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JavaScript course

Posted Jan 18, 2006 in JavaScript.

As mentioned previously, it is my intention to get a better handle on JavaScript. I did a JavaScript course a couple of years ago, but I didn't learn anything useful because I had a dreadful instructor.

I'm allowed to audit any class I have previously taken, so I'm doing JavaScript again. The new instructor has a programming background, instead of the cut 'n' paste approach of the previous instructor. There will still be a focus on the document.write stuff (which isn't much use to me, because of XHTML), but I'm hoping to learn a good deal more than I did before.

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    Seems we both had LaBadie prior to McManus. Sad part is that I have deffinately learned more in two classes than I have with LaBadie. The whole cut-and-paste method is good for passing grades, but overall you really need to get your hands dirty to learn properly.

    Posted by James Henry on Jan 19, 2006.

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    You're right, James. Our task is to learn how to write our own stuff instead of just trying to change someone else's.

    Posted by Simon Jessey on Jan 20, 2006.

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    Ha, I was about to comment on whether or not you had Labadie as well. What a reputation. I sympathize greatly.

    Posted by Keith Bluhm on Jan 24, 2006.