Weekend reading - learning JavaScript


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Projects Can Sometimes Be the Worst Way to Learn JavaScript

The article opens with,

One of the most surprisingly dangerous pieces of advice to JavaScript learners is to “just do projects.”

To be 100% clear, projects are often a great way to learn any coding language. However, problems arise when people attempt certain projects before they know enough of the basics to judge what’s reasonable.

This topic is important, because attempting a project too early is one of the most common reasons people give up on JavaScript entirely.

The author spells out some stragegies for new learners, but I suggest this article is for everyone.