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Sticking with it is more important than the method

You’ll hit this wall no matter what “learn to code” program you follow, and the only way to get past it is to persevere. This means you keep trying new things, learning more information, and figuring out, piece by piece, how to build your project. 

You’re a lot more likely to find success in the end if you have a clear idea of why you’re learning to code in the first place.

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When you first start learning to code, you’ll very quickly run up against this particular experience: you think you’ve set up everything the way you’re supposed to, you’ve checked and re-checked it, and it still. doesn’t. work.

Abig difference between new coders and experienced coders is faith: faith that things are going wrong for a logical and discoverable reason, faith that problems are fixable, faith that there is a way to accomplish the goal. The path from “not working” to “working” might not be obvious, but with patience you can usually find it.

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“Coding” means a lot of different things to a lot of different people, and it looks different now from how it used to.

And, funnily enough, the tools and packages and frameworks that make it faster and easier for newcomers or even trained developers to build things are most likely to be tarred with the “not for REAL coders” brush.

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  • Coding is a skill like any other. Like language learning, there’s grammar and vocabulary to acquire. 
  • Like math, there are processes to work through specific types of problems. 
  • Like all kinds of craftsmanship and art-making, there are techniques and tools and best practices that people have developed over time, specialized to different tasks, that you’re free to use or modify or discard.

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You need to internalize this: your ability to get good at coding has nothing to do with how well you fit into the various geek subcultures. This goes double if you know deep down that you’ll never quite fit. The energy you spend proving yourself should be going into making things instead. 

And, if you’re an indisputable geek with cred leaking from your eye sockets, keep this in mind for when you’re evaluating someone else’s cred level. It may not mean what you think it does.

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Someone will always tell you you’re doing it wrong

There are almost always many different approaches to a particular problem, with no single “right way.” A lot of programmers get very good at advocating for their preferred way, but that doesn’t mean it’s the One True Path. 

Going head-to-head with people telling me I was Wrong, and trying to figure out if they were right, was one of the more stressful aspects of my early career.

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For years, technical careers have been gaining more attention among innovative individuals. In a digital world, people capable of speaking computer language often have the widest selection of job opportunities. However, before you can start you need to build your skills. That’s where free coding websites come in.

A free online coding website is an environment where you can develop your understanding of various kinds of code, update your programming skills, and even earn certifications. Today, we’re going to be looking at some of the most impressive coding websites on the market.

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Low code and no code are widely defined as visual approaches to web development.

With low code and no code, website building platforms can automate nearly every step of the development process and streamline builds, drastically increasing development speed for web professionals.

There are two main areas of low-code and no-code development:

  • One type is design-first platforms, which allow web professionals to build visually engaging web applications.
  • The other type is functionality-first platforms. These were built around providing functionality and are best used as internal tools to automate IT processes swiftly.

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Make code easier to read

Programmers spend a lot more time reading code than writing code. Making code easier to read will allow you to work faster and better.

Tips to improve code readability:

  • Use a font designed for programming (monospace fonts are good)
  • Auto-fold functions when opening files to avoid being overwhelmed
  • Give descriptive names to variables and functions
  • Use a light color scheme
  • Lower the brightness and increase the contrast of your display

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