Introduction to JavaScript


Learning to code with today’s modern coding languages is easier than most people realize. Industry professionals, freelance developers and amateur programming enthusiasts alike can benefit from learning JavaScript, known for its speed, simplicity and high demand in the job market. Many popular applications use JavaScript to handle the functions of a website or downloadable app. In this workshop, you’ll learn the essentials of coding in this powerful language.

Master Key Concepts

  • Hello World
  • Variables & Operators
  • Calculations
  • Conditionals
  • Functions
  • Scope
  • Arrays
  • Loops


Andrew Winstead
Scrum Master | Accruent

Andrew Winstead is a Scrum Master with a background in full-stack web and mobile application development. He has a passion for software development and creativity. After receiving his bachelor’s degree in physics and Master of Arts in Teaching from the University of Arkansas, he taught robotics and math classes at El Dorado High School and helped his students win several Louisiana Tech University engineering competitions. After moving to New Orleans, he taught robotics and AP computer science at Sci High and built a makerspace that is still in operation. As Director of Education for IDIYA Labs, Winstead created several innovation labs for New Orleans-area schools, and worked with over 100 teachers to develop curriculum and project-based learning techniques. He also hosts a radio show and podcast called Maker Bayou. He currently works as a Scrum Master for Accruent in New Orleans.