A lot like magic
Imagine a wizard. By saying the right magic words in the right order She can make spectacular stuff happen.
Programming is a lot like that. By typing the right words and symbols in the right order, a programmer can make a computer do quite spectacular stuff. Awesome games for example.
At this site, Nilwen, you can learn how to program and also make your own games!
In the same way a wizard must learn how to say the strange magic words in the right way, a programmer must learn how to write programming words and symbols in the right way.
A programmer know how to read and write stuff like:
Knowing what it all means.
By learning how to program you will be able to make your own programs and games.
Trust me, it is really fun to make programs!
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