Coding in Flow Podcast

How to Teach Yourself Programming Effectively | Ryan Kay

November 16, 2021 Florian Walther Episode 3
Coding in Flow Podcast
How to Teach Yourself Programming Effectively | Ryan Kay
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Ryan Kay is a self-taught programmer and Youtuber with great knowledge in software architecture and computer science fundamentals. In high school, he struggled with learning to code and felt untalented. When he applied to college for computer science, he didn't get accepted.
In this podcast episode, he will explain how he still managed to teach himself complex programming topics and became a teacher who thousands of people go to for advice.

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Timestamps:
0:00 - Introduction
7:28 - Feeling untalented for computer science
14:32 - How to teach yourself programming
25:52 - Depression & productivity
54:43 - Teaching on Youtube
1:19:56 - Why learn low-level CS concepts
1:44:14 - Jetpack Compose vs XML
1:53:35 - Kotlin or Java as a beginner
2:03:17 - How to choose an app architecture
2:15:16 - Native vs Flutter vs Kotlin Multiplatform
2:26:52 - Benefits of mindfulness meditation
2:52:45 - More about Ryan
2:53:13 - Stay in touch

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Introduction
Feeling untalented for computer science
How to teach yourself programming
Depression & productivity
Teaching on Youtube
Why learn low-level CS concepts
Jetpack Compose vs XML
Kotlin or Java as a beginner
How to choose an app architecture
Native vs Flutter vs Kotlin Multiplatform
Benefits of mindfulness meditation
More about Ryan
Stay in touch