Welcome to the Codebabes programming virgin course. In this course all you need is a text editor, a computer, a browser, and your brain. This course explains basic programming concepts used in languages like Ruby, Python, PHP, and others just with minor differences in syntax and nomenclature.
Programming languages are just a tool, a means to an end. Once you master the concepts of programming and a language or two, it makes it easier to learn new ones. Just like if you’re good at picking up babes. Once you figure it out, it doesn’t matter who the next one is right? I’m sure you’re all regular casanovas.
Open the html file with Chrome. On a side note, Chrome is an awesome browser to use, but as long as you’re not using Internet Explorer you are in pretty good shape. If you use Internet Explorer you’re definitely not getting my number.
A string can be numbers too, like a phone number. We don’t want a phone number to be treated like a normal integer, so we wrap it in quotations and make it a string.
You can also put together two strings, like “hey girl ” and “you had me at hello world” with the plus sign, but make sure to have a space after hey girl. In programming lingo, putting stuff together like this is called concatenation.
That’s it for the intro to programming. Next lesson we’ll talk about our first topic, variables. And I’ll turn up the heat.
Questions or Comments?