Teaching Strangers to Code

At first, coding was just a hobby to me. I learned HTML and CSS in sixth grade so I could make webpages for my virtual pets. Years later, after I became a programmer, I opened the site where I had first started and posted a new thread: “Who wants to learn to code?” I set a […]

It’s Not About the Syntax – Why Language Doesn’t Matter

Speaking a language fluently is impressive, and speaking many languages is impressive, but ultimately, it’s not about the words. Talking is about communication. This applies as much to programming as to speaking. Switching to Spanish or Cantonese won’t help if you don’t know how to form and organize meaningful thoughts about a subject, and knowing […]