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Tips for Learning Computer Programming

Helpful pointers that could come handy for you, when learning to code.
The Right Foundation
It's important for you to learn the basics of coding and establish a strong foundation in the fundamentals.
Even the most advanced coding languages build on this foundation to create more complicated strings of code. There are many ways to learn the basics, from formal education to online resources and books.
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Code By Hand
Coding by hand is a useful tool in programming. It improves precision and intention. You'll be able to write, remember and learn coding languages.
You'll also need to be able to write a whole string of code or program in its entirety before writing the code in the computer.
You'll also need to be able to write a whole string of code or program in its entirety before writing the code in the computer.
Attend a Coding Bootcamp
Coding Bootcamps are courses that are available across the country and condense programming and coding instruction into small periods of time, typically 12 to 40 weeks.
Bootcamps facilitate expedited learning and provide all levels of programming education, from beginner's basics to advanced specialities.
Run the Program Yourself
You should always run a program yourself after you finish building it. You need to ensure the program runs correctly and play around with it to try to break it.
Learn How to Troubleshoot Manually
When you're writing code, you're responsible for troubleshooting. You might even be writing the troubleshooting program.
Checking your code before you test run it is important and helpful, but there's always a chance you missed something or a piece of the code just doesn't work even if it's technically correct.
Have a Goal
Many learn to code without a set goal in mind. Having a goal for what you want to create in the future can help you to understand what to focus on while you are learning.
Some dream of coding video games, while others might what to create a multi-factor authentication program. The sky’s the limit.
Learn Multiple Coding Languages
Learning multiple coding languages can improve your programming skill versatility.
Because code is the language of computers, learning multiple coding languages allows you to speak to computers in multiple different languages.

 Kevin Devoto

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