Tech-ing Up: Learning basic programming
Coming from http://www.reddit.com/r/canada/comments/m1494/looking_for_a_developer_advocate_for_shopify/ or elsewhere? Awesome.
This is a guide for learning the bare minimum needed for effectively working as a junior programmer or developer advocate at most software companies.
If you haven’t ever programmed before, don’t sweat it. Those who would be good fits at this job are naturally attuned to this stuff and their innate curiosity makes it a cakewalk. If you’re finding that it’s a frustrating experience the entire way through, then you should consider doing something else for a little while before you come back to give it another shot.
A first stab at programming