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  • Learn how you can work with JavaScript to develop for the modern web
  • Discover ways to write clean and maintainable JavaScript code
  • Learn how to use unit testing to write bug free and stable JavaScript code
  • Simplify your workflow with package managers like Gulp, Grunt, and Webpack
  • Improve the performance of your web applications with server-side JavaScript
  • Explore ways to access and process external resources within your JavaScript application

You already know you want to learn JavaScript, and a smarter way to learn JavaScript is to learn by doing. The JavaScript Workshop focuses on building up your practical skills so that you can develop cutting-edge applications for web, mobile and desktop users. Alongside knowledge of HTML and CSS, JavaScript is a key skill for those looking to enter professional web development. You'll learn from real examples that lead to real results.

Throughout The JavaScript Workshop, you'll take an engaging step-by-step approach to understanding JavaScript code. You won't have to sit through any unnecessary theory. If you're short on time you can jump into a single exercise each day or spend an entire weekend learning about functional programming and unit testing. It's your choice. Learning on your terms, you'll build up and reinforce key skills in a way that feels rewarding.

Every physical print copy of The JavaScript Workshop unlocks access to the interactive edition. With videos detailing all exercises and activities, you'll always have a guided solution. You can also benchmark yourself against assessments, track progress, and receive content updates. You'll even earn a secure credential that you can share and verify online upon completion. It's a premium learning experience that's included with your printed copy. To redeem, follow the instructions located at the start of your JavaScript book.

Fast-paced and direct, The JavaScript Workshop is the ideal companion for JavaScript beginners. You'll build and iterate on your JavaScript coding skills like a real software developer, learning along the way. This process means that you'll find that your new skills stick, embedded as best practice. A solid foundation for the years ahead.

  • A structured, straightforward introduction to JavaScript for beginners
  • A JavaScript tutorial with step-by-step exercises and activities that help build key skills
  • Structured to let you progress at your own pace, on your own terms
  • Use your physical print copy to redeem free access to the online interactive edition
Page Count 802
Course Length 24 hours 3 minutes
ISBN 9781838641917
Date Of Publication 29 Nov 2019


Joseph Labrecque

Joseph Labrecque is a creative developer, designer, and educator with over 15 years of experience building expressive web, desktop, and mobile solutions. Over the past decade, Joseph has authored several books, articles, and video course publications on design and development technologies, tools, and concepts through publishers such as Lynda, LinkedIn Learning, Peachpit, Pluralsight, and Adobe.

Jahred Love

Jahred Love is a co-founder and CTO of Xirsys LLC, CPO of Millicast, co-founder and CTO of Innov8Estate and CTO of PLP London. A serial entrepreneur, Jahred has been a software engineer working with JavaScript for the last 20 years, building everything from games and applications to distributed real-time platforms and Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

Daniel Rosenbaum

Daniel Rosenbaum has more than 20 years of experience as a solutions architect, technical lead, and developer with a demonstrated history of working in information technology for health and financial services. He is a strong engineering professional skilled in enterprise architecture and agile software development of many web-based and back-end data systems.

Nick Turner

Nick Turner is a software engineer and life-long technology enthusiast. He specializes in building web, mobile, and desktop applications using modern JavaScript frameworks. An advocate of distributed teams, Nick runs a small software company helping its clients to launch exciting, transformative products out into the world.

Gaurav Mehla

Gaurav Mehla is a full-stack developer who has built web, desktop, and hybrid mobile applications on JavaScript. He has 8 years of solid JavaScript experience. He is currently leading a very productive team in a startup.

Alonzo L. Hosford

Alonzo L. Hosford is a website developer, trainer, and author. He is the founder CEO of Click Systems Consulting, LLC specializing in WordPress websites and of the Web Skills Bootcamp teaching web developer skill courses. Alonzo is an assistant adjunct professor and curriculum creator of web technology at Raritan Valley Community College.

Florian Sloot

Florian Sloot is a tech-lover since childhood and during his development years, he learned the importance of teaching and guiding. Therefore, as he got some experience with building applications, he started publishing learning resources himself. To date, he has taught hundreds of students and co-workers.

Philip Kirkbride

Philip Kirkbride has over 5 years of experience with JavaScript and is based in Montreal. He graduated from a technical college in 2011 and since then he has been working with web technologies in various roles.