Do Yourself a Favor. Learn to Code. (Then Teach Me.)
Many of us consume the language of coding every single day, without ever knowing it. Just as basic computer skills have become a tool for survival, so will the programming language. Many traditional professions and even new disciplines will need to add a basic understanding of code to stay relevant. This is especially true in Web marketing. If you have a career in digital marketing, understanding code gives new perspective to what you do every day. Take your skill set to a new level; find out how you can get started with an education in coding now.
How can you help non-programmers understand the development process?
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If you’re in a profession that outsiders tend to not understand, you better think of a lot of different ways to explain what it is you do. Enter programming. In this post, the author compiles tips on how to make programming a digestible topic to non-techy people.
How I Learned To Code
You want to learn how to code for Internet marketing and you’re overwhelmed. Find out how one woman was able to piece together a complete education on her own. Through online university courses, in-person workshops and coding boot camps, Natasha Murashev learned the ropes of coding, and has tips for choosing classes in this post.
Why I Taught My Daughter To Code (A Little)
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In this post by Jon Galloway, he discusses coding as a language that we will all need to understand in the near future. Just like any language, knowing the basics can get you far. Discover what happened when he spent just eight hours teaching code to his 11-year-old daughter.
So you want to learn to code
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The demand for programmers and the amount of people who want to learn how to code for Internet marketing is high. But this author warns that booms are usually followed by busts. Mike Howard explains why having a Plan B is an important and often-overlooked step in becoming a programming pro.
Why learning to code is not just a horrible trend
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Just because you want to learn coding does not mean you have to become a programmer. This is the argument author Natt Garlin makes in this post highlighting just some of the benefits of coding outside a career. Among the perks? Critical thinking skills you can apply daily.