Like I said in my post about starting over, I’m learning to code. While learning to code, I’m going to write small posts talking about what I’m learning (and how).
I was tempted to call this “Road to Code #0”, but that joke is only funny to programmers.
“Learning to code” is pretty vague, and can mean many things. Rather than try to learn it all, I’m focusing on web development.
First, I’m learning what’s called Front End Development (developing the parts of a website people see), and then learning the other parts of web development (the “Back End”) later.
There are so many resources for learning these languages, but there are a few that I’m focusing on right now.
The first resource I’m using is a course on Udemy called The Web Developer Bootcamp 2021.
It’s extremely popular, very highly rated, and inexpensive. Plus, the reviews that compare this course to other popular Udemy courses say it’s one of the best courses you can take for web development.
It’s a big course, and many reviews said it’s best to treat the course like a side job, or even a full-time job. So that’s what I’m planning to do over the next few months.
I’m in the first sections of the course right now, and so far it’s going pretty well (but I know it will get harder later on).
While I’m doing that, I’m also reading a book called HTML and CSS: Design and Build Websites by Jon Duckett. It’s the highest rated book on HTML and CSS I could find, and is still being used today even though it’s on the older side.
The journey begins now.