Computer on a desk with windows containing coding syntax, brackets, and symbols.
Computer on a desk with windows containing coding syntax, brackets, and symbols.

There’s no secret that learning to code opens doors to opportunities for your career. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, “Employment in computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow 11 percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations.” Saying, “coding skills are in high-demand for a variety of jobs” would be an understatement! From cybersecurity, to software development, or even data science, coding skills are a foundational skill to have no matter the path you choose.

Learning to write code is fun, but it can be a bit overwhelming. With your newfound excitement, you might sign up for a coding tutorial site (or two), or buy a few coding books. These are great resources, but you may not get too far if you don’t have a solid learning plan. …

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