Technology : Intro to Javascript in Association with Code First Girls – 4 Part Course

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Starts: Wednesday, 05 June 2024 at 6:00PM
Ends: Wednesday, 26 June 2024 at 6:00PM

Available spaces: 444
Host: Code First Girls

JavaScript is a dynamic programming language that’s used for web development, in web applications, game development, and loads more. It allows you to implement dynamic features on web pages that cannot be done with only HTML and CSS. Our Intro to JavaScript MOOC Sprint will give all members an initial intro to key concepts and this is a fantastic starting point for anyone who is curious about coding and would like a few taster sessions to understand how it can work across tech and businesses.

This 4-part course takes place over 4 weeks and will be hosted via Code First Girls online teaching platform in webinar format. 

This course is great for beginners or anyone that fancies a little refresher or upskill opportunity! Learn the principles of key tech topics with Code First Girls 'MOOC' (Massive Open Online Courses) Sprints and test your knowledge with MOOC Challenges.

Please note these courses are available to anybody who identifies as a woman and is over the age of 18.


Session 1: Introduction to JavaScript

LIVE Session: Wednesday 5th June @ 6pm - 7pm

  1. Introduction to JavaScript
  2. Data types overview (numbers, strings, etc)
  3. Operators for data types
  4. Variables 101


Session 2: Strings, Arrays & Loops

LIVE Session: Wednesday 12th June @ 6pm - 7pm

  1. String concatenation
  2. Introduction to array data structure
  3. Loop introduction – a brief look at loops


Session 3: Objects and Conditional Statements

LIVE Session: Wednesday 19th June @ 6pm - 7pm

  1. Conditional statements 101
  2. Creating, using and modifying objects


Session 4: Functions vs Methods

LIVE Session: Wednesday 26th June @ 6pm - 7pm

  1. Functions vs methods continued
  2. Review JavaScript concepts and learnings



Find out more about Code First Girls:

Code First Girls has become one of the largest providers of free coding courses for women globally, having delivered over £75 million worth of free technology education and teaching three times as many women to code as the entire UK university undergraduate system!

They’re on a mission to close the gender gap in the tech industry by providing employment through free education. They’ve already helped more than 150,000 women learn to code and by working with companies globally, we’re boosting employability, diversity and social mobility, transforming local economies and communities.


When you sign up to this course, you will receive a link which will take you through to the Code First Girls platform where you will need to fill in a registration form. Upon completion you will then be fully registered to the course and will receive a confirmation email directly from Code First Girls which will include your links to join each live session. After each live session takes place, a follow up recording link will be sent to you to allow you to catch up and a mini quiz.