"Vibrant and visually engaging, with chuckle-worthy asides...instructive and kid-friendly."
—School Library Journal, The Maker Issue (Read more)
"I'd recommend this book for anyone in middle school through to retirement who wants to see what programming is all about, but wants a gentle, fun introduction."
—IT World (Read more)
"This exists and it looks awesome."
—Khoi Vinh, Former NYTIMES.com design director
"Has your child resolved to learn to code in 2015? Check out this new book."
—Girl Develop It, Ann Arbor
"We had a JS workshop for kids 9-12 last Friday and it helped very much when it came to explaining various concepts—Nick is great! "
—Kathryn Barrett, Ladies Learning Code
"May work well as the source material for something like Code Club."
—Alex Young, Editor-in-Chief of DailyJS
"I wish I had had something like this when I was 10. The book is very thorough yet accessible."
—Malte Ubl, Curator of JSConfEU
"Another winner from No-Starch Press."
—Tim Cox, MagPi Magazine (Read more)
"This is the kind of book I would easily recommend for the beginning Web coder."
—Bismark Tribune (Read more)
—Kevin Stewart, Director of Engineering at Adobe
"I wish I had a book like this when I was learning programming over 20 years ago."
—Tim Caswell, Nodejs hacker and teacher
"This book takes the mantle of the 'Dummies' series for learning complex subjects...highly recommended."
—Becky Walton, MLIS, Ingram Collection Development (Read more)
"A fantastic primer that is both immensely educational and wildly fun."
—Outright Geekery (Read more)
"Fantastic...one of the best and most comfortable introductions to a real and useful programming language we've seen."
—Ric Getter for MacDirectory Magazine