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Amol Shelke
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What tips will you give to a newbie JavaScript learner?

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Zakir Sajib

Just stick with your plan. Don't distract by any javascript framework while learning JS.
Don't just learn from tutorial or spend whole day on tutorial, write it by yourself and create small task/project on what you learning so far. Don't bother on so much about syntax, instead focus on the concept(s) and try to understand where i can use this concept on my next project.

Create a small tutorial (Blog/Video) what you learnt so far, be your own teacher and explain the concept to you.

Explain the concept in non technical way to your friends or your child.

Explain them fetch().then().then().catch() or similar.

Do they understand ?

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Amol Shelke Author • Edited on

Thanks Zakir well explained

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Erik Smith

Read the documentation.

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Amol Shelke Author

Thanks Erik❤️

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CuriousDev

Focus on JavaScript first and do not start with an UI Framework.
Anybody can correct me of course!

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Amol Shelke Author

you said it correct. thanks

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Ali Navidi

Exactly!

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Diego (Relatable Code)

Practice, practice, practice.

Pick one tutorial and then after that just start coding and keep an open tab up for the documentation for quick reference.

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Amol Shelke Author

thanks Diego ❤️

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Dhanush N

Understand the core concepts of JavaScript very well
Build projects
Make mistakes, learn from them & practice more

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Amol Shelke Author

Thanks Dhanush well I'm learning core topics..

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tq-bit

Write about what you learn. Writing quality doesn't matter. If you write stuff down, you're forced to understand what's going on. Doesn't matter if the topic has been written about top-to-bottom, I swear to you it will help you learn.

Also, Javascript for Cats: jsforcats.com/

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Amol Shelke Author

Thanks Decker

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TGJ Gilmore

1) Become familiar with the authoritative source of information on web technologies that is the Mozilla Developer Network (MDN)
2) Gain a good understanding of the three foundation web technologies (HTML, CSS and JavaScript) before venturing into more advanced technologies such as React/Vue/Angular and SCSS etc. But you do not have to be an expert.
3) Find a good source for up to date changes in the core technologies. Examples I use include 2ality, Kevin Powell and Google Chrome Developers especially the HTTP 203 series.
4) Practice your art but developing small side projects and venture into Open-Source projects when you feel ready for a challenge.