In the previous post, we discussed how to be actively engaged when working through a coding tutorial. In this final installment, we will talk about how to solidify your knowledge by applying what you learn. … Continue reading →
In the last part of this series, we discussed why and how to break tutorials down into smaller pieces. That was the first key to effectively learning from coding and development tutorials. The next key … Continue reading →
In a previous blog post I wrote about GDevelop, I mentioned shorter tutorial sessions. Rather than doing a whole tutorial in one sitting, it’s usually better to focus on completing and really understanding a few … Continue reading →
A common problem I’ve seen with learners is that they spend a lot of time doing development tutorials, but they never really learn anything from them. If they had to do a similar project on … Continue reading →
As I mentioned in my previous post, I’ve spent time learning GDevelop game engine lately. It might seem obvious, but doing the official GDevelop tutorials has been an important part of my routine. In my … Continue reading →
Are you taking a computer science course, studying for a programming certification, attending a code boot camp, or learning on your own? Do you need some help improving your exam and assignment grades and confidence? … Continue reading →
Debugging is a critical skill for software developers and programmers, but it is not often taught well in many computer science classes. This guide gets you started on your way to becoming a more effective … Continue reading →
When you’re learning a programming language, you need to do practice problems. Even if you don’t have much free time, short, regular practice sessions are better than long, infrequent sessions. If you have a break … Continue reading →
If you saw my last post on programming study tips, you know how much I emphasize programming practice. If you need extra practice with Python and Java coding problems, check out CodingBat.com. Created by Nick … Continue reading →
It’s that time of year again. If you’re panicking about computer science finals or the AP Computer Science exam, take a moment to calm down, and then check out these tips. If you need more … Continue reading →
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