As I get more and more engrossed into the gaming industry, I think about the grass roots of it. So I decided to have a go at writing basic script.
Once on the main page of the site you choose a learning language, it then displays 3 options in panels; ‘build your own galaxy’, ‘animate your name’ and ‘about you, build your own website’ all under the title; Learn to code while building a project. I dubiously selected the ‘animate your name’ option. You are then ‘enrolled’ on the particular course and it gives you an estimated time of completion; this course being 30 minutes, so I immediately thought sweet, a lot less time than I thought, that’s always a good start.
I suppose, what I have learnt today is that, unlike my misconception, code can be relatively straight forward. Its like doing maths in a way. As long as you remember what the script needs you to input and where, you’ll be coding before you know it and with the help of sites like this one, code can be rather exciting to learn. There is so much more on the site, (which I will be experimenting with in the coming days). It lives up to its goals of teaching code and is like being enrolled into a real academy with a virtual teacher guiding you every step of the way. Give it a try, you will be surprised with what you can produce!