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Play by Play: Getting Started with Programming

by Jesse Liberty and John Papa

In this course, you’ll learn the fundamentals as well as best practices, and by the end of the presentation you will be well prepared to go on to learn the language of your choice.

What you'll learn

Play by Play is a series in which top technologists work through a problem in real time, unrehearsed, and unscripted. In this course, Play by Play: Getting Started with Programming, John Papa and Jesse Liberty teach the fundamentals of programming. Learn what you need to know to get started as a programmer, including variables, assignment, equality, loops, collections, and objects. By the end of this course, you’ll have an understanding of the fundamentals and best practices of programming that will help prepare you to learn the language of your choice.

About the authors

Jesse Liberty is a senior mobile developer, specializing in .NET MAUI, git and C#. Liberty hosts the popular Yet Another Podcast and he is the author of two dozen best-selling books.He is also the author of numerous Pluralsight and LinkedIn Learning courses on everything from Angular to Xamarin. Liberty is a Certified Xamarin Developer, a Xamarin MVP and a Microsoft MVP. Jesse was a Technical Evangelist for Microsoft, Distinguished Software Engineer at AT&T; Software Architect for PBS and Vice P... more

John Papa is a dedicated father and husband, a professional Web Developer, and professional storyteller in the technology community. He currently is a Partner GM for Microsoft leading the Growth Ecosystems Cloud Advocacy teams and has formerly worked for Disney on several web and mobile applications ans systems that you may have used. His passions are coding and teaching modern web technologies, running, and enjoying everything Disney with his family. John is a co-host of the Web Rush podcast... more

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