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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 Consultant at Wintellect, where he specializes in Xamarin, Azure and Web development. 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... more

John Papa is a Principal Developer Advocate with Microsoft and an alumni of the Google Developer Expert, Microsoft Regional Director, and MVP programs. He's passionate about Web and mobile technologies, and often enjoys speaking around the world at keynotes and sessions for conferences, including NgConf, Build, Ignite, VSLive, and AngleBrackets. John is a co-host of the popular Adventures in Angular podcast, author of the Angular Style Guide, several books, and many popular Pluralsight courses. ... more

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