Why Learn To Code?
"Great coders are today's rockstars." - will.i.am
No matter what your profession, you will interact with code.
Coding, like reading or writing, is becoming an essential skill. We will all interact with technology in our jobs, so learning to code will enable us to greatly increase our impact. (Credit to CS in HS for the image!)
Your life revolves around technology.
Smartphones, iPhone applications, social media, search...it's all computer science. We should know how to best use the tools that we interact with on a daily basis.
Still not convinced? Hear it from Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, will.i.am, and the likes!
Credit to code.org for this awesome video!
Learn to Code!
Ready to go? Start here!
This is code.org, an awesome website devoted to aggregating the resources you need to learn how to code. It will guide you through writing your first program. There are lots of great tools for you to choose from on the site, but here are some of our favorites: