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Confident Coding

Confident Coding

Master the Fundamentals of Code and Supercharge Your Career

Rob Percival

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Master the essentials of coding and take your career to new heights with this accessible guide that takes the scary out of the subject.

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About the book

If you want to master the fundamentals of coding and kick start your career, Confident Coding is the book for you. Everyone has a digital life, but too few truly understand how the software that dominates the world actually works. Coding is one of the most in demand skills on the job market and grasping the basics can advance your creative potential and make you stand out from the crowd.

Rob Percival gives you a step-by-step learning guide to HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Python, building iPhone apps, building Android apps and debugging. On reading this book and honing your skills through practice, you will be able to code in each of these languages, build your own website, build your own app and have the confidence to supercharge your employability.

Confident Coding provides you with the roadmap you need to enhance your professional life through coding, with insightful and inspirational guidance, including real life success stories, on how to use your new skills. The ability to code can give your CV the edge on the competition, give you greater autonomy and improve your work performance. If you are a self-employed entrepreneur, being able to create your own website or app can grant you valuable freedom and revolutionize your business. If you are an aspiring developer, this book will give you the building blocks to embark on this career path.

Online resources include coding exercises and activities where readers can practise and hone their new skills.

Table Of Contents

    • Chapter - 00: Introduction;
  • Section - ONE: Why Coding;
    • Chapter - 01: Why Coding is Important and What it Can Do For You;
    • Chapter - 02: What Coding Is;
  • Section - TWO: Languages;
    • Chapter - 03: HTML;
    • Chapter - 04: CSS;
    • Chapter - 05: JavaScript;
    • Chapter - 06: Python;
  • Section - THREE: In Practice;
    • Chapter - 07: Website Development;
    • Chapter - 08: Building an Android App;
    • Chapter - 09: Building an iPhone/iPad App;
    • Chapter - 10: Debugging;
  • Section - FOUR: Futureproofing Your Career With Coding;
    • Chapter - 11: Using Coding to Enhance Your Career Prospects;
    • Chapter - 12: Coding and Entrepreneurship: Creating Your Own Business or Product;
    • Chapter - 13: Pursuing Coding Further: Becoming a Developer;
    • Chapter - 14: Conclusion


If you want to teach yourself one of the most important skills of the future, read this book. Rob Percival has produced a thoroughly accessible and comprehensive how-to guide for learning how to code. Far from being a dry instruction manual, this book makes understanding coding easy and is a brilliant jumping off point for anyone to build a more exciting and sustainable career.
Tricia Kelleher, Head of The Stephen Perse Foundation


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Book Details

  • EAN: 9780749479633
  • Edition: 1
  • Published: 3rd May 2017
  • Paperback
  • Format: 235x156
  • 272 pages
  • Series: Confident Series

About the Author

Rob Percival is a web-developer and entrepreneur who has taught over 500,000 students how to code through his online courses on Udemy. His courses have been translated into over five different languages and have taught people all around the world to become proficient and confident web-developers.

Rob Percival

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