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Lesson 1: Getting Up and RunningLearn about the tools we'll be using throughout the course and begin modifying web pages with a little bit of code. - Introduction of résumé project - Components of the résumé - Introduction to browser developer tools - Running commands on the console - Appending elements to the page
Lesson 3: Flow ControlFinish the résumé while you learn how to make your code more modular and reusable by using conditional statements, loops, and functions. - Conditional statements - For and while loops - Functions - Encapsulation
- Cameron Pittman - A passionate educator and programmer, Cameron lives and breathes web development as he creates programming courses at Udacity. Before coming here, Cameron was a combination Director of Content and web developer at Seattle startup LearnBIG. He taught four years of high school physics and chemistry in Nashville, TN, during which time he pioneered teaching physics with the video game Portal 2. Cameron graduated with a degree in physics and astronomy from Vanderbilt University and earned his master's in teaching from Belmont University.
- James Williams - James Williams first fell in love with teaching while working as an instructor at a computer camp. He runs obstacle course/adventure races in his spare time and is the author of HTML5 Game Programming, which has been translated into Chinese and Korean. He holds degrees in Computer Science (BA, MS) and French (BA).
Udacity is a for-profit educational organization founded by Sebastian Thrun, David Stavens, and Mike Sokolsky offering massive open online courses (MOOCs). According to Thrun, the origin of the name Udacity comes from the company's desire to be "audacious for you, the student". While it originally focused on offering university-style courses, it now focuses more on vocational courses for professionals.