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Ask HN: Best resources for learning to code from scratch
2 points by Elof 66 days ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 3 comments
I’m helping my partner and a close friend kick off learning to code in their spare time from scratch (know how to use a computer but never even opened terminal). Their goal is to be proficient at front end programming. I attempted to get them started myself, but let’s just say that I’m not the most proficient teacher and it’s likely better for my relationship that I don’t.

There’s a ton of great content out there, and I’m a little overwhelmed with options so I’m hoping folks can point me in the right direction for recourses that can get them started




I don't know about resources, but I have an advice for your friends: be patient. If the end goal is to be proficient at front end programming, and they're learning in their spare time, it is going to take quite a while.


I agree, thanks for the reminder


Based on my research I’m leaning towards https://www.freecodecamp.org/ but am completely open to other options




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