A Question of Code

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What is the best strategy to adopt when you have to master a new language?

Show Notes

Having started his new job, Ed has discovered he'll need to learn C#. He's already learned a few different languages, notably Python, and has dipped his toe into the world of C++. So how should he approach having to learn yet another programming language? It's something most developers have to do fairly regularly, so are there any techniques and tips and tricks to help make the process easier? Find out in this week's pedagogical instalment of A Question of Code.

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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?