Ok, so technically you don’t have to understand computer science in order to program. In fact, I worked as a freelance programmer for years before I read my first book on computer science.
Understanding the basics of computer science will help you become a better programmer, though. Once you know how to think like a computer scientist, you’ll be able to compose more efficient, more effective programs. Maybe you’ll even be able to get paid more! 🤑
I’m going to explain some computer science concepts, starting at a very basic level, to help things make more…
Two days later I had a completely unwieldy outline for a tutorial program that would have taken months if not years to write, in keeping with my general tendency to plan enormous projects I will probably never finish. I kept it for posterity, although the current series will almost certainly be far more modest. 😉
Fluent interfaces are a beautiful thing.
I mean, when you take something like this:
And compare it to this:
And doesn’t the second example feel more like the actual HTML fragment the code is creating? …
You’ve heard the statistics.
You’ve seen the headlines.
You know becoming a web developer, data scientist, or software engineer is more than just a trend; it’s one of the if not the fastest growing professions in the world today.
Especially if you don’t have a background in computer science or engineering?
For those of us who don’t have tens of thousands of dollars to spend on training, not to mention the years of study it can take to earn a degree, it can seem like a dream just out of reach.
Coding bootcamps and other, similar programs try to fill…
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