Monday, 26 September 2016 · 2 minute read
A friend with no programming experience asked how to learn to program a computer using the Python language, so I wrote this list:
- Read What is Code.
- Download and install a nice free and open source text editor.
- Try these tutorials aimed at new coders. You can also try an interactive tutorial directly in the browser.
- Dig in by working on a personal project. Making a website about something that is meaningful to you is a good choice. Django is a web framework — a set of programming patterns to make websites — written in Python. It is one of the best ones, with plenty of good tutorials.
- Read Pragmatic Thinking and Learning and keep practicing the fundamentals.
Remember the Zen of Python: