What Does a Noob See?

One of the biggest myths in learning is that people read and understand documentation. Here's an example.

Instructions Unclear, Stuck Inside Washing Machine Inside Blender

The trouble with Code Academy is that its instructions aren't clear a lot of the time. For instance, it gives the following Javascript code:

Body Parts: A Nursery Rhyme

I'm trying to learn Polish. Yeah, I know. Crazy, right? The language, I mean. Not me. I'm not crazy. I'm definitely sane. That's why I'm learning Polish. Badam tss!

The Inadequate Guide to Warsaw by a Heterosexual Non-brown Sort of Arty-farty Male Foreigner with Indistinct Political Leaning

Who is this Guide for?


The big one: accommodation. It is shit.