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Java is a sought-after programming language that is commonly used for building both small and enterprise-level server-side applications. If you are a newcomer with no programming background and you want to begin your journey in software development, Java is a good jumping-off point. It is beginner-friendly and boasts a large and thriving community you can expect support from. Besides, learning this programming language will surely make you an in-demand specialist in the future.

In this post, I will explain how to learn Java step by step and become a proficient developer. So, let’s get started.

1. Choose Online Resources to Start

With the rapid development of…


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Programming offers a lot of benefits. Many people want to learn it, but making the first move is quite difficult. The coding universe might seem daunting from a distance, and a lot of people tend to turn away because they don’t know how to learn and understand so many things. If you wish to learn the art of programming, you need to choose a starting point. Just a decade or so ago, it was incredibly confusing. But today it’s pretty simple.

There are many fairly affordable and even free courses that you can subscribe for to learn how to program…


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The older we get, the more often we think that it’s too late for us to learn new things, especially coding. We are sure that our brain doesn’t work as it used to work in the youth and we won’t be able to grasp nuances of programming. In other words, we write ourselves off. But, the truth is that we all can learn Java and other languages regardless of how old we are.

I’ve met a lot of people in my life who started to learn coding at a mature age. And they succeeded because people at their age see…


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The pandemic situation is the point when many people face the difficulties of remote work. It is also forcing more and more students to study at home. How to learn Java and other programming languages at home, when no one is around to watch over you? In this case, you have to acquire not only distance learning skills but time management and self-control.

I’ve got good news for you! You can definitely handle it. I prepared some tips on how to improve self-learning skills based on my experience as a Java self-learner. …


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As a beginner programmer, you might often hear how fun coding is from your peers. When I talk to senior developers, they share a lot of reasons for why they love what they do so much — the field challenges you constantly, it’s highly stimulating, and the thrill of building new things from scratch and seeing your code is hard to compare to anything else.

The way experienced programmers feel about coding can be summarized with this quote from Linus Torvalds:

“Most good programmers do programming not because they expect to get paid or get adulation from the public, but…


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Thanks to the advent of technology, code learning is now accessible. Therefore, the number of people who want to build a career that requires coding skills is growing fast. Although, now is the best time for learning, it still often happens that today’s students may not get time to use computers to practice, so that’s why mobile devices have come in handy. Students can download coding apps on their mobile devices, and start learning the art of coding immediately. For your insight, below are the best code learning apps I compiled for you.

Best Mobile Apps For Learning Code From Scratch

Udacity


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As a seasoned Java tutor, I can see that through the years Java is still one of the top popular languages. The recent TIOBE Index supports the evidence. This language remains to be one of the most in-demand in the job market. That’s why many people are trying to learn it and become a Java developer.

The good news is that Java is possible to learn by yourself with the help of some great online resources. In case you spend enough time and effort on the studies, of course!

So if you made up your mind to master this technology…


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The consensus in the programming world is that Java is one of the prime languages for kickstarting your software development career. However, many beginners struggle to find the right platform for learning it. If you’re in these shoes, you’ll be glad to know that this piece was specially prepared for you.

I have carefully curated a list of the top platforms/courses for learning Java based on several years of the learning experience. But before delving into the courses, I’d like to share some programming tips I wish I knew when I began my journey. …

Alex Vypirailenko

Head of support by day, Java learner by night.

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