01 Intro to Javascript

Submitted by suryaismail on Thu, 01/25/2018 - 08:07

Boring 5 minute lecture


What is programming?
- telling a computer what to do
- human language (programs) get turned into bits and bytes

Interpreted vs compiled
- trade offs
- extra reading: https://www.programiz.com/article/difference-compiler-interpreter

How to run Javascript
- in the browser
- node.js (Extra reading: https://dev.to/neuron/explain-nodejs-to-me-like-im-five-bhm)