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Programmer 101: Teach Yourself How to Code

SExpand You've always wanted to learn how to build software yourself—or just whip up an occasional script—but never knew where to start. Luckily, the web is full of free resources that can turn you into a programmer in no time. Programmer 101: Teach Yourself How to Code
Great post. The bit about comments being even for yourself 6 months from now is so true it's not even funny. Just to clarify (and further stress) why eval in JavaScript is evil: It's not that it just treats a string as a variable per se; it attempts to *execute* any string as JavaScript code. This means that you could put anything that would run in JavaScript into a string, throw it into that function, and it'd run. Learn to Code Epilogue: Best Practices and Additional Resources Learn to Code Epilogue: Best Practices and Additional Resources