To begin we will need a place to type and run our code. The easiest way to do that is to use the developer tools console in your browser (Chrome, Firefox, IE, Sarari, etc.). We will be using Chrome. Here is a brilliant article discussing how to master the dev tools console. In Chrome you can access the dev tools with View > Developer > Developer Tools, or on a Mac the keyboard shortcut is (Command + Option + i). Once in the developer tools we want to be in the ‘Console’ tab. Here we will write our first line of code.
Type the following and hit enter:
Congratulations, you’re now a developer, or at least on a great path to become one! We’ll see you tomorrow for JS basics.
Let’s do this thing!