In This Chapter
Learning the process programmers follow when coding
Seeing the different roles people play to create a program
Picking tools to starting coding offline or online
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
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 learn how to code is to
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, an “app”). You also learn 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. Two of the most popular processes used today are