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#ActualFreshnessFactor

Posted 01 September 2013 - 11:11 PM

I'm currently taking the coursera course on Python, theres also an open course there, I believe it is Comp 101 and uses Java, which I plan to do afterwards for fun. I also used CodeAcademy and will go back to it after this course is finished. I don't think you could go wrong with either language, but after a lot of reading, and looking for resources, plus the fact that theres the Coursera courses & Code Academy, I decided to start with Python. I will probably start learning basic Java after I finish those, and go from there.

The University I plan on attending also uses Java & Python for their intro courses, so I figured I'd get a jump on that.

Main reason I choose Python over Java, other than the active Coursera course, was the Monty Python references :P

Just some advice from another beginner, good luck.


#1FreshnessFactor

Posted 01 September 2013 - 11:10 PM

I'm currently taking the coursera course on Python, theres also an open course there, I believe it is Comp 101 and uses Java, which I plan to do afterwards for fun. I also used CodeAcademy and will go back to it after this course is finished. I don't think you could go wrong with either language, but after a lot of reading, and looking for resources, plus the fact that theres the Coursera courses & Code Academy, I decided to start with Python. I will probably start learning basic Java after I finish those, and go from there.

The University I plan on attending also uses Java & Python for their intro courses, so I figured I'd get a jump on that.

Just some advice from another beginner, good luck.


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