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Category Getting Started

Learn to Code online: the Ultimate List

I realised that my first post on learning to code is almost 2 years old! Instead of updating the previous one, I decided to make a new list with even more resources. And, this one is up-to-date! So if you want to learn how to code, look no further! What

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Getting started: the best way to learn JavaScript

A couple months ago I received the following question from this website: What is in your opinion the best way to learn JavaScript? I think it might be a good idea to share my answer with you. I think it depends if you’re new to coding or if you’re an

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Introduction to Git

At one point, if you’re getting more experienced with programming, you’ll be introduced to version control. And I think the most used form is Git. Git is a version control system that runs in command line interface.  You can work on the same (code)projects together at the same time, without

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10 ways to stay focused

“I really want to learn more and I love coding, but I’m having trouble concentrating.  Do you have any advice?”.    I’m receiving a lot of questions like the one above and there’s one thing I should mention: yes, I know how you feel! Don’t worry, it’s normal. I know there are

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How to get started: 5 great tips on learning to code

If you’re following the Spotlight series, you might know that I always ask the interviewees if they have any advise for everyone who is interested in a career in tech or learning to code. The answers to this questions are definitely worth sharing some more. I wrote a small recap

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How to turn your ideas into reality

This week I’m trying something ‘new’: I’m publishing a guestblog! This blog is written by Tim de Klerk and it’s about idea development and turning your ideas into reality. Do you have a great idea about a business, a tool or a product and would you like to know how your idea

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Learn to Code: the Open Source way

  There are many ways to get started with programming. Some people choose an education at a University, some people take (online) programming courses, and others read many, many books. However, there are other ways. Let’s call this way the Open Source Way. What I call The Open Source Way of

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How to get started: What is your goal?

So, you’re a total newbie to coding and don’t know where to start? Before you dive into coding, it’s useful to keep some things in mind. What is your goal? Before you dive right into programming, I think it’s important to ask yourself why you want to learn how to code and what you

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6 Free Online Coding Resources To Get You Started

So, you are inspired and motivated to start coding. Where do you begin? I know that the internet offers a lot of online coding resources and tools to get you started and it can be overwhelming. To help you on your way, I’ll introduce 6 Free resources that can (and will!) help

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