by Nick Morgan
December 2014, 336 pp.
"I’ve fallen in love with a book. Like fallen head-over-heels, carry-it-all-around-town, sneak-in-pages-whenever-I-can in love. The real deal."
Along the way, you’ll write games such as Find the Buried Treasure, Hangman, and Snake. You’ll also learn how to:
Ages 10+ (and their parents!)
About the Author
Table of Contents
Part I: Fundamentals
Chapter 9: The DOM and jQuery
Part III: Canvas
Chapter 13: The canvas Element
Afterword: Where to Go from Here
View the detailed Table of Contents (PDF)
View the Index (PDF)(top)
"Vibrant and visually engaging, with chuckle-worthy asides...instructive and kid-friendly."
"I'd recommend this book for anyone in middle school through to retirement who wants to see what programming is all about, but wants a gentle, fun introduction."
"This exists and it looks awesome."
"Has your child resolved to learn to code in 2015? Check out this new book."
"We had a JS workshop for kids 9-12 last Friday and it helped very much when it came to explaining various concepts—Nick is great! "
"May work well as the source material for something like Code Club."
"I wish I had had something like this when I was 10. The book is very thorough yet accessible."
"Another winner from No-Starch Press."
"This is the kind of book I would easily recommend for the beginning Web coder."
"I wish I had a book like this when I was learning programming over 20 years ago."
"This book takes the mantle of the 'Dummies' series for learning complex subjects...highly recommended."
"A fantastic primer that is both immensely educational and wildly fun."
"Fantastic...one of the best and most comfortable introductions to a real and useful programming language we've seen."