Discover and share stories

of adventure, connection, and change making.

13 people think this is good

Learn to Code by Doing: Like this Gal, Everyday for 180 Days

Hank Knaack

“I knew I wanted to code,” says Dewalt. “But every resource I found was like a giant wall I couldn’t penetrate.” Instead of picking a programming language, she decided she would pick concrete projects, and execute, one per day, for about six months. [And] she did it... made a website every day for 180 days. Check them out here via FastCo:

Continue to



  1. {{}}
  1. {{fields.video_link.url}}

Ready to post! You’ve uploaded the maximum number of images.

Your video is ready to post!

Oops! Nice pic, but it’s just not our (file) type. Please try uploading a .jpg or .png image.

Well, this is embarrassing. Something went wrong when posting your comment. Care to try again?

That image is too large. Maximum size is 6MB.

Please enter a valid URL from YouTube or Vimeo.

Embedding has been disabled for this video.


Posting comment...

  • Rosalie Murphy

    This is awesome! I wish I had enough time for something like it, but I could definitely include a simple lesson into my daily routine -- maybe one website a week. Thanks for sharing thins, Hank, I'm inspired!

    • Alessandra Rizzotti

      Maybe creating project-based goals would also help. Our coding for good program helped me complete some goals. I didn't do all the lessons, but I got through some of them:

  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    I love that she's also reaching out to people to design their sites. What a great way to help her community!