By Mark Myers
Whether you're a newbie or an skilled coder doesn't topic. lots of veterans have informed me, "I want an individual had used this method of educate me [HTML, Hypertext Preprocessor, jQuery, C#, Ruby, Java, Python—fill within the blank]." skilled or no longer, you'll most likely like my publication if you happen to locate different books too dense, too technical, and too unsympathetic to the learner's needs.
What you'll specifically like, i believe, is that the publication is simply the end of the iceberg. the bigger half is the abundance of interactive routines that inspire you to perform, perform, perform. You'll agree, i believe, that with no perform, a coding pupil could to boot be studying a novel.
One caveat: If you're an older programmer who has tested methods of doing issues, you will get bent off form via my insistence that you simply perform a little issues that aren't recurring for you. if you happen to imagine this could be an issue, please attempt the unfastened pattern of the publication before you purchase it. Then do many of the interactive routines. You'll quickly comprehend even if you could tolerate being driven round via me.
Here's what's various approximately my book:
Testing confirmed that books and classes load up the reader with far an excessive amount of info at a time. So I divide up the data into little chunks that won't crush anyone.
A booklet on coding doesn't need to be written in impenetrable legalese. it will probably truly be human-readable. My publication is.
Most humans study top via examples, so I supply lots of them.
Most vital, prior to you could have an opportunity to disregard what you've learn within the booklet, I ask you to fireside up your laptop or computing device (not your cellular gadget) and head over to my site, the place you run a collection of interactive routines, working towards every little thing you've learned—until you're convinced you've mastered it.
Readers inform me they generally commence the routines considering they comprehend the cloth chilly. and fast discover they don't. the automatic workout supervisor retains you at it till your overconfidence turns into genuine confidence—confidence that's according to your first-class functionality. There are 1,750 routines in all. They're all interactive, with an automatic answer-checker that corrects your missteps and issues you within the correct path if you stumble. And they're all free.
Readers inform me the mix of booklet and interactive workouts is regarding, enjoyable, frustration-free, addictive, confidence-building, and...well, learn the studies.