[Video] What I Wish I Knew When I First Started Coding

In this short 6-minute video, Stephanie, a long-time Codecademy coach and professional developer shares a few important and helpful tips to remember as you begin your journey learning to code. They are:

  • Your process is personal
  • Leverage your strengths to help you learn concepts
  • Learn to love debugging
  • Know when to give yourself a break
  • Ask questions (and a lot of them!)

Remember: The beginning of learning to code is different for everyone.

Enjoy the video. And happy coding!

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Can’t learn how to fix things if you don’t break them first. :slight_smile:


I definitely remember taking lots of breaks when I took my first coding class. Sometimes when I returned back to the project it was now so simple to see where I went wrong or how to fix it. Great advice!

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