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- It's essentially problem solving.
- Different languages are incredibly well documented and there's always someone to answer your questions.
- Initiatives like Codecademy and Scratch offer easy to follow tutorials and a great way to begin learning.
- Like learning Spanish after French, languages become easier the more you learn.
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- Code is everywhere and can help you, even away from the keyboard.
- Anything you write is tailored to fit your needs, and is therefore concise and compact.
- Programming is highly extensible and adaptable; you could make a game, design a website, write a script or even program a robot.
- You could create a more up-to-date portfolio or CV for potential employers.
2% Computer Science
98% Other Science and Technology
60% Computer Science
40% Other Science and Technology
- Students are studying the wrong degrees and courses.
- Job vacancies for talented computer engineers and artists are abundant and well paid.
- By 2020, only 400 thousand coding-related jobs will be filled, leaving 1 million jobs empty.
- Not even 10% of schools offer programming classes to pupils, despite it's many advantages.
- Knowledge of coding in some form can improve your employablility.
- You could make something to help someone else out.
- You can collaborate and work with others through the power of the Internet.
- It can be logical and mathematical, but creative too.
- A laid-back and helpful community will always be able to help.
- It gives you something to do.(more than just Facebook)
That's about it,
feel free to ask questions