If You Want To Learn To Code, Be A Cockroach

There is only one thing you need to do to learn to code: don’t quit learning. This might sound obvious and intuitive, but that is where most people go wrong. With coding, it’s just too easy to quit. There are just too many obstacles, from you not being able to download the basic software to running into a bug to not understanding why something works the way it works to having another more exciting way to spend your time. But if you really really want to learn to code, be a cockroach.


Why a cockroach? Well, did you know that cockroaches predate dinosaurs? They’ve been around for a long time, facing all kinds of climate changes and world disasters just as a start, yet they’ve survived. To learn to code, you need to keep surviving every single obstacle you face and come out alive at the end of it stronger and one step closer to building your dream. That’s it. It’s that simple.

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  • Joshua Kemp

    Love your blog, great article…love the title:)