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Disclaimer: This is a non-exahasutive list of things that catalyzed my learning experience. I guarantee some of them will help you too! 😎

Self-Taught Coding Tips & Advice

Teaching myself computer programming was easily one of the hardest things I've ever done. Not saying it wasn't worth it (because it was) but I'd be lying if I said there weren't times where I felt like giving up. The hardest part about being self-taught is the lack of direction you start off with. While a CS major has the advantage of having a cirriculum to know what to plan for, I had absolutely no clue where to begin. Luckily for me I was drawn to iOS development and realized learning Swift would be in my best interest. However I realize this is not the case for most self-taught devs. The following advice I'm about to give is what I'd give to myself if I could go back in time and talk to the Jordan who just started to figure out what programming is. I doubt past me would listen to present me, but here would be the things I'd say:

I hope this advice can help the next apsiring developer. Feel free to check me out on Twitter. Peace!