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:

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game.createActor('Zombie', {
    x: ePosition.x,
    y: ePosition.y,
    isFriendZombie: true
});
 
this.removeActor(eIdThis);

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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Your first program
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