The Power of the Docs

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While learning to code is fairly interesting academic pursuit in it's own right, it also has other learning benefits. For one, coders learn to how to learn. They are continually exploring, testing, and drawing conclusions about how certain things work. The documentation that describes specific aspects of programming languages is a valuable resource for programmers. This video gives an example of how using the accompanying documentation can enable coders to learn independently. 

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  • Reveals how coders can explore new functionality and test it out in a program
  • Simple introduction to using documentation in programming 
  • Clear explanation 
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