What Is The Best And Most Effective Way Of Learning JavaScript As An Introduction To Programming?

One of the places I recommend to new developers is Online Video Tutorials & Training at Lynda.com‘s introduction to programming with JavaScript.  It not only goes through programming fundamentals, but it teaches JavaScript in its purest form.

Today, there are several libraries and frameworks that do a lot of the work that an original JavaScript developer had to do before.  However, having the knowledge of the underlying code helps in understanding the efficiencies in these libraries and frameworks making you much more valuable in debugging and optimizing

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Rey Ortega
Rey Ortega

I'm a passionate creator of technologies for businesses. After years of leading software teams & delivering products to market, I founded Grata Software, a software consultancy, that helps businesses innovate and build disruptive products on cloud platforms. At Grata, I am the CEO & Head Solutions Architect.