The fastest way to learn how to code

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Taylor just reviewed my latest course on SkillShare:

“I’ve been a fan of John’s content on YouTube, but this was the first course of his I’ve taken and I’m really happy I did! I was familiar with all of the technologies used, but I’m stuck in ‘tutorial purgatory.’ I’m confident that I can build things, but I’m not confident that I can deliver professional results to clients. This course was a great way to work on a real project and gain some confidence and experience. I will be going through John’s OOP course soon. I highly recommend this course to anyone who is familiar with the technologies used and wants to put them together in a practical project.” –Taylor Wilkinson

This is why I’ve started doing more project-based courses recently. They’re not necessarily going to teach you the underlying languages in-depth (which is is why I was down on them before)…

BUT…

They’re very powerful when it comes to developing confidence.

In fact “build real things” is in my top 3 “things to do” to learn to code FAST.

So, if you couple language-specific courses…

With project-based courses like this.

That’s THE fastest way I know to get good quick.

Anyway, you can get access to my latest course for nothing over on SkillShare.

In it, you’ll learn how to submit form data using AJAX, how to build a responsive grid with CSS Grid, how to send a contact email using PHP, how to build a mobile menu using CSS transitions, how to build a website using HTML, CSS, jQuery and PHP and more.

All the details on that are here: https://skl.sh/2xM6Y3l

Later,

John

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JOHN MORRIS

I’m a 15-year veteran of freelance web development. I’ve worked with bestselling authors and average Joe’s next door. These days, I focus on helping other freelancers build their freelance business and their lifestyles.

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