Hello everyone and welcome to a new post. Well, I guess it’s the last post of this week. Merry Christmas and wish you a wonderful day today with friends and family. I’ve got a nice self-development post today as well. But I’m going to talk about something different than usual. Do you want to know how I learn coding at home with these tips?
I’m sure there are so many languages and I will talk about that as well. So, make sure to keep reading to understand more about it. And I will share as much as possible regarding learning how to code as a beginner or a pro. Also, I will mention why learning coding is important. Also, who will need it in our today’s generation?
How do I learn coding at home with these tips?
Well, let’s talk a little bit about today’s topic. Before going into the actual tips and talking about them. I need to mention some important points about why “how to start coding” is important. More things to discuss that are part of this and we should know. You will need it when deciding to learn code and programming.
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We all know that coding is a big part of our lives nowadays. You can find it on your phone or laptop and it’s very important. The tips below can work with any coding you want to learn. Whether it’s for websites or even laptops. However, my focus is on blogs and websites for this post.
Q: Why do we need to learn to code?
A: There are many reasons and one of them is being able to solve coding problems. Although you could hire a developer it’s good to have good knowledge about it as well. This way, you know what to do and how things work. Also, if you don’t have a developer. It’s very good to be able to fix and adjust codes on your own. Well, it’s only one of many reasons.
Here are some of the quotes about programming and coding. I love to read quotes to remind me.
Programming is the art of algorithm design and the craft of debugging errant code
By Ellen Ullman
Programming is the art of telling another human being what one wants the computer to do
By Donald Ervin Knuth
Benefits of learning at home:
- You choose your schedule to study and learn
- Take as many courses as you want
- Study multiple languages as you wish
I mentioned that there are many coding types. And I want to mention some of the languages that you can learn using the list below. You need to know that this is not the list because there are many types of coding. For example, coding mobile apps, websites, and even programming desktop apps. Editing any of these also consider to be coding as well.
Some of the languages that programmers use:
- HTML and HTML5
Well, as may all of you know some of these languages. I learned the first four of the list above a home. Because it’s something that I love to do and enjoy it. But you need to practice and write notes when you learn to help remember later. There will be many things to learn and many languages to know. You need to understand the fundamentals of each one to make it easy to practice.
Find the best tool that you can use to write codes
If you ask me “How do I learn coding at home?” the first thing I mention is a good tool. Even if you can use a note app on your laptop. There are better tools to make it easy. This way, you don’t have to struggle to write the codes. Trust me, I tried the note app on a laptop or PC and it’s mostly for the pros. If you have good knowledge and understand a lot about coding.
Q: Why should look for the best tool and not use the note app?
A: That is a good question and the answer is simple. Other apps give you the option to add a code. For example, if you want to write an HTML code and you write the first word. The app will give you options to choose from and help to finish it. Something great for beginners and it helped me a lot when I was learning coding.
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I can’t give you one suggestion because there is more than one. But when you search on Google, you should find them. And from there, it will be easy for you to determine which one to choose. Sometimes it might take a little longer to find one because it’s about how you want to use the tool.
Determine what type of coding you want to learn
As I mentioned earlier, there are many languages for coding. And there are types of coding as well. Such as mobile apps, websites, etc. But you need to determine what type of thing you want to do. Most bloggers will need it for their blogs. Therefore, the list above includes some of the important languages already.
Programming language can be confusing sometimes. but after practice and understanding the fundamentals. That will help you to take steps easier without any confusion. After you decide what language and type of coding, you can start coding and learning. It shouldn’t be difficult for you to study at home.
It’s very important to determine because it will help you to do the next step on this list of tips. This is what I did first when I started learning to code. I can find the ultimate guide easily once I know the type and language that I want.
Find free online courses on the internet to help you
It might sound crazy but trust me, there are many free online courses. You can search for courses in the language you want to learn and improve. Sometimes it might take a while to understand and maybe more than one course. But it won’t be difficult for you. No matter the level of your programming. Make sure to keep looking on the internet.
Use YouTube, Google, and even social media. Sometimes you can find them from people. And I will get to this in a second. For me, I used lectures from universities. They offer free lectures and it’s long as well. Including everything you need. Tutorials will be a great way to improve which some blogs can also have them.
Practice what you learn after watching the courses
The most important part of all is practicing. Because sometimes it might seem confusing to you. However, after you try it, it will be easier for you to understand. So, make sure to practice using the best tool you have. It’s like math and physics which means you can’t just take information without practice. Things will not be clear to you.
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You can put together a list of things that you want to study. And then practice them easily until you know how to do them. This shouldn’t be difficult as there will be a guide to help you to understand it. Something about how learning programming is easy most of the time.
Develop connections with other coding pros
Next on the list is something very helpful. You can do it either by using social media or if you have people around you. Having a connection with pros in coding is nice. They will help you a lot to learn and develop your coding skills. Therefore, you need to make sure that you have some connections and improve your relationship with them.
Sometimes there will be questions only pros can understand. However, it’s not easy to get connections unless it’s in your friends’ circle. You need to find them and slowly develop connections with them. It’s also one of the ways how do I learn coding at home.
conclusion of How do I learn coding at home with these tips?
Thank you for reading until this point. Sharing some of the important tips and points to help you how to start coding and improving your knowledge about coding. These are things that I used to improve coding for me. Hopefully, you found them somehow helpful to you as well. Whether you are one of the beginners or have been in the game for a while.
What do you think of these tips? Do you have any other tips which are not on the list? Let us know in the comment.
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