The fact that our followers want resources for the current year is a good thing. This means they know the books need to be timely.
They are asking this question for good reason. Learning Javacript presents beginners with several challenges, including:
- Information changes quickly in the field of technology, and it is difficult to keep up.
When you are ready to take a look at this book, make sure you get the 7th edition. Any prior editions will be outdated.
Video Courses to Consider
Postscript: Books I No Longer Recommend
At first, I liked this book by Mark Meyers. It served as a great introduction to the language.
After completing the exercises, though, I realized I didn’t have the real-world skills to complete a project. And, because the book was published in 2013, it doesn’t cover ES6 syntax, so I can no longer recommend it.
Interactive Front-End Web Development
You Don’t Know JS
At some point, knowing the old syntax will help you when you are asked to work on an older project. In 2021, though, it’s best to begin books and courses that cover ES6 syntax.
Time to Get Started