Web Design for Javascript: Learning the Prototyping Basics

Web Design for Javascript: Learning the Prototyping Basics

In my book, Learning to Program, I teach the concepts, principles, and tools needed to program the right way. I’m not going to try to do that here. This article will teach you just enough JavaScript to prototype, and some of the things you learn will be just plain ugly. But that’s okay because you’re just prototyping. If you want to learn more, and learn why those bad things are bad for real applications, check out my book.

By the time you’re done reading this article, you will have learned just enough JavaScript to make a prototype registration form that checks for unique usernames and has a password strength indicator. We’ll be using an online editor called CodePen to take care of a bunch of the hard stuff. The hard stuff is interesting and important to learn, but again, that is not the purpose of this article…

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