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The Absolute Beginner's Guide to Programming on the Web

By J.D. Zamfirescu, David Greenspan, and Aaron Iba
Last Updated: Sat Oct 25 2008

The goal of this guide is to be the easiest and funnest way for a beginner to get started programming. To this end, we have made 3 innovations that set this guide apart from all others:

  1. Program right now in your browser: You can edit and run any of the examples directly in your browser. No downloads or software installs, ever.
  2. Publish your programs on the web: This guide will teach you how to publish web apps at your own domain name so you can share your creations.
  3. All JavaScript: JavaScript is the most prevalent programming language in the world, and AppJet lets you write entire web apps using this single programming language for everything.



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