IN THIS CHAPTER
Discovering the process programmers follow when coding
Understanding the different roles people play to create a program
Picking tools to start coding offline or online
“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.”
— WALT DISNEY
Programming is a skill that can be learned by anyone. You might be a student in college wondering how to start learning or a professional hoping to find a new job or improve your performance at your current job. In just about every case, the best way to grasp how to code is pretty straightforward:
In this chapter, you discover the process every programmer follows when programming, and the different roles programmers play to create a program (or, more commonly these days, to create an app). You also find out about the tools to use when coding either offline or online.
Writing code is much like painting, furniture making, or cooking — it isn’t always obvious how the end product was created. However, all programs, even mysterious ones, are created using a process. Here are two of the most popular ...