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Can anyone recommend an introductory online course for the basics of html, css and javascript?

It's for my son's International Baccalaureat course and the requirements appear to be pretty basic - e.g. draw a form and button, take some input from the form, do a simple calculation, output the result.

They'll also need to do a bit of array pushing and popping at some point, I think.

Unfortunately, the course isn't being presented in a way that suits my son, and I was hoping to find something simple, well structured and pedagogic. Any ideas?

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    $\begingroup$ w3schools.com Is pretty much first year of college in the Netherlands haha. $\endgroup$
    – A.bakker
    Aug 15 at 18:17
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    $\begingroup$ @A.bakker You should turn that into an answer, since it's probably the correct place to go in any case. $\endgroup$
    – Ben I.
    Aug 15 at 18:27
  • $\begingroup$ @BenI. will do, but with some more info haha. $\endgroup$
    – A.bakker
    Aug 15 at 18:36
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I would say that you should use w3schools.com it nicely covers the basics of HTML, CSS, JavaScript and a few other related things(I would really suggest looking at MySQL/PHP if you want to go in to web development what is also offered there).

It's pretty much inline with the first half year/year of a web development college degree in the Netherlands.

I always advise my students to follow the course next to their regular classes (I don't teach HTML/CSS/JavaScript myself) seeing it gives a good explanation, a nice try it yourself editor and covers things that they sadly don't get during their regular classes.

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    $\begingroup$ Hi, thanks, yes that looks perfect - well structured and simply written :) $\endgroup$
    – minisaurus
    Aug 15 at 19:52
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    $\begingroup$ Really? The w3schools company has a pretty bad reputation in the JS community, which even led to the launch of w3fools.com. They improved, but their documentation is still lacking, MDN is a much better resource. $\endgroup$
    – Bergi
    Aug 16 at 0:59
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    $\begingroup$ @Bergi from what I have seen as a sort of teacher, the students find MDN a bit overwhelming as beginners. W3Schools is, a bit more beginner friendly up to the point that high-schoolers seem to be able to follow it with relative ease. $\endgroup$
    – A.bakker
    Aug 16 at 6:42
  • $\begingroup$ Thanks for the help - yes the site looks like a good "fit" $\endgroup$
    – minisaurus
    Aug 22 at 10:27

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