Learn How To Write Code - And Enjoy It!
- Coding lets you create your own games and applications.
- Coding can be worth a high salary if you’re looking for a job instead.
I’ve been doing this for almost 30 years and you know what? It doesn’t really seem like work to me. Or to other software development engineers that I’ve worked with.
It doesn’t take a lot of math. You just need to get started and Take Up Code lets you learn at your own pace over time.
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Easily get your computer ready for coding. Then dive into C++ fundamentals from the very beginning. Learn everything you need to understand C++ without getting into a lot of theory. It’s practical and introduces each topic at the right time.
Get everything in the preview plus the remaining chapters that build a text-based adventure game. This will show you how to turn your fundamental knowledge into valuable software. Learn how to apply what you know by following along as we build up a game from an empty project. See all the changes and how they relate.
How about you?
Would you like to work on high-tech projects that you enjoy?
You can learn this and it really only takes a desire to improve your skills.
Just like Alain says below. He went from absolute beginner to writing two games in his first month. I remember him telling me how much he enjoyed the classes and also how it made him feel like he was actually doing something.
Takeupcode was one of the coolest thing ever, Wahid is a walking encyclopedia. I was able to build two games during my first month of coding. I recommend using take up code, you won’t regret it.
TakeUpCode classes have been extremely beneficial for me in my journey to learn C++. Wahid is more than willing to go the extra mile in making sure you understand each step before moving on, which allows for thorough comprehension of the program you are building. I would recommend TakeUpCode classes to anyone that wants to learn how to code from a patient and very knowledgeable instructor.
TakeUpCode classes have provided me with a strong foundation in C++ and C# programming. The instructor has the experience and patience needed to make programming accessible to beginning programmers and is always willing to make the extra effort necessary to ensure a student’s understanding. I would recommend a TakeUpCode class to anyone looking for a more personalised resource on the path to becoming a programmer.
How Do You Get Started With Coding?
The most important part is to begin. Coding is a skill that takes time to learn and should be done in small steps over time. You have the options here to:
- Click here to get a free email course that will show you how to build a word guessing game,
- Click here to listen to 300 free podcast episodes that are usually about 10 minutes so you can learn anytime you have a few spare minutes.
- Are you curious if you’ll like coding? Or if you’ll be good at coding? Click here to take a short quiz to see if coding is a good fit for you.
- Click the button below to claim a free preview of the first three chapters of the eBook, “How To Code C++ From A Simple Idea To A Game You’ll Understand!”
What do real listeners have to say about the Take Up Code podcast?
These are some comments from listeners of the Take Up Code podcast on iTunes. You can find these reviews posted on Apple’s iTunes system.
These are only a few of the great comments.
Thank you, listeners!
There’s over 40 detailed reviews like these and over 70 5-star ratings.
I’m a never before coder wanting to expand my skill set as computers are involved in EVERYTHING now. Wahid takes a complicated subject and makes it easy to understand in nice little informational nuggets.
I am relatively late to learning about how computers and programming works but have started college classes and have begun learning. I have grown to love the Take Up Code podcasts because Mr. Tanner breaks down topics to a basic-level but without losing depth in the reason for learning that topic or its uses. I am so glad to have found these podcasts!
Wahid Tanner does a great job explaining complex topics in a way that makes sense. He provides a unique mix of high-level discussion and in-depth exploration into each topic. I especially like how he gives context to the way things work and explains why certain conventions are followed instead of just saying “that’s just how it is”. Keep up the great work!
Do You Have What It Takes To Code?
You might have seen quizzes on other sites that ask a bunch of questions and then tell you if programming is right for you. I think this one is different. Sure, there’s still a bunch of questions. But you don’t need to use a calculator or try to figure out what picture comes next in a complicated series.
The questions here are based on years of my experience and reflect the qualities that make a good programmer. Use it as a guide. Just another thing to consider when deciding what you want to do.
The questions are aligned more towards hard-core coding. You don’t have to master each of these skills in order to find a great role in software development that you will enjoy. In fact, some roles will use different skills that this quiz doesn’t cover.
There are 11 multiple choice questions and you’ll get a score at the end. Each answer has a description so you can understand what it means. There’s no “on a scale of 1 to 5 with 1 being…” type questions. Each answer will mean something to you.
You also don’t need to provide an email address to take the quiz. Just click the button below to go to the quiz page and start.
This quiz is easy to take. Just answer how you tend to approach things and how you feel. There are no trick questions or puzzles. Just questions that I think are important and will help you figure out if you like coding or areas you might want to improve.
This quiz is also private to you. Only you will see your answers. They’re not stored here in any form and you can take the quiz as many times as you want. You will have the option to have your answers emailed to you if you want.
Please leave a comment at the end of the quiz with your thoughts,