So, I bought a PineTime Watch and it's going to be arriving soon (yay!). I'm thinking of teaching myself Rust to fully appreciate the Dev kit, but I have zero coding experience.
Fediverse, do you have an advice on where to start teaching myself?
@Mundon really keen to hear about how you get on with the Pine Watch!
@eddie I'm excited for it too. I currently have a low end fitness tracker that I got for Christmas as my "smart watch", but the PineTime will be a fun project watch to learn more about IoT.
@Mundon totally agree. You've convinced me - I'm going to go for one as well!
Automate the boring stuff with Python is a good start for programming in general.
The official #Rust book is very beginner friendly though some knowledge of basics like functions, variables, loops, etc is required.
Hope you have fun with your dev kit!
@Mundon I had no idea Pine was doing a watch! Thank you for the link - I just ordered a dev kit too :)
@apetresc You're welcome. Happy...uh...watching?
Not sure about Rust, but in general learning to code is pretty much the same, get yourself acquainted with the force, ahm I meant data types, loops and selections. These are the basics of every language the rest is just sugar coating. I taught my self coding from a c++ book, but not sure what the title was...
But this site seems to be a good start:
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