JavaScript 1: Fundamentals and syntax

  • Event: 2019 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Allison McCartney of Bloomberg News
  • Date/Time: Friday, Mar. 8 at 9:00am
  • Location: Copper Cove - conference level
  • 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

  • Allison is a graphics developer at Bloomberg News in New York where she most recently worked on election coverage and live results for the 2018 midterm elections. She's previously worked at ProPublica, The Brown Institute for Media Innovation, CIR/Reveal and The PBS NewsHour. In addition to data and web development, she also has a background in drawing and printmaking. @anmccartney

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