Coding as a Hobby

Lately, some of my friends have been asking me how they can get started with coding. None of them being computer science grads or professional software developers, it intrigued me that they were taking an interest in programming.

While I was discussing this with them, one of them made an interesting point: coding doesn’t necessarily have to be your occupation. It could be just a fun mental exercise, to keep the logical half of your brain functioning well.

Think about it. Many of us play some sport, but that doesn’t mean we are aiming to play even on the district level. We just do it to freshen up and have fun — and maybe even make a few friends along the way.

Coding can be exactly that. It gives you a sense of delight when you solve a problem, or better still, someone else’s problem. Social coding is a thing. And now that it is so easy to learn how to code, anyone can do it by putting in some time. Really.

So if you are interested in learning to code, why don’t you check out these amazing sites:

Have fun.

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