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Practical Guide For Newbies That Wants To Learn How To Code. by ReactJs(m): 4:48pm On May 07, 2020
Hey guys. I’ve always been reading topics and posts on this section from the sidelines so i thought I’d create an account and contribute a couple of things. This post is aimed at answering a couple of questions as to what programming language you should learn and the mode of learning with the highest ROI.

First things first, i see a lot of guys here that try to discourage newbies from going into web development. It is for this singular reason that i really decided to make this post.

What Language should you begin with?

There is no one correct answer to this question. To be able to make an informed decision in relation to this important question, you need to focus on 2 things. First thing is why you’re thinking of learning to code plus what you intent to do with the language you might end up choosing.
The second thing comes after you’ve answered the first which is the Numbers of the surrounding the language you choose. The numbers of active GitHub repositories and the numbers of remote jobs listing that ‘this’ language has.

WEB, MOBILE or DESKTOP?

If you want to answer this based on the second parameter that we assigned to the “What language should you begin with question” , no other form on programming comes close to web-based programming in numbers(all ramifications ). The web is now very very different what it was 5-10 years ago. Hell! It’s even different from what it was 2 years ago . I know over a lot of guys that are in Europe today through the power of JavaScript! I myself did an interview for a firm in the U.S couple of months ago but i didn’t get the job based on falling off short in some few points that would take me to the final round. I have a couple of tests from 2 firms in Europe that i haven’t taken yet. It’s just there sitting in my mailbox waiting till I’m ready for the assessment. What I’m really trying to say is, the web provides a huge opportunity both local and international if you’re really really good at what you do! As a side note, JavaScript happens to be the language that dominates the web (do with this side-note information what you will )


MODE OF LEARNING?
Again, a lot of guys here tell newbies not to learn from YouTube tutorials. I cringe when i see this and I’ll tell you why .

The best way to learn introductory concepts of programming is YOUTUBE/UDEMY! Eventually if programming is your calling, your instincts will push you to search for more information on the tutorials that you’ve watched which will in turn lead to reading of books and articles. In this way, you’re already Hot for clarity and knowledge which makes reading and assimilation almost seamless.
Do not put the cart before the horse.

I think I’ll stop here for now . If there’s any other thing you’d like me to add let me know in the comments and I’ll respond when i can. Stay safe!

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Re: Practical Guide For Newbies That Wants To Learn How To Code. by tensazangetsu20(m): 5:13pm On May 07, 2020
ReactJs:
Hey guys. I’ve always been reading topics and posts on this section from the sidelines so i thought I’d create an account and contribute a couple of things. This post is aimed at answering a couple of questions as to what programming language you should learn and the mode of learning with the highest ROI.

First things first, i see a lot of guys here that try to discourage newbies from going into web development. It is for this singular reason that i really decided to make this post.

What Language should you begin with?

There is no one correct answer to this question. To be able to make an informed decision in relation to this important question, you need to focus on 2 things. First thing is why you’re thinking of learning to code plus what you intent to do with the language you might end up choosing.
The second thing comes after you’ve answered the first which is the Numbers of the surrounding the language you choose. The numbers of active GitHub repositories and the numbers of remote jobs listing that ‘this’ language has.

WEB, MOBILE or DESKTOP?

If you want to answer this based on the second parameter that we assigned to the “What language should you begin with question” , no other form on programming comes close to web-based programming in numbers(all ramifications ). The web is now very very different what it was 5-10 years ago. Hell! It’s even different from what it was 2 years ago . I know over a lot of guys that are in Europe today through the power of JavaScript! I myself did an interview for a firm in the U.S couple of months ago but i didn’t get the job based on falling off short in some few points that would take me to the final round. I have a couple of tests from 2 firms in Europe that i haven’t taken yet. It’s just there sitting in my mailbox waiting till I’m ready for the assessment. What I’m really trying to say is, the web provides a huge opportunity both local and international if you’re really really good at what you do! As a side note, JavaScript happens to be the language that dominates the web (do with this side-note information what you will )


MODE OF LEARNING?
Again, a lot of guys here tell newbies not to learn from YouTube tutorials. I cringe when i see this and I’ll tell you why .

The best way to learn introductory concepts of programming is YOUTUBE/UDEMY! Eventually if programming is your calling, your instincts will push you to search for more information on the tutorials that you’ve watched which will in turn lead to reading of books and articles. In this way, you’re already Hot for clarity and knowledge which makes reading and assimilation almost seamless.
Do not put the cart before the horse.

