Starting Your Programming Journey

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Who is it for?

Screenshot of an example showing an interactive experience built using ThreeJS and the HTC Vive
Screenshot of an example showing an interactive experience built using ThreeJS and the HTC Vive
Interactive Experience built with ThreeJS to be used with the HTC Vive [3]

Why learn to program?

What do you need to start?

Where do you start?

Screenshot of the empty REPL.it editor. The sections in this editor are Files, Code and Console (left to right).
Screenshot of the empty REPL.it editor. The sections in this editor are Files, Code and Console (left to right).
Creating a REPL should result in something like this. The sections in this editor are Files, Code and Console (left to right) and the output of the program appears in the Console.
Screenshot of examples, and clicking this grey section will paste that code into the code section of your screen.
Screenshot of examples, and clicking this grey section will paste that code into the code section of your screen.
Clicking this grey section will paste that code into the Code section of your editor.
Screenshot of the code output in the Console after clicking the play/run button at the top of the editor.
Screenshot of the code output in the Console after clicking the play/run button at the top of the editor.
You should now be able to see the output of the code in the Console after clicking the play/run button.
Screenshot of the offical Python website showing the Beginner’s Guide link under the Documentation tab in the Navigation Bar.
Screenshot of the offical Python website showing the Beginner’s Guide link under the Documentation tab in the Navigation Bar.
This is how this looks like on the official Python website.

Ideal Day One

What should I build?

Summary

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