Category: learning coding

Learning JavaScript: 9 Common Mistakes That Are Holding You Back

A lot of people try to learn JavaScript and then give up. Then they tell themselves things like, “JavaScript is too confusing,” or worse, “Maybe I’m not cut out for web development.” The sad part? There was no need to give up. All that was needed was a different learning approach. In this ...

Projects Can Sometimes Be the Worst Way to Learn JavaScript

This article was peer reviewed by Tim Severien and Chris Perry. Thanks to all of SitePoint’s peer reviewers for making SitePoint content the best it can be! One of the most surprisingly dangerous pieces of advice to JavaScript learners is to “just do projects.” To be 100% clear, projects are often a grea...