A Question of Code

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Summary

If the best way to learn is by doing, what should you actually do?

Show Notes

We think that the best way to learn *is* by doing (it works for us, but your milage may vary). So when you are learning to code, what should you be doing? What are good things to build when you're just starting out? It's all well and good to say "Just Build Websites" *(©️ shoptalkshowdotcom)*, but *what* websites?

So what do we think you should build? Do we think different types of project are useful for complete beginners and those with a little bit more experience under their belt? What did we work on when we were first learning? And what do with think are the characteristics of a great self-driven project for learning? Find out all this and more in this week's gorgeous instalment of A Question of Code.

What is A Question of Code?

A newbie coder and a seasoned veteran discuss the questions that always come up when someone begins learning to code.

Ed is looking at getting a career in programming and has been learning to code for just over a year. During this time he’s been building up a stack of questions that keep coming up from other newbie coders. Luckily, he’s got someone he can ask for help: Tom. Tom’s a seasoned coder, having worked in the industry for a few years now and has all the answers Ed needs, or does he?