JavaScript Reference Guide: A Beginner's Introduction to Pure JavaScript

JavaScript is one of the most widely used programming languages, and its simplicity makes it appealing to beginners. Download this free guide of essential commands if you are looking to program in JavaScript.

Christopher Tozzi, Technology analyst

March 14, 2024

1 Min Read
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There's a lot to like about JavaScript. As programming languages go, it's pretty simple and easy to learn. Its straightforward syntax and predictable paradigms make it a great language for beginners.

JavaScript is also one of the most widely used languages today. That means it's easy to find tutorials and documentation related to JavaScript coding.

Combine these advantages with the fact that JavaScript has been the go-to solution for building dynamic and interactive web pages for decades, and it's easy to see why JavaScript code runs virtually everywhere today.

To help aspiring JavaScript coders get started with this flexible and dynamic language, we've developed a reference guide that covers the fundamentals of JavaScript programming. Below, you'll find simple examples of how to perform core tasks using JavaScript — such as working with strings and variables, doing math, managing arrays, and creating functions. There's certainly much more to JavaScript than what you'll find here, but this sample code will help get you started in learning this ubiquitous programming language.

Download the free guide below!

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About the Author(s)

Christopher Tozzi

Technology analyst, Fixate.IO

Christopher Tozzi is a technology analyst with subject matter expertise in cloud computing, application development, open source software, virtualization, containers and more. He also lectures at a major university in the Albany, New York, area. His book, “For Fun and Profit: A History of the Free and Open Source Software Revolution,” was published by MIT Press.

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