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Your First Programming Language Isn’t As Important As You Think

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When a beginner sets out to learn programming, their first question is almost always, “Which programming language should I learn first?” It’s not hard to understand why. There are dozens of popular languages, hundreds of frameworks, libraries and tools, and endless amounts of advice about how to get started. It’s no wonder new programmers often…

If You Want to Learn to Code, Then Your First Job is to Explore

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One of the most difficult things about learning to code is getting started. For those of us who have been doing it a long time, it’s easy to forget just how complex the world of programming looks to those on the outside. People look at coding and they see an inscrutable mess of languages, frameworks,…

Learn How To Code at a High Level

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One of the most difficult things about learning to code is getting started. For those of us who have been doing it a long time, it’s easy to forget just how complex the world of programming looks to those on the outside. People look at coding and they see an inscrutable mess of languages, frameworks,…

Comparing Front-End and Back-End Coding

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Because of how sophisticated the coding has become, most companies look for specialists in specific areas of development, be it on the server side, in the storage and design of data, or on the other side of the spectrum: the aesthetics of a webpage and its layout. This dichotomy differentiates front-end coding —including JavaScript, HTML,…

Become a Computer Software Engineer Without a Degree

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Software Engineering is a worldwide industry that can open new horizons for technological advancements and career growth. While employment rates in other sectors are continually fluctuating, IT is continuously on the rise. More and more people want to learn software engineering and become web developers, computer programmers, and software engineers. As a result of these…

Learn To Code, Set Big Goals First

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You might be wondering why you need a big goal to learn to code. Isn’t a desire to learn enough? Surely that’s an admirable aim, but the truth is that learning computer code can be a tough journey. Coding isn’t magic, but it is complex. Along your journey, you will encounter innumerable moments of frustration.…

Embrace Confusion

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Berkeley coding boot camp instructor David Hallinan shares his expertise on learning to code. Learning how to code in just 12 weeks takes stamina and fortitude to get through the amount of work that the students have to master. Instructor David Hallinan understands the weight of this curriculum, and shares his mantra with the students:…

Myths About Coding Boot Camps

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If you’ve decided to learn web development, you’ve probably done some research to find a method or program that’s right for you. A quick web search will turn up a lot of resources on the subject, and webpages for programs called “coding boot camps.” This may have sparked your interest, and like everything else, there…

Five Tips for Writing Better Code

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It’s no secret—programmers strive to write good code. It’s just in their nature. Coding takes patience and precision, and it’s fair to assume that most individuals with these traits wouldn’t be involved in the trade if they wanted to write sloppy code. Seasoned coders will tell you though, there are a few tricks to writing…