Which programming language to learn for beginners? #code #coding #progamming

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Ever since graduating college, I’ve always had an interest in technology.  In fact, it probably started before college when I got my first Commodore 64.  However, a busy life and other hobbies have always led me to pursue those passions over my technological curiosity.  Well, now that I’m in a great place in my life to explore other venues and really use my creativity to explore…I want to know where to start!

So, I went to Google (of course!).

Radar: Which Language Should You Learn First? –> Javascript

Lifehacker: 5 Best Programming Languages for First-time Learners –> Java, Ruby, Python, C/C++, Javascript

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Lifehacker: Which programming language should I learn first?

The Next Web: Best programming languages breakdown

Bento: Showcases the best resources for learning to code  –> Bento

Best Programming Languages to Learn 2014 –> Java, C, C++, Python, C#, PHP, JavaScript, Ruby…

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Which programming language to learn for beginners?

When starting something new… ask the experts!

Ever since graduating college, I’ve always had an interest in technology.  In fact, it probably started before college when I got my first Commodore 64.  However, a busy life and other hobbies have always led me to pursue those passions over my technological curiosity.  Well, now that I’m in a great place in my life to explore other venues and really use my creativity to explore…I want to know where to start!

So, I went to Google (of course!).

Radar: Which Language Should You Learn First? –> Javascript

Lifehacker: 5 Best Programming Languages for First-time Learners –> Java, Ruby, Python, C/C++, Javascript

Screen Shot 2015-02-28 at 11.41.59 AM

Lifehacker: Which programming language should I learn first?

The Next Web: Best programming languages breakdown

GitHub: 15 most popular programming languages

Bento: Showcases the best resources for learning to code  –> Bento

Best Programming Languages to Learn 2014 –> Java, C, C++, Python, C#, PHP, JavaScript, Ruby, R, MATLAB

Business Insider: Best Programming Languages to Learn –> Python, Javascript, Ruby, HTML

Quora: What’s the best programming language for a beginner?

ITWorld: Best programming language to learn first –> Java, C#, Python, PHP, Ruby

Hackishword: The 10 Most Important Programming Languages Ever


Here is What I Choose to Learn:

  1. HTML/CSS (good to get the basics!)
  2. Python
  3. Java
  4. Ruby
  5. PHP
  6. C

The Viking Code School: The Beginner’s Dilemma: Your first 100 hours of code

Always Learning: best resources for learning programming and design


Resources to Learn to Code:


 Resources to Practice Coding:

Resources Once Coding


Now that I’m learning the basics, I need a place to practice and write code.  So again, I reach out to Google and discover various articles glamorizing each application.

Make Tech Easier: Best Code Editor Apps for Mac

Lifehacker: The Best Programming Editor for Mac

GitTower: Finding the Right Text Editor

After reading these articles, I’m going with Sublime Text… unless anyone has better recommendations?  I’m definitely open to outside opinion since I’m a newbie!

Starting to learn to code was a good idea

writing with the stethoscope

I admit, tech-entrepreneur hype took over me when I was in my last year of medical school. I do not remember how I started to read about entrepreneurship, it just occured. I am Forbes, FastCompany, Entrepreneur… magazine subscriber and it is being very inspirational reading through some of the success stories in mentioned articles. Aha, I remember now. it was when I read this article by Vinod Khosla: Technology will replace 80 % of what doctors do. 

As a medical student I was not keen about the idea. After all I spend long years studying medicine and now computers will take over our position. I remember being so absorbed in studies that I barely had time to think or do anything else. I do not regret it but I do think that having broader picture of how world function is not bad idea at all. Let’s go back to the…

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