10 Priceless Resources for JavaScript Learners

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A career in software means a dedication to lifetime learning. We’re all learning to code, whether we just started, or we’ve been at it for years.

I’ve built up a valuable collection of resources for people who are learning to code, or interested in deepening their understanding.

I hope they’ll prepare you to take the next step on your journey.

  1. Learn to Code: 13 Tips that Could Save You Years of Effort
  2. Learn JavaScript Essentials: for All Skill Levels — One clear path to JavaScript mastery
  3. Want to Code? A University Degree Might be a Huge Waste of Time
  4. Getting Started with the Terminal, Git, and Node — handy beginner-friendly tutorials and references for the tools JavaScript developers use every day
  5. How to Learn ES6 — Several resources to help you get up to speed with ES6
  6. Top JavaScript Frameworks and Topics to Learn in 2017
  7. The Software Developer’s Library: A Treasure Trove of Books for People Who Love Code
  8. Common Misconceptions About Inheritance in JavaScript
  9. The Single Biggest Mistake Programmers Make Every Day
  10. “Composing Software”

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Eric Elliott is the author of “Programming JavaScript Applications” (O’Reilly), and “Learn Universal JavaScript App Development with Node & React”. He has contributed to software experiences for Adobe Systems, Zumba Fitness, The Wall Street Journal, ESPN, BBC, and top recording artists including Usher, Frank Ocean, Metallica, and many more.

He spends most of his time in the San Francisco Bay Area with the most beautiful woman in the world.

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