Coding For Dummies
By Nikhil Abraham
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: January 2015
Pages: 288

Learn to:

  • Write your first lines of code and see immediate results
  • Work with five different coding languages to choose which is best for you
  • Create a working application using basic coding skills

No coding experience? No problem! Start here to learn coding basics

Want to get started with coding, but don’t know where to start? Coding For Dummies is the perfect solution! Explore the basics of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Ruby, and Python and find out how you can use them to build great web applications. Once you’re up and running, you can continue to refine and practice your skills online at

  • No experience required — start with the basics by finding out what coding is, how to use it to build web applications, and how to become a programmer
  • Keep it simple — use simple steps that show you how to write code and continue to build upon your coding chops as you go
  • Lets talk languages — dive into app development for the web with some of the most popular languages, from HTML, CSS, and JavaScript® to Ruby ® and Python®
  • Practice makes perfect — practice online to reinforce what you’ve learned and to take your coding up a notch
  • Take it to the limit — visit and additional resources to move from absolute beginner to web application developer

Open the book and find:

  • How to start coding with no previous experience
  • Simple steps that will show you how to write code
  • HTML basics and beyond
  • Techniques for styling web pages with CSS
  • Tips on coding with JavaScript and jQuery to bring websites alive
  • Common Ruby tasks and commands to get up and running
  • Tricks to harness the power of Python
  • Examples to practice your skills at
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