. For those who is familiar with programming in other language, might not be hard to start after briefly familiarizing with syntax of the corresponding language
and practicing a little on basic tasks
. Maybe not very quick but independent solving the problems at exercism.io
can be a good testing of your skills and readiness for the course.
It is very important to not have problems with logic
and analytical thinking
. It is preferable to take this test
or similar with 100% – our statistics claims that in this case the risk of a student not being up to the course is minimal. If the result is lower, everything depends on what questions were given wrong answers and that those answers were – in that case it would be beneficial to take our questionnaire and our version of the test
to get a review and final feedback with recommendations.
In fact, good analytical thinking
. Th only thing you need to consider – is if you didn't learn basics before taking the course, as a result it will take more time, and if, for example, you'll discover a weakness in your coding skills, mentor can send you to extra training in our coding basics pool (it can happen between 2nd and 4th or after 14th task), where you'll be improving needed skills while solving algorithmic and code structuring problems, instead of automation. Therefore, if you paid upfront – you have nothing to worry about (the course duration is calculated with some leeway), but if you choose monthly payments it can increase your spending.