Programming Learning: Codecademy vs Android programming basics

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I’m one of those people who get bored with tasks unless there is constant feedback on my progress. (probably why I play too many video games) I have experience with code-academy, and can tell you that it’s awesome because it’s interactive and lets you write out the program and tells you if you’re correct, but the only thing is i found myself unable to remember most of what i learned after i was done because that’s as far as it went.

I know what you’re talking about. General knowledge definitely helps when using code academy or you’ll find yourself reading what to do, typing the same thing in, getting the answer right but not understanding why. I personally love Khan Academy because they walk you through like it’s a course, but it’s pact with videos and exercises which is makes it easier to walk away with new knowledge.
Android programming basics is awesome, I love watching videos to learn about things I’m interested in, especially youtube. you can also just type in programming and what you’re interested in learning into youtube and find TONS other playlists

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