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Im interested in going into Computer Programming during college and maybe pursue a job in it also. Any tips for the mean time on how to learn about coding and such are helpful. I know nothing about coding, but it really interests me.
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I have never touched programming, never wanted to and probably never will :p

I would start with google. Looking into programming basics.

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YouTube Tutorials, their are also websites that allow you to take some kind of 'classes' and educate you in the chosen language ect. As usual though, practice makes perfect.
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I took a level 2 Computer programming course in college (Uk) and i loved it, to sort of get the jist of it, use this website.

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But don't rely on evcerything on that site, the language your mostly be using is called HTML this would cover web programming and software development.
If you have any sort of understanding on computers, you'll enjoy this website.
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You will not learn as much going to school either. Take whichever software you use the most (daily) then try to build it. That is how you will learn. Google is your friend. The majority of tutorials on the net are either ancient or unuseful. So I would look up jobs at places you want to work (Apple, Google, MS, Dropbox, etc...) and see what their requirements are. Then use those technologies/methodologies to build out your app/website/ etc...

Stay ahead of the curve.

Since you are going to school, network and try to get an internship for the summer time or do freelance work on the side.
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A great introduction to computer science is Harvard's course, CS50. You can find in on the site EdX for free. I'd also recommend a book titled, "Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software", or try "Eloquent Javascript 2."

Some tips:
-Don't bounce from language to language after merely learning the syntax, and basics of those languages. This doesn't imply getting fixated on a language either. Learn what languages are in high demand, and what languages will likely be in high demand when you graduate.
- Have a target career path in CS. CS covers a wide range of jobs from cyber security, game developer, IT, web developer, software engineer, and more. Deciding which interests you the most could save you a lot of time post-graduation.
- Don't ignore the things that seem boring, like content management, protocols, design paradigms, language conventions/traditions, etc.
- Join Stackoverflow.com
- Make Google your best friend when you get stuck. Even if your question seems to specific, it's likely been asked, and 9/10 it was asked on Stackoverflow.com lol

That's all I can think of at the moment. I'm 21, and I've been programming for about 3.5 years while studying CS and IR in school.
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Going into my senior year for for computer science, its a good field to get into. If you want to get ahead of the game or see if youre really interested in programming you can start a cource on codeacademy or watch a few youtube tutorials and try to build something on your own even if its simple. Feel free to pm me if you have any questions about going to school for programming
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Cyimking wrote You will not learn as much going to school either. Take whichever software you use the most (daily) then try to build it. That is how you will learn. Google is your friend. The majority of tutorials on the net are either ancient or unuseful. So I would look up jobs at places you want to work (Apple, Google, MS, Dropbox, etc...) and see what their requirements are. Then use those technologies/methodologies to build out your app/website/ etc...

Stay ahead of the curve.

Since you are going to school, network and try to get an internship for the summer time or do freelance work on the side.

A good (read: not technical or vocational) school will teach you how to be a professional, not how to do a specific job.
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You would want to go for Computer Science. Usually colleges in America(assuming you live there) that have "Computer Programming" or "Video Game Programming" Degrees are most of the time useless. I would strongly recommend a Computer Science degree.
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school and online learning is the best way to go or if you know someone that knows that stuff talk to them
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