Take Up Code
About This Show
Take Up Code is a podcast that explains computer programming topics through fun and engaging examples that you can relate to. The guided format allows you to gain valuable understanding of topics that will reinforce your studies, allow you to train new skills that you can apply on your job, and change your thinking about what it takes to become a professional programmer. The episodes are as short as possible so you can squeeze them into your daily routine.
Most Recent Episode
166: Your Guide To Computer Programming. Part 1 of 4.
1 day ago
Why should you learn how to program? What is programming? What specific steps can you take? How can you apply programming?
Even if you already know how to program, maybe you can introduce your friends to this mini series of episodes and get them started. Give them a new opportunity. Programming is a lot easier and rewarding than a lot of people think and I put a lot of thought into organizing and preparing examples that you can relate to.
You’ll understand over these four episodes why programming is important, what is programming, how to get started and steps to learn programming, and how to apply programming in a meaningful way. I’ll explain each of these topics in four parts.
Why should you learn how to program? I could talk for hours about how programming changes and enhances your ability to think and solve problems. About how learning to program improves your ability to think more clearly. And about how learning how to program gives you the ability to create your own applications. But I’m instead going to focus on a more tangible benefit.
It’s very simple. If you want to be able to find any kind of meaningful job, you’re going to need to know how to program. If you want to keep a good job, you’re going to need to know how to program. If you want to be able to support a family and have the same opportunities as your grandparents, then you’re going to need programming skills. It’s not enough anymore to just be able to use computers.
The full episode explores this topic more and will help you understand why learning how to program is critical to your future. It doesn’t matter what you do now or plan to do. You need to learn how to program.