There are some beautiful things about learning a programming language:
- You can create instead of just accepting what someone else gives you.
- It helps you troubleshoot problems with someone else’s applications.
- Computer languages are free, just like how no one charges you to speak English or Spanish.
The trouble is knowing where to start when learning a computer language.
It’s a brilliant website that walks you through step-by-step lessons on how to program and, more than that, has you try out the code as you read. The creators of Codecademy understand that doing something is a very effective way to learn something. Try it out. It’s free.