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Jeremy Meyer
Jeremy Meyer
2,019 Points

How do you put into practice what you learn? I get ideas for things to make but then hit a wall. Any tips?

I'll want to make something like a match game but then I will have no idea where to start. So I'll hop on Google, grab some code and paste it in. Then modify it. Is this bad? It seems like I spend 20 mins looking for things for 2 mins of progress.

Any advice? Thanks!

1 Answer

Cheo R
Cheo R
37,150 Points

The way I've been doing it is:

  1. Have an idea (nothing major, but do as you want).
  2. Plan it out (make your own user requirements and such)
  3. Code little by little. If you're copying and pasting code you find online, go through it to see how it works. Check if you understand it by guessing what will happen if you modify it.
  4. Repeat.