I would use this book together with Udemy courses to really get the concepts to stick. Results were 🔥.
While that book is a stone-cold classic for any beginning web developer, there are also books I discovered later on that are also brilliant.
It would have saved me tons of precious time and energy rather than jumping from resource to endless resource.
Geared towards newbies, Duckett’s style is unmatched.
One of the best parts of this book is that each section has exercises and even projects to complete. Who says books can’t be interactive!
3. You Don’t know JS (series).
- You Don’t Know JS: Scope & Closures
- You Don’t Know JS: Async & Performance
- You Don’t Know JS: ES6 & Beyond
- You Don’t Know JS: this & Object Prototypes
- You Don’t Know JS: Types & Grammar
Up and Going was the first one in the series I purchased which led me into the YDKJS rabbit hole.
A lot of authors and instructors play it safe and as a result their writing style is a snooze-fest. Not so with Kyle Simpson and the YDKJS series.
He addresses things like:
- regular expressions
As a result, you get to focus on the good parts and maximize them to become a better programmer.
Whether you’re a code newbie or seasoned web developer, these books are worthy of any technical library.
But you can quickly ease your way in to the rest of these books as a newbie and they’ll continue to provide value years down the road.
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