Once you have taken the first steps in learning to code, be intentional about gaining and maintaining your coding momentum. After a great start, interest often fizzles and progress comes to a halt. Think New Year’s resolutions circa February, any given year. Let’s look at how to prevent this and steps to take to keep up the pace.
Learning to code has become popular lately, especially in the last two to three years. With movements like Codecademy’s Code Year and Hour of Code in 2013, more people than ever are talking about coding. This surge in popularity is supported by countless news stories and articles about the gap between technology industry jobs and qualified candidates. The outlook is ripe with opportunities for those that learn and master this essential and in demand skill in the information age.