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Moving my way through Codecademy.com

Category : Around The Office, Slick Code, Social

Coming up on 500 points at Codecademy.com. So far, I’ve made: a dice game; rock, paper, scissors; a bunch of core exercises and im working on a blackjack game. You can follow my progress here.

I learned javascript years ago in an ad hoc manner, it was never something I seriously studied. I knew just enough to get the web aps I used to work and I moved on. Now I need to revisit my knowledge of the common language on the web.

Ajax is another world in dynamic reactive websites, and I like all the cool things you can do with jQuery. Really, I want to know whats going on under the hood. I think that’s crucial. At some point those frameworks end and you’re really still just working with javascript patterns.

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Supportive of the initiative. I am a co-founder of Code Academy (http://codeacademy.org) in Chicago, and we have created a physical program that teaches beginners how to build web applications. Thanks!

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