Notes for Wednesday, August 23

HW1 is now available on CMS. If you are on the waitlist you will not yet have CMS access -- you will receive an extension for any assignments before your enrollment date.

You can access these files from the course Github repository Here is an informal guide to git.

To develop efficiently, have a local web server running. Python has a simple, built-in server. Use python -m http.server for python 3; use python -m SimpleHTTPServer 8000 for python 2 (execute "python" in cmd for version number). You probably have python 3.

We will be working in Javascript for most of the term. It can act pretty oddly, especially in comparison to languages that strictly type objects.
What are some of the unusual aspects of this language? Open a console in your browser...

Time permitting, let's also review Javascript Object Notation.

Code for today: