JavaScript for Kids: Code Your Own Games and Apps at Any Age


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Course overview

Course type
Paid course
7 hours
43 lessons
Available on completion
Course author
Bryson Payne
  • Code your own apps and games in JavaScript for Mac, Windows, or Linux, for beginners of all ages
  • Create fun, playable games like a Guessing Game and a Bubble Draw app!
  • Draw colorful graphics in JavaScript, including a new bonus Snake video game, great for beginners of any age
  • Learn how to hack your browser and modify any web page for fun or for harmless practical jokes!
  • Master variables, loops and functions to prepare for more advanced programming courses (and a brighter future)!


JavaScript coding course for beginners of all ages, build your own interactive games and apps in JavaScript!

Join over 60,000 students from 163 countries learning to code from Dr. Bryson Payne!

Brand new course for 2021! Teach yourself to code fun, colorful apps and games in JavaScript, the powerful programming language that's included in every web browser and mobile device. Learn coding step-by-step from Computer Science Professor Dr. Bryson Payne, author of the Amazon #1 New Release and Top 10 Best Seller, Teach Your Kids to Code: A Parent-Friendly Guide to Python Programming (No Starch Press). Filmed in collaboration with Bund Media/Zhidao Education Technology, with subtitles in English and Chinese.

Update: Pre-order Dr. Payne's new book, "Go Hack Yourself" on Amazon now!

Gives Children a Huge Advantage in a High-Tech World

  • Quickly master new problem-solving skills in JavaScript with colorful, fun examples

  • Program apps using HTML5 Canvas graphics, web-based forms, even animated video games

  • Build your own playable games and create beautiful graphics right in your browser using a simple text editor

  • Learn the basics of coding, from variables to loops, functions, and classes with interactive, engaging apps

  • Great for college and scholarship application portfolios

This is the kind of course you can enjoy at any age!

Packed with fun examples, colorful graphics, and easy-to-follow plain English instruction, JavaScript for All is the course parents and teachers can enjoy, as they build one of the top job skills of the 21st century! JavaScript is a great first language for beginners, but it's powerful enough to be used in companies from Apple to Amazon and Google to IBM.

I designed this programming course to be easily understood by absolute beginners, with example code I used with my own students all the way through the apps I teach to college freshmen.

Quick, hands-on lessons will get you coding your own web apps and games from scratch in minutes. Over 40 video lectures and six hours of content in short, 2-to-8-minute videos will give you the practice you need to master the powerful new skill of coding.

Everything you need to get started right away

Complete with working code downloads and high-definition videos, you'll be able to work alongside a professor with 22 years' teaching experience and over 30 years of programming knowledge. You'll also receive a Certificate of Completion upon finishing the course.

No Risk: Preview videos from Sections 1, 2, and 4 now for FREE, and enjoy a 30-day money-back guarantee when you enroll - zero risk, unlimited payoff! And, we've made this course easy to afford so parents and students can get started now!

Enroll in JavaScript for All and get started coding today!

* Two bonus sections added with advanced video game apps you can customize and share with your friends! *

Praise for Dr. Payne's books and online courses:

"Inspired" - This is an inspiring course taught by an inspired teacher. The examples are well-chosen -- demonstrating principles through engaging, colorful projects... — Kent Osband, Udemy student

"Excellent path into coding" Not just for kids...use this course as the perfect primer. Clear examples, that build quickly into programs, leading to learning challenges. Bryson's delivery is well paced and good fun. — Sean Jon Darcy, Udemy student

"Dr. Bryson Payne is a computer scientist and professor of the highest caliber, and he brings the power of computers within easy reach for learners young and old."—Dr. Antonio Sanz Montemayor, Informatics Professor, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Spain

“Dr. Payne set us on the path that led us to our dream jobs! ...He's providing parents and teachers everywhere the chance to do the same for the next generation of creative problem-solvers."—Shah Rahman, Blizzard Games and Susan Rahman, Facebook

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