JavaScript 1: Fundamentals and syntax

  • Event: 2018 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Annie Daniel of The Texas Tribune
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Mar. 8 at 2:15pm
  • Location: Lincolnshire
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Functions, "for loops" and objects: They can be confusing at first, but once you master these and other JavaScript coding conventions, you'll be able to build fancy data visualizations and more. In this class, you will learn the basic fundamentals and syntax of the JavaScript programming language. No coding experience is necessary.

This session is good for: Beginners who want to start building things for the web.

Speaker Bios

  • Annie Daniel makes charts, maps and web apps at The Texas Tribune. Prior to joining the Tribune, she interned with the Washington Post’s graphics team creating charts and graphics for print and web. She graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill where she studied journalism and political science. Annie lives in Austin, Texas where she knits, bakes and reads science fiction. @anieldaniel

Related Tipsheets

  • JavaScript I, II & III repo
    This Github repo goes with a series of 3 classes introducing students to JavaScript starting with fundamentals and syntax, and ending with a D3 map. https://github.com/anniedaniel/nicar18-javascript