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Learn a Programming Language: eBook Winner #2

By  Oct 29, 2013

Topics: Programming

As part of our Learn a Programming Language promotion, one lucky winner is invited to select a free eBook of choice each week to expand their digital library. Have you registered yet? Winner #2 shares the reasoning behind his recent selection Sams Teach Yourself JavaScript in 24 Hours

I chose “Sams Teach Yourself JavaScript in 24 Hours, 5th Edition,” as I would like to get a quick intro to JavaScript which seems to be so widely used for web applications. -- Winner #2

Wait… Did you know? 

Sams Teach Yourself JavaScript in 24 Hours, 5th Edition

In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, you can learn how to create dynamic, interactive web pages with the popular and ubiquitous JavaScript web programming language. Sams Publishing has teamed up with Codecademy — the online place where anyone can learn and teach coding — to provide readers of Sams Teach Yoruself JavaScript in 24 Hours with an exclusive area on the Codecademy web site where you can supplement what you've learned in this book with some fun, fully interactive exercises and projects.

After reading a lesson in the book you can roll up your sleeves and get some hands-on coding experience at codecademy.com/tracks/teachyourself.

Additionally, check out a free sample chapter on Using Functions in JavaScript. Functions are one of the basic building blocks of JavaScript and will appear in virtually every script you write.

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