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Randal Vance Cunanan wrote:
I like to have a better grasp of the technology first before starting a project, so I try to read a beginner book first, then some intermediate to advanced books, sometimes before even trying to create an app.
How's that working out for you?
This seems like a very ineffective way of learning to me.
Most of what you read won't even stick because you don't know what you're reading about!

A book is fine, but follow along with the examples.
In the end, there's just one way to learn how to code and that's by writing code!

Personally, I go for tutorials on the internet.
Usually, a new technology has a "getting started" section on their website.
After you've seen some of the technology you can dive deeper, perhaps by reading a book.
Scanning through the different tutorials on a technologies' website can also help in knowing what you don't know, for example, you'll find out Vue.js has components which must be registered (whatever that means).
And, after some years of experience, I'll usually think "there's probably a pattern for this" after which I can do a directed search, for example, "share code between angular controllers".

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