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is this normal for a new programmer?
So I've never programmed at all before, i'm about 2 weeks in, i'm doing python, I've understood almost all that is taught in the videos about 90% i'd say with some hiccups here and there. But the code challenges throw me off very frequently. i can usually get decently far alone, but i'm usually asking for help. I enjoy coding a lot and like I said i'm understanding most of what i'm learning and i feel i could write that numbers game we made in the basic course, with some quick references to my notes and what not. Is this said to be ok for a new programmer, to struggle with those code challenges? Things like that? I'm just totally new to programming and don't know what is expected at first as far as advancement if i want to do this for a job. I know everyone learns differently and no 2 adventures will be the same haha, I just like to hear from others on how i'm doing or tips for learning etc..