The problem we face when learning something new is that it’s often taught by experts who have no recollection of what its like to be a novice. Furthermore, being an expert doesn’t make you an expert teacher.
Learning a new language -programming or otherwise- can be daunting. And as a total n00b I’m looking for quick, easy wins that will motivate me to continue learning.
However, these quick and easy wins are really hard to find. So when I do find one, I like to save them for safekeeping.
N00b to Coder in 60 Seconds
Your browser has a handy-dandy calculator you can pull up quickly do perform simple (and complex) math problems.
Step 1: In Chrome, Firefox, or Safari, right click anywhere on the page and select “Inspect Element”. In Internet Explorer, press the F12 key.
Note: You may need to enable “Developer menu” in Safari.
Step 2: Click on the Console tab [see image]:
Step 3: Type your math question next to >|
Example: 10+10 and then hit enter.
Use * for multiplications and / for divisions.
Hat tip to Source Decoded Youtube channel, which is where this tip came from.