Logic, JavaScript and some questions

JavaScript proved to be simultaneously the most interesting and most challenging language yet for me. The Codecademy lessons were as good as they could be, but I certainly will need to review this language the most.  

Having struggled through logic in college, I was familiar with some of the key terminology and the concepts behind it — boolean connectors, statements, arguments, inferences and implications. I never had an opportunity to really apply those concepts except within equations. I now wonder if we should have been taught JavaScript alongside logic.

Learning how to write pseudo-code was a key takeaway for me. I know that writing pseudo-code will be immensely important not just for my own understanding but also to make sure the code is organized. For me, it’s always more important to understand the why rather than the how — I find that especially important here. I’m confident that the goal can be reached when I understand the concepts. The how will come.

There were some requirements that I found unnecessary in JavaScript that I feel I need more clarification on. Why is it that, when interpolating, you need to use the + sign? Why aren’t there more standardized ways to access your JavaScript in the HTML?

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