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Lee Reynolds Jr.5,160 Points
Effective coding learning.
When I'm doing these examples, I sometimes have to look back and check on the forum to see what I'm doing wrong and then it seems to make a little sense. My question is this, Is the learning of coding effectively from just a little thinking a product of experience and trial and error? Or have I missed something in the core classes that I have completed that I need to go back and review? I'm just curious if I missed something or if my thoughts are just the way they are because I'm just starting out. Thanks for your time and responses. Happy Coding!
I believe learning coding effectively begins with having the right foundation. Sometimes we have some gaps in our mind, meaning we have things we did not understand well in the past that are fundamental in what we are currently studying. Having such gap in your brain or missing information makes it harder to create the necessary connections between what you are learning now and what you already know. If you have had some basic principles of Java that you did not understand in the past it will be good you brush up on those, it will make things more easier to grasp. Some challenges though are hard or might be stated in a way that is not very clear to someone, so in that case it is normal to seek help. The process of learning involves trial and error as well as you are learning something new. Once you understand your mistakes that helps you in your learning process.