Introduction to JavaScript Variables, Primitive Data Types, and Console

6m 32s

This lesson explores the concepts of variables and primitive data types in JavaScript and looks at how to view and manipulate these in a browser console. The lesson uses a hands-on demonstration to give you a real-world understanding of the topics covered in the lesson.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn what variables are and how to create them
  • Learn about a range of primitive data types
  • Learn how to use console log to display values using JavaScript

Intended Audience

Anyone who wants to learn about variables and primitive data types in JavaScript, or who wants to improve their knowledge of the programming language in general.


This lesson is targeted towards absolute beginners.


About the Author
Farish Kashefinejad, opens in a new tab
Full-Stack Development Content Creator
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Farish has worked in the EdTech industry for over six years. He is passionate about teaching valuable coding skills to help individuals and enterprises succeed.

Previously, Farish worked at 2U Inc in two concurrent roles. Farish worked as an adjunct instructor for 2U’s full-stack boot camps at UCLA and UCR. Farish also worked as a curriculum engineer for multiple full-stack boot camp programs. As a curriculum engineer, Farish’s role was to create activities, projects, and lesson plans taught in the boot camps used by over 50 University partners. Along with these duties, Farish also created nearly 80 videos for the full-stack blended online program.

Before 2U, Farish worked at Codecademy for over four years, both as a content creator and part of the curriculum experience team.

Farish is an avid powerlifter, sushi lover, and occasional Funko collector.

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