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Course level: Beginner

This course teaches you the web development skills you need in order to enroll in a coding bootcamp. It's your first step towards a career in software development.

What's inside

This course contains 65 interactive screencasts

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The Coding Bootcamp Primer

65 lessons - 4 hours

1. Welcome!
4:29
2. V School Learning Philosophy
6:57
3. Introducing The Frontend Developer Career Path
1:10
4. How to Use Scrimba
3:48
5. External Link - Computer Setup
1:06
6. External Link - Using VS Code
0:57
7. Preview: the V School Pre-course Project
1:34
8. Introduction to HTML
5:50
9. HTML Elements
8:34
10. HTML Attributes
4:57
11. Assignment - Silly CIA part 1
1:46
12. HTML5 Semantic Tags
3:10
13. CSS Intro (inline-style)
2:20
14. CSS Selectors
10:34
15. Assignment - Silly CIA part 2
0:34
16. Assignment - CSS Wars: The Selector Awakens
0:22
17. CSS Colors and Fonts
5:48
18. CSS Display Property
2:31
19. Sign up for our Email List
0:24
20. Assignment - Newsies
0:29
21. CSS Box Model
3:34
22. Assignment - Color Grid From Scratch
0:24
23. CSS Layout and Positioning
7:03
24. Assignment - CSS Flags
0:35
25. Assignment - Design a Blog
0:31
26. Debugging Intro
2:48
27. External Link - Chrome Dev Tools
0:53
28. External Link - Using Google
0:31
29. Data Types
12:17
30. Assignment - Grocery Store JS
0:15
31. Arrays
6:41
32. Conditionals
20:20
33. Assignment - If Statement Olympics
0:22
34. Loops
18:18
35. Assignment - Even/Odd Looping
0:19
36. Assignment - Loops And Arrays Practice
0:23
37. Functions part 1
5:25
38. Functions part 2
6:52
39. Assignment - Functions Exercise
0:15
40. Objects Part 1
7:43
41. Objects Part 2
8:19
42. Assignment - Social JS
0:22
43. Assignment - Loop Olympics
0:28
44. Conventions
8:53
45. Assignment - Daily Planet Editor
0:35
46. Introduction to the DOM
3:35
47. What is the DOM?
3:45
48. Assignment - log `document` to the console
1:35
49. Selecting Elements - getElementById
5:31
50. Assignment - getElementById
1:18
51. Selecting Multiple Elements
5:48
52. querySelector and querySelectorAll
8:13
53. Modifying an element's text
7:25
54. Modifying Styles
7:21
55. Modifying Styles - className and classList
7:06
56. Modifying elements - value
3:26
57. Creating elements in JS
5:53
58. Creating elements in JS - innerHTML
6:12
59. Creating elements in JS - for loops + createElement
5:47
60. Event Listeners
10:08
61. Self study - get the value from an input element
0:47
62. DJ JS - Event listener practice
0:19
63. Pre-course Project
2:45
64. Congrats!
1:16
65. Congratulations on Completing the Bootcamp Primer
1:00

You'll learn

Basic HTML

HTML Semantic tags

How to Google

Effective learning strategies

Local dev setup

CSS basics

CSS box model

CSS positioning and layout

JavaScript basics

Primitive datatypes

Complex datatypes

Functions

Loops

DOM manipulation basics

Event Listeners

Best practices

Javascript conventions

Web development fundamentals

Debugging code

Chrome Dev Tools

Meet your teacher

Why this course rocks

This Bootcamp Primer will provide you with the basics of web development and prepare you to begin any coding bootcamp. Practice learning code with 63 interactive lessons spanning over 4.5 hours. Solve 17 assignments to ensure that the knowledge sticks with you. 
Lessons includes an introduction to HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and the DOM, as well as other introductory topics like setting up your computer for web dev, using Visual Studio Code, how to debug your code, and using the Chrome Developer Tools.



Who is V School?

This course is taught by the instructors at V School, an award-winning technology bootcamp in Salt Lake City, Utah. They teach UX design and full-stack JavaScript, and their hiring partners include companies like Google and Amazon.

If you ever get stuck, you'll be invited to V Schools Slack channel where you can ask questions, and connect with fellow students.

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