Getting started is hard. This episode goes into some psychological aspects that will help you start programming and then some specific steps to get your software development environment setup on your computer.

In the audio, I gave some specific commands to run if you are using a Linux computer. I’m going to avoid giving out commands like that in the future. It is probably not the best place to spell out Linux commands. It also tends to make the audio boring which I am definitely trying to avoid. So here are the commands that I tried to explain in audio:
You can setup C++ with these commands: