How the hell do you LEARN CODE, while balancing work, family, life and everything else?!

Hey, I'm Owen

I'm the creator of Code Dad, father and self-taught programmer. My mission is to balance life, work, family, all while learning to code, and hopefully help others who want to do the same.


LATEST POST

Can You Learn Code in 1 Hour?!
Is learning to code a full-time occupation? Do you have to quit your job and dedicate your entire life to[...]
6 Great Project Ideas for Beginners Learning Code
So you've got some programming skills, now it's time to put them to the test by building some projects. However,[...]
WHAT KIND OF DEVELOPER SHOULD I BE?!
Have you struggled with this question? ME TOO! There are so many different options and it's hard to know which one[...]
The ULTIMATE BOOK LIST for BEGINNERS learning to code
If you want to learn how to program then it pays to have some good books by your side. That[...]
8 Misconceptions about LEARNING TO CODE
There are a lot of myths and misconceptions when it comes to learning code. Some of these can even prevent[...]
HOW TO BALANCE LIFE, WORK, FAMILY, LEARNING CODE…AND EVERYTHING ELSE?!
"How do you balance EVERYTHING?!". Let's suppose you have a full-time job, busy family life (or soon to be, congratulations[...]
13 RESOURCES to learn DATA STRUCTURES and ALGORITHMS
In my last post, The BEST way to learn Data Structures and Algorithms, I provided some practical advice, guidance and, RESOURCES to[...]
The BEST way to learn Data Structures and Algorithms  
For anyone learning code, the subjects of data structures and algorithms are straight up daunting! Even if you have been[...]
My 2018 SECRET to achieve PROGRAMMING GROWTH
It's 2018 and I am sure you have your sights set on making this year the best year possible. Maybe[...]
LEARN CODE from these 12 BRILLIANT Udemy Instructors
I am a big fan of the Udemy platform, it's what opened the door for me to learn code. It's[...]
5 STEPS to overcoming IMPOSTOR SYNDROME as a NOOBIE
Have you ever felt like a fraud? Like your lying to yourself and everyone about your programming abilities? Do you often[...]
9 MISTAKES beginners make when learning code
We are all human and we all make mistakes, including me. I personally know just how easy it is to[...]
5 ways to MOTIVATE yourself into ACTION
When you're trying to influence change in your life, the one major thing that normally stands in your way is[...]
The ULTIMATE NOOB GUIDE to understanding Object Oriented Programming
I started my programming journey learning the wonderful language of JAVA, which is known as an Object Oriented programming language,[...]
6 top tips for parents learning code
Everybody knows that becoming a parent is hard. Children turn your world upside down and drain your energy. But you[...]
How to create the PERFECT ROUTINE to learn CODE
In some of my previous posts, I have mentioned the need for a good routine when it comes to learning[...]
Top 12 FREE resources for learning code
In this day and age, you can learn almost anything with the amount of information that is out there. And[...]
What I learnt in my first 5 months as a Code Dad
Soon my baby boy will be 1 whole year old and in true nostalgic fashion, I have been reflecting on[...]
The SECRET to starting your programming journey RIGHT
Learning something as confusing as programming can feel like an overly daunting task, especially when you are trying to learn[...]

Thanks for stopping by!

Would you like to join my mailing list to get regular update, tips, advice, resources and more?

About   |   Disclaimer   |   Privacy Policy   |   Contact Me

Copyright 2018 by Code Dad