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What's a coding secret you could only learn by experience?

8th Oct 2018, 11:09 AM
FuzzyCyborg
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Basically everything. There's no secret which cannot be unveiled by enough practice. You won't learn to code just by reading articles and tutorials. You have to write code to understand what is going on, and writing code itself is an experience.
9th Oct 2018, 5:34 AM
Hatsy Rei
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The only coding secret is making lot of bugs, and resolve it.
8th Oct 2018, 11:18 AM
Calviղ
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do not copy codes from others or from internet because you cannot learn from that. You need to know what's your error and you need to debug it through your own.
9th Oct 2018, 3:46 AM
Kristel Apolinar
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In my case debugging 😁 is the secret 🖤
10th Oct 2018, 2:42 AM
Vishnu
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Coding is like hairs. Yes you read it right , Hairs !! To get good , healthy , silky and shiny hairs ,one must work on them like oiling , conditioning them and many more things. Same as in the case of coding , one ought to practice on the regular basis , give time to programming languages and most importantly , having patience ( which is by far most important thing because if you are not enough patient you will never learn to code ). Coding is not something one day thing , it takes time to learn the concepts and apply them . And remember that un-patient person can never solve errors which is not a good thing in coding . Thanks
8th Oct 2018, 5:12 PM
Shubhm_0
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Document, document, document, document, document. Use comment lines liberally and frequently. If you share code with others, the only way to figure out the why and the how is to read the comments. I've found with my own code that 6 months or a year later, it might take me quite a bit of time to remember why I did something or to reverse engineer what something was supposed to do and how it works. Lots of comments make it a lot quicker to remember, fix, improve, etc.
9th Oct 2018, 5:02 PM
AlpineYoda
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Learn from different sources, benefit from different opinions and comments, from different people. Repeat regularly, preferably daily, until it is firmly in your head. Practice in the IDE, search projects on the Internet and try to code. Document the findings and share your knowledge with others. Think outside the box and also deal with hardware, products, innovations and developer news. First, set to one programming language till you know exactly what you do :) It's all the right attitude, youtube, goals, people and sololearn...
11th Oct 2018, 8:20 PM
Adam
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The only way to learn and grow as a programmer is by writing programs everyday get errors and bugs and trouble shoot. No one is born a programmer they are made through trial and error. Learn through repetition, repetition, repetition. (There is no magic pill for overnight success)
11th Oct 2018, 3:57 PM
Anthony Perez
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When you read about OOP and design patterns you somehow understand how it works. But the „how exactly“ and „when to use what“ is really a matter of experience, learning and finding a good example „in the wild“ all of a sudden. :)
8th Oct 2018, 10:33 PM
KatharinaSt
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Secret { you really have to build a persistent passion on what you are doing , with this understanding sure come}
9th Oct 2018, 4:49 PM
Adebayo David Kismet
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"Confusion" The more you confuse the better you will raise queries by yourself and try to learn new stuff till you know about it completely.
10th Oct 2018, 7:53 AM
Nishanth
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Try Try Try, One Day You Will Fly!!!🌹👍😊✌🌹
25th Mar 2019, 6:55 PM
K͜͡ɩnɢ・ムzizi 🖤
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First Be Focus And Give Time To The Basics Then You Can Speed Up!!!🌹😊✌
25th Mar 2019, 6:56 PM
K͜͡ɩnɢ・ムzizi 🖤
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Don't give up when the program fails to work. Continue trying no matter how long it takes. Programming can be frustrating at times
8th Oct 2018, 12:20 PM
Ikechukwu Okonkwo
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The secret is to make a lot of codes and debug them yourself. You'll learn a ton of stuff. Also the harder you think a code is to make the more you SHOULD make it to push yourself to become better.
9th Oct 2018, 8:45 PM
Haris
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computer language is the same as any human language. You need to surround yourself with people who can speak it well and ask for help where you don't understand. And to become good you need to practice regularly as the old saying " if you don't use it, you will loose it"
11th Oct 2018, 7:25 PM
Thabiso Joy-bringer Sefala
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Leaving self-depreciating jokes within your comments so that when you come back to look at your code again in a few months you can laugh at how funny you are.
11th Oct 2018, 5:16 PM
Nathan Montgomery
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Secret ☠️ there is only one rule and that is, there are no rules
9th Oct 2018, 4:00 PM
🇵🇰 Danish Khan 🇵🇰
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First we focus on logic then start to code
9th Oct 2018, 10:29 AM
Rahul
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Good question, I'll tell you when I have some... 😎
8th Oct 2018, 10:06 PM
🐧 Eitan Prezes
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