Why bother to learn a programming language when it will be out of date by the time I master it?
Our intrepid new coder meets his first data structure. With an array of concepts in front of him, will he push his learning until it pops for him?
This is part 3 of an ongoing series detailing my journey from total noob to hobbyist coder. I share my thoughts as I learn the basics of programming. You can find the rest of the series here. To help get me into the programming mindset, or maybe to cleverly sabotage my work ethic, a colleague recently…
It feels like programming would be a lot less intimidating if the vocabulary used to describe operators was closer to what the average person learned in school. Learning to concatenate a string sounds difficult. Putting a bunch of words together in a certain order, now that sounds approachable!