Hello World: Want to be a developer? Learn how to learn
Over the past five years, I’ve had the opportunity to teach coding to veterans who have varying degrees of education and experience. As such, newbies from all walks of life trying to get their eureka moment would always ask me, “How do I learn how to code?” The first hurdle to learning how to code is learning how to learn.
Learning how to learn is a subject where a lot of time and research has been devoted to. People spend thousands of dollars a year trying to figure out the optimum way to quickly learn, retain and apply knowledge to make them smarter or more employeable.
Learning itself is a habit like cooking, running, or budgeting, it will get rusty and it will be harder when you try to use it again. With…
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