Pro tip: save yourself time and append “
2. Developer Console (Practice While You Code)
Look at your keyboard and find the
F12 button. Now press it. You should see a new window pop up. There should be a tab called
- Difference between
- How and why to perform an AJAX request
- What is an Event Listener
- What are libraries and how to use them
Once you’re ready to step up your game consider installing Node.js on a local server for more advanced functionality.
3. Admit that You (Still) Don’t Know JS
The steps I described above will certainly get you up and running with this versatile language. But if you truly want to master this language, I highly recommend reading the You Don’t Know JS series. Not only is this great resource free but it is written in a very digestible fashion, with many great examples to drive concepts home. The Scope & Closures and this & Object Prototypes books helped boost my skills immensely, make sure you read at least those two books if nothing else.