, the St. Petersburg Times, and The New York Times Regional Media Group, where his work was cited in the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News. He is the author of two books through Penguin Random House, ADULTHOOD FOR BEGINNERS and BIG PROBLEMS.

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