What Programming Language Should I Learn First? 2017 Edition

What Programming Langauge Should I Learn First?

From the casually curious, to the seriously motivated, “What Programming Language Should I Learn First?” is the most common question I get. For years I gave a nuanced answer. “Well, that depends on what you want to do…” That answer … Continue reading

QuickBytes: Build a Javascript Application with Mark

Javascript Application: Movie Information This is a fun Javascript Application that you can build in just a few minutes. This application will contact the OMDB API and get information about any movie in the database. The Javascript application then parses … Continue reading

HTML5: MP3 Player Project Tutorial 2016 Edition

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In this article we will be making an mp3 player from scratch, using the most basic pieces: Basic text editor Up to date browser (Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera, Safari….) jQuery 1.12.3 uncompressed developer edition (https://jquery.com/download/) Languages: HTML5 and JavaScript … Continue reading

HTML5 App Tutorial: Live Code Washington Metro API Application 4/11/2016

HTML5 App Tutorial- Washington Metro API

HTML5 App Tutorial: Build a full app with LearnToProgram’s Mark Lassoff During this live code session Mark uses HTML5, Javascript and CSS to create a departures board for the Metro Center station in the Washington Metro train system.  You will … Continue reading