Code School Adds AngularJS Course
Written by Sue Gee   
Tuesday, 20 May 2014

A new Angular JS course has been released by Code School adding to its JavaScript track which also covers jQuery, Backbone.js, Node js, Coffeescript and Ember.js.

Code School is an online learning platform that teaches a variety of programming and web design skills with a large helping of gamification. Courses range from beginner to advanced levels and you get to earn rewards and badges as you learn.

Courses running the the browser and use screencasts and interactive exercises to guide you to better code. Each course has at least five levels. Each level begins with a 10-15 minute screencast, followed by a series of code challenges you must solve to make it to the next level. On completing the course, you receive a badge and unlock a final video that will assist in the continued learning of the subject and. Show your friends that you've completed the course.

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In Shaping Up With Angular.js you'll discover how to add behavior to your HTML and speed up your application's responsiveness.  It has the following five levels:

 

Level 1 Badge

Level 1 - Flatlander's Gem Store: Get comfortable

with expressions by beginning to build a gem store.

Level 2 Badge

Level 2 - Built-in Directives: Use directives to add

a gallery and tabs to the gem store.

Level 3 Badge

Level 3 - Forms: Give the gem store review

functionality by usingAngular.js forms.

Level 4 Badge

Level 4 - Custom Directives: Create custom

directives for more organized and maintainable 

Angular.js code.

Level 5 Badge

Level 5 - Services: Create a new module and learn

to use the $http service to get real data into the

gem store.

 

This is a free course but others in the JavaScript track require you to enroll and pay a subscription of $29 per month. There are four paths, the others being on Ruby, HTML/CSS and iOS and enough parts of each of them are free for you to be able to decide if this approach is one that appeals to you.

Apart from the main tracks, Code School has several one-offs, grouped under Electives, including a free one on Chrome DevTools and three on Git. One on GitHub is coming soon.

More Information

Shaping Up With Angular.js

Code School

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