How To Start Programming (Beginner’s Guide)

I know you have questions like “I want to become a computer programmer, but I don’t how to get started“, “I want to become this or that, but I have not clued.” OR you have any others things you want to learn but don’t know how to get started.

But what? In this generation, you can now learn almost anything on the internet. Over the past few years, I have learned so much of skills by myself especially in computer programming including web development, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Machine Learning, WordPress Development, Web Design and so many more.

Learning programming isn’t difficult. Many people don’t know where to get start, what to learn and where to learn it. Here is your step-by-step guide to getting started, getting good, and mastering Computer Programming.

Get stuck and struggle when learning to programming?

During my journey into self-taught programming, I have come across most of the things you are facing now. I know you might wonder how can you learn programming and become a great programmer.

With tons of programming language in the market, you don’t know what you should learn and what can it do. I know it doesn’t matter, right? You just want to start to learn programming immediately without any goal yet, right? If yes, this is the one you should start at.

Learn from My Mistakes

Avoid the same mistakes and pitfalls I made when studying computer programming.

As I too often to see developers and students:

  1. Wasting Their Time
  2. Studying the wrong things
  3. And struggling to get started with Programming

Many people misunderstand learning to program required all these requirements. But the truth is…

  • You don’t need to have a degree in computer science or any related field
  • You don’t need to be a computer expert to get start

I thought that way once, and let me tell you, I was dead wrong.

All you need is a willingness to learn.

Now, don’t get me wrong — having a degree in computer science or mathematics won’t hurt anything.

Does that sound like you?

Trust me, getting started with Programming and writing high quality code is easier than you think.

I created this website to show you what I believe is the best way to get your start.

Follow me and I promise you’ll find your way to becoming good programmer enlightenment.

You Can Learn Programming

To get started all you need is a set of tutorials that not only thoughtfully and meticulously present of programming but also provides implementations of them.

Sounds perfect, right?

If that sounds like you, I’ve got good news.

That’s exactly what you’ll on my website.

Start Your First Programming Language

Starting your first programming language is one of the hardest decision to do as a beginner. With a ton of programming language out there, you might feel like you didn’t know which programming to learn and what should you learn.

If you are completely beginners and didn’t know what to learn. There are two highly recommend programming language I would recommend to start from which is JavaScript or Python.

Each of them has each strength, either JavaScript or Python is good to start with. If you are completely beginners that didn’t know what your goal, then I suggest you go for JavaScript because it’s one of the most popular programming language that most programmers learned before.

JavaScript

JavaScript is one of the widely used programming language in the world for many years, even until today, It’s still one of the most popular programming language.

As JavaScript is mostly used for front end development, I would recommend you to learn the web fundamentals that help you to understanding of how web works.

As a beginner, It’s highly recommend to from HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

Learning HTML and CSS that help to understand the website structures and building beautiful website with CSS before learning JavaScript.

Once you are got the fundamental of HTML and CSS, then you are good to go for JavaScript.

The Best Way To Learn Programming

Learn HTML

Learn CSS

Learn JavaScript

Once you are ready to learn JavaScript, try to understand the JavaScript fundamental like the syntax and semantics. It’s highly recommend learning all the basics and master the concepts as followings.

  • JavaScript Fundamentals
  • JavaScript Variable
  • JavaScript Comments
  • JavaScript Data Types
  • JavaScript Comparisons Operator
  • JavaScript Logical Operators
  • JavaScript Loops
  • JavaScript Strings
  • JavaScript Arrays
  • JavaScript Objects
  • JavaScript Functions

Once you get good at programming, then you might try to learn data structures.

Go Deeper with JavaScript

After finishing HTML, CSS and JavaScript, here are a few things that you can learn.

Portfolio

Want to know what you have learned and how it can put it in use in real-world immediately, right? You can put what you’ve learned previously in real-world practicing by building a portfolio.

By building a portfolio, you will immediately get to know what your lack of and how it can be applied in real-world scenario.

Building a decent portfolio may immediately get to know what your employers looking for. It’s a great strategy for you to stand out above and ahead of the crowd, especially when you apply for a job. 

There are a few projects ideas I would recommend you to try before building advance one.

  • Build A Calculator
  • Mockup a Website

Be sure you store your portfolio in somewhere. It’s recommend you push your portfolio in GitHub if possible.

Become a Better Coder

During my journey into self-taught programming, I have come across most of the things you are facing now. I know you might wonder how can you learn to program and become a great programmer.

Many beginner programmers write code that just works without caring about future readability and maintainability. Not because they don’t want to write good code, it’s because they totally have no ideas of what good code and bad code are.

Join My Free 6-Day Training

This is an 6-Day Email Course that help you to get start of writing better code.

This course we will help you get started to understand what is code quality and how important to write better code.

JavaScript Code Optimization Training

More and more programmers will soon be born. Writing a high-quality code also becomes increasingly important. If you have no idea to write a quality code for your software, enroll to JavaScript Code Optimization Training. you’ll have a great big step to be a great programmer!

In this course, we will help you to get better with JavaScript. We will talk and analyst about many JavaScript code situations that the code are bad or not.

Over 50+ Hand-Picked JavaScript Tips and Tricks.

Everything you learned from here, you can apply immediately to an actual world practical scenario.

We will encounter many new situations while talking about the how’s, the whys and the what that we use to improve them.

You will also learn in from the real-world examples

Apply What You’ve Learned To Your Project

Last but not least, don’t forget to optimize your code when building the project.

Taking code review to your project that you write previously or someone else projects. If took my JavaScript Code Optimization course, I believe you will find there are tons of improvement on your project. Apply them to your project and make your project stand out.

If you can find something to refactored, it means you’ve learned something. Otherwise, move back to the previous steps.

Never Stop Learning

Once you had built your portfolio. You could consider of building more portfolio or continue of learning new framework, it’s all depending on your goal. Everyone has difference goal, right? But what, Never Stop Learning!

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