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There’s no dearth of resources for learning to code these days. Add to your collection Game Maven, which walks you through writing the code for three casual games (in the spirit of Asteroids, Angry Birds and Mario Bros).
There are some things in life you’ve probably resigned yourself to never learning. I never thought I would learn how to play guitar, or learn Spanish, or know how to cook anything that wasn’t on a grill. For years, I left it at that — until I realised that teaching yourself a new skill isn’t as hard as it sounds.
When you’re trying to learn something new, achieve a particular goal, or just get through your everyday routine, it’s easy to just put your head down and focus on getting things done. But if you want to really get better at something and think outside the box, The New York Times suggests a learning process called “double loop learning“.
Android: Stack Exchange, one of our favourite community-driven answer portals, has finally released an Android app. Now you can get answers to your programming, cooking, photography and science questions from your phone.
Interested in learning how to build websites or improve your web design skills? There is a wealth of resources for you (including our own night school on the topic). Here is an exhaustive guide to the best tools around, curated by SkilledUp after reviewing over 140 resources available.