I think I’ll stop here for now . If there’s any other thing you’d like me to add let me know in the comments and I’ll respond when i can. Stay safe!
Op this comment should have gone on the other thread honestly. Everything is going to be web based in the next 10 years and JavaScript is the language of the web even Blockchain a hot upcoming field uses solidity which is basically JavaScript on steroids. In the coming years, most applications are all going to be web based and guess what their front end will be all be written JavaScript.
Re: Practical Guide For Newbies That Wants To Learn How To Code. by DriggityDre: 3:46am On May 08, 2020
I advise you guys go deeper and check out these kind of threads. Use the Internet, do some research. First, determine which aspect of programming you want to major in. The internet could help greatly in choosing your first language, as well.
cc whitelotus omoowhe
Check out this thread.
Re: Practical Guide For Newbies That Wants To Learn How To Code. by DriggityDre: 3:22pm On May 08, 2020
cc Vecto Mekaprime
Check out this thread.
Re: Practical Guide For Newbies That Wants To Learn How To Code. by TechCapon(m): 5:49pm On May 08, 2020
ReactJs:
Hey guys. I’ve always been reading topics and posts on this section from the sidelines so i thought I’d create an account and contribute a couple of things. This post is aimed at answering a couple of questions as to what programming language you should learn and the mode of learning with the highest ROI.

First things first, i see a lot of guys here that try to discourage newbies from going into web development. It is for this singular reason that i really decided to make this post.

What Language should you begin with?

There is no one correct answer to this question. To be able to make an informed decision in relation to this important question, you need to focus on 2 things. First thing is why you’re thinking of learning to code plus what you intent to do with the language you might end up choosing.
The second thing comes after you’ve answered the first which is the Numbers of the surrounding the language you choose. The numbers of active GitHub repositories and the numbers of remote jobs listing that ‘this’ language has.

WEB, MOBILE or DESKTOP?

If you want to answer this based on the second parameter that we assigned to the “What language should you begin with question” , no other form on programming comes close to web-based programming in numbers(all ramifications ). The web is now very very different what it was 5-10 years ago. Hell! It’s even different from what it was 2 years ago . I know over a lot of guys that are in Europe today through the power of JavaScript! I myself did an interview for a firm in the U.S couple of months ago but i didn’t get the job based on falling off short in some few points that would take me to the final round. I have a couple of tests from 2 firms in Europe that i haven’t taken yet. It’s just there sitting in my mailbox waiting till I’m ready for the assessment. What I’m really trying to say is, the web provides a huge opportunity both local and international if you’re really really good at what you do! As a side note, JavaScript happens to be the language that dominates the web (do with this side-note information what you will )


MODE OF LEARNING?
Again, a lot of guys here tell newbies not to learn from YouTube tutorials. I cringe when i see this and I’ll tell you why .

The best way to learn introductory concepts of programming is YOUTUBE/UDEMY! Eventually if programming is your calling, your instincts will push you to search for more information on the tutorials that you’ve watched which will in turn lead to reading of books and articles. In this way, you’re already Hot for clarity and knowledge which makes reading and assimilation almost seamless.
Do not put the cart before the horse.

I think I’ll stop here for now . If there’s any other thing you’d like me to add let me know in the comments and I’ll respond when i can. Stay safe!
nice post. How did you apply for foreign jobs?
Re: Practical Guide For Newbies That Wants To Learn How To Code. by DriggityDre: 11:13pm On May 08, 2020
morainez:
I'm interested too
First, determine which aspect of programming you want to major in.
Re: Practical Guide For Newbies That Wants To Learn How To Code. by Nobody: 7:49pm On May 09, 2020
DriggityDre:

First, determine which aspect of programming you want to major in.
I am learning cybersec. My IT background is more of system administration. I downloaded some books and videos on python so I am learning python now albeit slowly. Guy the stuff is boring.
Re: Practical Guide For Newbies That Wants To Learn How To Code. by DriggityDre: 7:54pm On May 09, 2020
morainez:

I am learning cybersec. My IT background is more of system administration. I downloaded some books and videos on python so I am learning python now albeit slowly. Guy the stuff is boring.
Hehehe. Should it be interesting before? grin.
If it was, plenty people would've learnt programming.
All you need is sheer determination. Just practice frequently.
When you start creating projects, it would seem easier and cooler cool

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