I had always been told that you need a degree to be successful, but in my experience I was able to become an award-winning programmer without ever going to college. In fact, many of the most talented programmers I know are self-taught. If you want to learn how to code (or even improve your current skills), this blog post is for you!
You don’t need a degree to be successful. In fact, many of the most talented programmers I know are self-taught!
If you want to learn how to code (or even improve your current skills) this blog post is for you!
The best way to learn programming is by starting small and working your way up.
Start with HTML/CSS before moving onto something more challenging like Python or Java.
My favorite way to learn programming is with Khan Academy.
It’s free and I’ve been using it for years!
Another great resource is Codecademy, which has interactive lessons you can do right in your browser.
You don’t need a computer science degree to use these resources – they’re designed so that anyone can start learning how to code today!”
You may not be able to sit down at the first time of asking and write an entire blog post from scratch, but by following this process you’ll eventually get there. The key thing here is repetition: keep going back over what you have written until it makes sense on its own without needing explanation or reference points; every time you go through the process, you’ll get better at it.
You should now have a list of bullet points for your long-form blog post content. We’ll get to the formatting part in just a moment, but before we do that I want you to look at the following paragraph and think about how it would work as an introduction:
I’m a self-taught programmer, and this blog post is about my experiences of learning to code. I’ve been using the Codeacademy courses for around six months now (and completed all their programming tracks), and in that time have gone from struggling with basic concepts like loops and conditional statements to writing my own exploratory scripts, which I find both fun and rewarding.
If you were going to introduce your article as above, what would be the first sentence? How many sentences should follow it? What kind of information will need explaining or referencing before it’s complete without referring back?
This blog post is about my experiences of learning how to code: * The Codeacademy course has helped me understand programming logic. * I’ve been using the Codeacademy courses for around six months now, and in that time have gone from struggling with basic concepts like loops and conditional statements to writing my own exploratory scripts, which I find both fun and rewarding.
What else should be included in this article? What’s missing that would make it a complete post on the subject of learning to code from scratch through Codeacademy? The course has helped me understand programming logic. It took me about six months on average full-time hours per week (plus weekends) but after finishing all their tracks here are some things I now know: loops, conditional statements and how to write my own exploratory scripts which I find both fun and rewarding.
Is there anything you want to change or add before moving onto the next section of content? No changes so far. Moving onto next paragraph!
I’ve been working hard at getting better and faster at programming. I’ve been studying, practicing and using the lessons from Codeacademy to build an understanding of logic for loops as well as conditional statements like if else conditionals.
I’m still trying really hard at this but it’s rewarding because i can see progress! It took me about six months on average full-time hours per week (plus weekends) but after finishing all their tracks here are some things I now know: loops, conditional statements and how to write my own exploratory scripts which I find both fun and rewarding.
What is code?
The first thing to know is that programming (or coding) is a form of writing. The “code” you write can be read by the computer, and follow instructions written in code.
For example if I wanted to change how someone’s name looks on your screen after typing it into this box:
I would need to use some lines of code like this:
name = input(“please enter your first and last name”)
print(“Hello,”, name + “, nice meeting you!”) #this line says print out Hello followed by person’s full names so for example if their name was John Smith i would get ‘Hi my name is JohnSmith’ printed onto the screen!
You’ll notice that there are two
What is a line of code?
A “line” (or single command) of code typically starts with an instruction, followed by some data. For example: print(“Hello,”) would just print out the words “Hello.” on your screen – which means you need to type in something else after that if you want anything different to happen! The next thing could be a variable or expression like this: input(“please enter your first and last name”) . This will ask for someone’s full name and then do what was written after the equals sign afterwards. Once we get to the third part of our sentence it looks like this:
A line of code is a set of instructions, written so that your computer can understand it.
Blog Post Value:
This blog post discusses what exactly lines of code are and gives the reader several examples. This content is perfect for someone who has never coded before because they will learn about how programming works in general! If you’re an experienced coder this might not be as helpful to you but feel free to read anyways 🙂