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Coding how to remember what I've learned.

Need advise on how to remember what I've learned please.

5 Answers

Mike Bronner
Mike Bronner
16,395 Points

For me it always has been practice! I don't learn very well by just reading books. I find that I retain knowledge best, if I implement it as I'm learning it. Rinse and repeat a few times on 2 or 3 different projects, and it usually sticks. :)

I think the most important thing you can learn is to how to quickly research something if you find yourself stuck. Then you look it up a few times when working on a project, and before you know it, you know it. :)

The best place to get started would be to think of a project that you want to do for yourself, something that you want and will find useful. That additional drive helps get the project done, and will inspire you to learn. Then when you do complete it, you'll have a real sense of accomplishment, which is very rewarding, and will inspire you to start your next project, or improve even more on the one you are working on.

But everyone has their own way of learning. See what works for you, and implement that. :) Good luck!

Steve Linn
Steve Linn
11,841 Points

I started copying the code challenges to my text editor and working the problems in there. Then I added comments to the files so I could remember what they do

Now I have a nice portfolio of code samples and my personal notes of how things work

Remembering all this is really hard, trust me i'm right there with you. One of the ways I've been trying to retain all this information is creating a "dummy" website. where I've decided to create a website for a restaurant, and adding the code i've learned into that website. it makes the learning process practical, and fun. I hope this helps. Best of Luck!

Remembering all this is really hard, trust me i'm right there with you. One of the ways I've been trying to retain all this information is creating a "dummy" website. where I've decided to create a website for a restaurant, and adding the code i've learned into that website. it makes the learning process practical, and fun. I hope this helps. Best of Luck!

Thank you all for your suggestions. I will practice some of the suggestions.