Awesome Free Resources For Learning JavaScript

When it comes to learning new programming language, you will find it tough to choose the right resources to study from. You know, without a solid coding knowledge, how can you determine where is the right place to get your feet wet with? Well, actually the same can be said about JavaScript.

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If you do want to learn JavaScript which is considered the language of the web (I presume you are here for that reason), there are a lot of great JavaScript resources out there. Lucky for you, I have pull together a huge list of resources that will either help you get started with JavaScript or broaden your understanding if you already know the basics.

Mozilla’s JavaScript Guide

Covering endless documents from basic to more advanced functions for any skill levels, Mozilla’s JavaScript Guide is your best bet. It also provides a lot of explanations of JavaScript that are easy to follow.

Price: Free

Eloquent JavaScript

This one is actually a free online book written by Marijn Haverbeke. Including 21 chapters, Eloquent JavaScript gives you a comprehensive look into JavaScript by featuring examples and explaining why JavaScript is written differently than other languages.

Price: Free, physical copy starts at $19

JavaScript Is Sexy

This website provides a indepth roadmap which gives you a structured and instructive outline for learning JavaScript properly. It applies to all skill levels from absolute beginners to experienced programmers or web developers.

Price: free

Codecademy JavaScript Track

If you’re looking for a resource that is both free and allows you to learn and implement code in real time, give Codecademy JavaScript Track a try. I promise it won’t let you down.

Price: Free

Douglas Crockford on JavaScript

Douglas Crockfors’s blog is a great resource for all because it offered a bunch of lessons on using JavaScript. Unfortunately, the original site is no longer available. However, Douglas Crockford’s JavaScript page is still the best places to go to if you’re looking for an in depth resource to learn JavaScript.

Price: Free


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