Tips on How to Learn Programming Faster

Learning to program is not something an individual can do in a few hours. However, it does not have to be your life’s work. There are many things you can do to make learning to program faster. The following tips will help you to get most out of learning how to code.
Before moving on, get it right
Don’t move fast through any part of the course. Ensure you have a strong grasp of fundamentals. At the same time, ensure you are making progress—you can go too fast as well as too slow. Don’t avoid a topic because you have mastered something in it. To cement your grasp on the basics, you need to face more challenging ideas.
Looking at the example code
If you’re learning how to program for the first time, ensure you look at, and attempt to understand, all examples. Before you read the text, read the code examples. And try to understand what the programmer did.
Run the code after reading it
When reading a programming book (or tutorial), it is easy to look at example code and say “I have understood it.” Of course, it is possible you’re getting it, but you don’t know it. To find out if you are learning, do something with that code.
References
http://www.cprogramming.com/how_to_learn_to_program.html
http://www.codingdojo.com/blog/7-tips-learn-programming-faster/

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