Call me old fashioned.
Few things feel better in my hands than a printed, perfect bound, glossy-covered, programming book.
When I started coding in 1986 at the age of twelve, the only way to learn to code was from books. I was the kid, by the pool at my Grandmother's reading Programming the Commodore 64 (highly recommended) or the ever-popular Creating Arcade Games on the Commodore 64.
I guess old habits die hard, because, today, in the age of Kindle, and online courses, my go-to is still a printed book for learning. I still have a room full of printed books, and buy new ones each week.
Regardless of whether you read printed books or the kindle version, programming books can be enormously helpful in learning to code.
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