TOP TIPS FOR THE CORUSE

Thousands of students have taken any course and it’s complete easily in short time, I am sharing here the top tips from the most successful students to help you make the most of your time on the course. So first tip is as you go from lesson to lesson in the course you will find that each of the lessons should take about 10 minutes long.Now a lot of students when they are watching video tutorial online very often what people do is they will watch the video and type along to the code. And this is what we tend to call code along. So the tutorial types a bit you type that you try to keep up with the pace of the tutorial or you pause the video every so often to catch up but essentially you’re coding along with the instructor.And this is probably one of the most intuitive ways for people to learn from online tutorials.Now in order for you to be more successful than most people would I would recommend is instead to watch the video tutorial which are usually as I said about 10 minutes long.If it’s 30 minute or 50 minute tutorial then stop it and around 10 minute mark a while you are watching it instead of spending time trying to functionally type out the code I want you instead to just try and understand what’s going on why the code is being written and understand the purpose of the code rather than trying type along at the same time pace.Now once you have understood what those 10 minutes are about what the tutorial is trying to teach you then go to your computer and type out the code and try to replicate what happened in the 10 minutes. Now the reason why this helps people learn so much better is because instead of just copying code by rote which doesn’t teach you anything.Instead it forces you really understand what’s going on and absorb the content and then test your self afterwards to see if you really understood so this is my number one top tip.And it’s important remember that we are learning programming we’re not learning how to type fast it doesn’t help you become a better programmer by just copying out code as fast you can.What are going to focus on in the course is learning programming.So we’re going to keep our eye on the prize.Now while you are listening to the videos and you are understanding what’s going on I recommend taking a few notes for yourself to come back to or review in the future.And this is especially useful after when those 10 minutes are up and you’re trying to remember one of the those bits of code that you had to type and what was the theory that was covered.So one of my favorite note taking system is something called Cornell notes and it’s very very simple.It just splits a single note page into force actions the top you have the topic of what the notes are about and then you have the section of notes where you would write down the majority of your notes.Now after you write a few lines it’s recommended that you go and review those notes and pick out the most important keywords or questions that you’re asking yourself that you want to research on later or any sort of hints or reminders to yourself. After compilation lesson you must summarize the entire lesson was about in a few built points.So what was very difficult first time you come across it after you have done it a few times after you have researched around the topic and then you come back to it becomes a lot easier.so remember to mark things for review that you don’t understand.When you try to learn a new skill so it’s important that you preserve and continue to put in the hours to practice and to try and again try because you can learn something very superficially just by watching a video but in order to master a skill the most important thing is practice.It now you will get stuck at some point because programmers are just typing away like some sort of of frenzied hacker person because most of programmers I know who actually do this as a they spend 90% of their time just starting at the screen trying to figure out what is wrong, why it is not working.So getting stuck is very much a universal part of programming something that you have to come even love and enjoy. So when you do find yourself if stuck I want you to imagine that you’re already a full fledged developer.So I want you to use professional programmers use when they get stuck and that is Google and stack overflow.

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Muhammad Hassan

Muhammad Hassan

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