Can anyone mentor me or give me tips about coding? c:

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  1. eddy3948

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    Hi, fellow ECCers. Im starting out programming, and cant seem to get JavaScript, which is the language i decided to start with, can anyone give me any tips on what i can do to understand it more, or maybe an easier program please? :D
     
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    I remember that I started with Python scripts and it was a great way to get into programming. From there I started doing HTML pages then applied that to Macro which I am still (unsuccessfully :q) learning right now. I don't have any experience with Java but from what I've heard it is pretty hard for beginners.
     
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    You must learn to think like a computer. :p. That is to say that you don't think at all, you just execute each line of code as you come to it.
     
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    Start with HTML and CSS, then work your way up to JavaScript.
     
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    I would recommend using an IDE (integrated development environment) to program in. It will help you identify syntax errors, organize your projects, and get you started on using a debugger among other things. I'm not terribly familiar with javascript, but you could try googling "free javascript ide" or something.
     
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    thanks Odoterm, _TANSTAAFL and sick24 . I will defenitley look at IDE and check out Python. but oddoterm, i like to give myself a challenge at first. If i dont get it, then ill try HTML or CSS :D
     
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    Coding... *shivers*