JavaScript Projects for Kids
By Syed Omar Faruk Towaha
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Final Release Date: January 2016
Pages: 188

Gear up for a roller-coaster ride into the world of JavaScript and programming with this easy-to-follow, fun, and entertaining project-based guide

About This Book

  • Get to know the concepts of HTML and CSS to work with JavaScript
  • Explore the concepts of object-oriented programming
  • Follow this step-by-step guide on the fundamentals of JavaScript programming

Who This Book Is For

If you've never written code before or you are completely new to the world of web programming, then this book is the right choice for you. This book is for kids of age 10 years and above and parents who are completely new to the world of programming and want to get introduced to programming.

What You Will Learn

  • Learn how to work with Google Developer tools to iterate, debug and profile your code
  • Develop a Battleship game using the basic concepts of HTML and CSS
  • Get to know the fundamentals of JavaScript programming
  • Create our own version of Pac Man game.
  • Discover the vital concepts of object-oriented programming

In Detail

JavaScript is the most widely-used programming language for web development and that's not all! It has evolved over the years and is now being implemented in an array of environments from websites to robotics. Learning JavaScript will help you see the broader picture of web development.

This book will take your imagination to new heights by teaching you how to work with JavaScript from scratch. It will introduce you to HTML and CSS to enhance the appearance of your applications. You'll then use your skills to build on a cool Battleship game! From there, the book will introduce you to jQuery and show you how you can manipulate the DOM. You'll get to play with some cool stuff using Canvas and will learn how to make use of Canvas to build a game on the lines of Pacman, only a whole lot cooler! Finally, it will show you a few tricks with OOP to make your code clean and will end with a few road maps on areas you can explore further.

Style and approach

This is an easy-to-follow, informative, and fun guide that takes a project-based approach to teaching programming in JavaScript. You will learn everything you need to get started with serious web application development.

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