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Looping Statements in JavaScript – 09

5 years ago
Looping (or rather, iteration) statements allow your application to individually access each item in an array or other collection of object properties. In this lesson we demonstrate four different looping statements pointing out the nuanced differences between each: the while, do … while, for, and for … in.

JavaScript Arrays – 08

5 years ago
You can think of arrays as variables that hold other variables. In this lesson, Bob demonstrates how to create, initialize, and retrieve elements of arrays using indexes. He also demonstrates how to loop through all elements in an array (foreshadowing the topic of the next lesson) and how to create associative arrays. 

JavaScript Functions – 07

5 years ago
Functions are central to JavaScript, much in the same way classes are central to Object Oriented Programming languages like Visual Basic or C#. In this lesson, Bob demonstrates the basics of creating and calling functions, passing arguments, using the arguments object, and creating function literals as well as anonymous functions.

Conditional Logic in JavaScript – 06

5 years ago
In this lesson, Bob demonstrates the use of the if … else if statement, the ternary (or conditional) operator, and the case … select statements. Along the way, we learn about the && and || operators as well as the Date object in JavaScript.

JavaScript Variables, Types, Operators, and Expressions – 05

5 years ago
Most programming languages have a notion of variables, data types, and syntax rules including statements, expressions, operators, keywords, and operands. In this video, Bob provides a quick overview of the most important topics related to basic syntax rules. He explains how JavaScript variables and types are different than those in other programming languages, explaining the […]

Writing JavaScript in Visual Web Developer Express Edition – 04

5 years ago
Before discussing JavaScript proper, Bob demonstrates how to ease JavaScript development by downloading, installing, and utilizing the free Visual Web Developer Express Edition from Microsoft.

Dissecting the First JavaScript Application You Wrote – 03

5 years ago
In the previous video, Bob created an interesting JavaScript example, and in this video he walks through the example line by line, explaining the purpose of the various key words and operators and providing a general overview of topics for the next eight lessons.   Download the entire series source code.   This video was […]

Writing your First JavaScript Application – 02

5 years ago
We get started by setting up our development environment and an HTML5 template webpage before building a simple ‘Hello World’ example. Then we create a more interesting example discussed at length in the next lesson.    Download the entire series source code.   This video was updated August 16, 2012.

Series Introduction – 01

5 years ago
In this introductory video, Bob sets some high-level goals and explains how JavaScript is used in web development as well as how to get the most out of this video series. Download the entire series source code.  

Microsoft DevRadio: Why Wait? Develop for Windows 8 Now!

5 years ago
Abstract: Jerry Nixon welcomes Jake Poznanski and Sam Kaufmann from Random Salad Games as they discuss some of the games and applications they’ve developed for Windows 8.Tune in as they share with us some of their reasons as to why they jumped in early and started developing for Windows 8 as well as some advice […]

Microsoft DevRadio: Developing for Windows 8 in 1/2 the time (Part1) Getting Started

5 years ago
Abstract: Developer Evangelist, Michael Palermo kicks off his new series today where he shows us how we can develop for Windows 8 in under 4 minutes or less. Today’s topic? How to get started developing your Windows 8 app by downloading and using Visual Studio Express.Next Steps:Step #1 – Download the Tools for Windows 8 […]

Microsoft DevRadio: How to Convert Your Windows Phone App into a Windows 8 Application

5 years ago
Abstract: Nisha Baxi and Jerry Nixon are back for today’s show as they welcome Developer Evangelist Daniel Egan to talk about how you can migrate your Windows Phone App to a Window 8 application. Tune in as they discuss what steps are needed, the level of effort that is required, what design and control changes […]