Linked by Howard Fosdick on Fri 13th Apr 2012 20:21 UTC
In the News Six-month-old web site Codecademy claims you can learn programming through its online tutorials. The free modules on JavaScript are now available. The site also allows anyone to post their own programming courses. The site has good funding, but question is: can you really learn programming this way? One blogger enthuses that Codecademy's approach "looks like the future of learning to me," while another slams it saying "Seriously? Wow, bull**** badging and sh**ty pedagogy wins the day in ed-tech investing." What do you think?
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RE: Neat
by ephracis on Sat 14th Apr 2012 07:59 UTC in reply to "Neat"
ephracis
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2007-09-23

I think people just make programming into something way harder than it actually is, computers are very simple devices.

The hard part is not to write code, the hard part is to write good code.

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