15 Jan '13, 4pm

four tips for learning how to program (this is the way I taught myself ruby on rails a few years ago)

One of my favourite learning tools at the moment is actually writing questions for Stack Overflow, however I never actually end up posting them. I find that the process of writing them makes me cover my bases (I don’t want to look like a fool) and I, in turn, realise something I’ve missed, or something I haven’t tried. I expect this is a similar mental process to writing blog posts. I struggled for many years trying to program, I wanted to do it very much and read books on Basic, C, C++, Java, but I could never get anywhere. The problem I had is tip 1, I never had a project. I’d read the books, and do all the exercises, but half way through the book I’d forget what I’d done in the early chapters and so by the end I’d have a lot of information but no clue how to stick it together into something useful. The breakthrough actually came with Rails. I had a website idea I wanted...

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