So you want to learn to code but don’t know where to start and are possibly feeling overwhelmed by all the options available. You’ve probably read and heard about hundreds of different websites, courses, books, and other resources. Maybe you’ve spent hours looking at reviews but you still don’t know which programming language to learn or which learning resource to choose.
I know how it feels because I’ve been there before and gone through the struggle of learning how to code on my own and made a lot of mistakes that slowed me down on the way. This is basically the guide I wish I’d had when I was starting out. …
Learn Selenium by making a Reddit bot
If you’ve ever used some sort of messaging app in your browser, you’ve probably noticed how the browser tab icon(favicon) will suddenly change when you get a message to notify you even if you are in another tab. This kind of effect is helpful to users and also can boost engagement rates for your application, a win-win. The best part is that adding a cool effect like this only takes a few lines of code!
Video Tutorial and Example
If you prefer a video tutorial to reading, you can watch this, otherwise the written tutorial continues below.
The only thing you’ll need for this tutorial…
First, you’ll connect your bot and have it notify you that it’s online, then you’ll gradually add the following functionality: