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JavaScript Variables and Assignment Operators
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JavaScript Variables and Assignment Operators

Taught in English

Judy Richardson

Instructor: Judy Richardson

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1 hour and 55 minutes
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What you'll learn

  • Describe the purpose of a variable in JavaScript.

  • Compare basic JavaScript data types.

  • Write JavaScript code to declare and assign a value to a variable.

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Beginner level

Recommended experience

1 hour and 55 minutes
Learn at your own pace
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Only available on desktop
Hands-on learning
4.8

(51 reviews)

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In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Describe what a variable is and how variables are used in JavaScript.

  2. Write the code to declare a variable in JavaScript using correct syntax and naming conventions.

  3. Describe data types used in JavaScript and why they are important.

  4. Practice assigning values to variables using the JavaScript assignment operators.

  5. Write JavaScript code that uses a variable to collect data from a user and display it on a web page.

Recommended experience

Completion of Introduction to JavaScript or some exposure to basic JavaScript is recommended.

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