Programming for Entrepreneurs - JavaScript

Learn JavaScript from scratch and get started with that website/app/game project!
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Rating: 4.3 out of 5 (1,337 ratings)
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2hr 43min of on-demand video
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Learn basic JavaScript
Learn how to make interactive html pages/apps


  • Basic HTML and CSS which you can obtain in our free HTML/CSS course


Update June 2015 - This course now includes live coding exercises to put into practice your new skills!

JavaScript is eating the world. Starting as a web scripting language, JavaScript is now used not just for web development, but also game, mobile app, server and database development.

This course is the fastest way for you to get a basic understanding of JavaScript programming. Whether your goal is to build websites, HTML5 games and apps, or server-side programming, you need to learn the basics of the language and get it right from the start.

The first part of the course covers the basics of JavaScript and programming in general. The second part of the course is project-based and includes building a responsive dating app (only client-side).

This course is taught by Pablo Farias Navarro, founder of ZENVA and JavaScript developer. Pablo has created dozens of web applications and JavaScript games, authored over 40 online courses taken by over 85 students, created educational content for companies such as Amazon and Intel, and run live workshops on programming and HTML5 game development.

Some of the concepts you'll learn in this course:

  • Variables and strings
  • Functions
  • Working with Arrays
  • Objects and JSON
  • Conditional statements
  • Loops
  • Accessing the DOM
  • Working with events and user interaction
  • Putting it all together in a fun project

Who this course is for:

  • Motivated people with basic HTML and CSS skills who want to make their great ideas a reality


Build Games, Apps, Websites and VR Experiences
Zenva Academy
  • 4.5 Instructor Rating
  • 21,396 Reviews
  • 637,527 Students
  • 13 Courses

Trusted by over 1 million learners and developers, Zenva provides world-class training on in-demand programming skills covering game creation, software development, AI virtual reality and web development.

Our e-learning platform Zenva Academy is the leading place to upskill, learn and gain key tech skills for the innovation economy through self-paced online courses. Our curriculum is organized about Mini-Degrees™ which cover a wide range of technical subjects and include video, interactive quizzes and project files for enhanced learning.

Certified Game Developer and Founder of ZENVA
Pablo Farias
  • 4.5 Instructor Rating
  • 21,396 Reviews
  • 634,646 Students
  • 13 Courses

Certified game developer and Founder of ZENVA - the world's leading platform to learn game making, VR, machine learning and full-stack programming. Since 2012, Pablo has been developing professional-grade courses that have helped over 1 million people gain valuable skills.

Pablo is a member of the Intel Innovator Program in the Asia Pacific Region, and has run live programming workshops in San Francisco, Brisbane and Bangalore.

Pablo holds a Master in Information Technology (Management) degree from the University of Queensland (Australia) and a Master of Science in Engineering degree from the Catholic University of Chile.

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