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Chelsea Chemweno
Chelsea Chemweno

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Do You Want to Improve Your Coding ?Try This

Programming is just all about practice and more practice. These top developers that we see grew over the years because of practice. You can have the best mentors and the best material, from videos to podcasts, but without exercise, there is no progress whatsoever that you will be making.
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Therefore these are some of the platforms I encourage you to join to perfect your skills to become the best programmer.

1. Code Wars

This has to be the most popular platform to practice your programming skills as it is beginner friendly. As for code wars, before you sign in to start your journey to practice coding, you must complete a beginner-friendly initiation in the language you are most familiar with.

After this, you are directed to begin it in stages known as Kata. If you are a beginner, you will start from Kata 1 and complete at Kata 8.

In each Kata, you will be solving between twenty and thirty problems.

2. Edabit

Edabit you get an opportunity to choose the language and level best suits you. With Edabit, you are exposed to the challenges, tutorials and some form of practice you can do on your own to perfect your programming skills.

It is a great way to know how to solve these coding problems.

3. Leetcode

This platform for practising your coding skills has been popular over the years as big organizations and companies have used t during the interview process. However, despite being suitable for practicing coding, it is not recommended at the beginner level. The reason being those problems that are termed to be easy is one of the hardest to solve. That is why edabit and code wars become the most preferred when it comes to beginner-level practice. You can also practise SQLin leetcode. I can also practice SQL skills in Leetcode.

With Leetcode, there is the free version and the paid version. With the paid version, one gets access to premium questions and articles. You will also be able to practice on questions depending on the company you are targeting. So it becomes worth investing in.

4. Exercisim

One of the unique platforms to practice your coding skills. This platform is mainly for developers looking for a niche to settle in. Primarily for a developer who falls between the intermediate and advanced levels.

Here one is exposed to developers who help you identify what you are best in, especially in developing out of all the 60 programming languages coding problems you will encounter in the journey.

5. Hacker Rank

Hacker Rank derives its name from β€œRank β€œ. With this, you get t to participate in a different competition. You could get to rank 10,000 0r 5,000. This is dependent on how much you are learning. So the basis of this platform is to keep learning, not put your mind on where you have ranked. Instead, keep improving your skills to become the best version of yourself.

Another valuable thing about this platform is receiving certificates you could use when applying for those jobs.
In conclusion, these are my top five platforms for practicing how to code better. Remember, constantly practice and practice to grasp more of what you have learnt.

β€œRome was not built in one day. β€œ Keep practicing your code.

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