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How Practice, Not Just “Learning”, Made Me a Better Coder

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The following is a guest post by Joe Auer. Joe is not a professionally trained programmer: he studied accounting and finance in college. After working for an accounting firm for 3.5 years following college, he decided to change paths by working for his friends startup.

Born in Columbus, Ohio, Joe now lives in NYC. In the following post Joe talks about how he started learning to build websites and how “doing” took his understanding to the next level.

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5 Personality Traits Every New Programmer Should Have

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Are there personality traits that can make one better equipped to be a programmer than others?

The following guest post by Chris Kite looks at just that. Chris is a self-taught programmer/entrepreneur with over 12 years of experience.

In the following article Chris talks about five computer programmer personality traits that helped him become a successful programmer. Check it out and enjoy!


My first taste of programming came in the year 2000.

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Learn About Text Editors In Five Minutes Or Less

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As a coder, finding a text editor that works for you is critical. You’ll be spending tons of time working in it, so get cozy.

For those just getting started and wondering about text editors, why they’re important and which to use – keep reading.

What is a text editor?

The formal definition is: “A text editor is a type of program used for editing plain text files.”

Essentially, a text editor is a program on you computer that allows you to create and edit a range of programming language files.

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