A beginners guide to replit!
Squirrel777 (127)

Before I got hacked, I really liked this tutorial that I made and just wanted to repost it so I can help more beginners! And just because someone has few cycles does not mean that they are a beginner!

A small introduction

Anyway's, Welcome to Replit! Replit is an IDE. Which means its a software that lets you code more software! If you are new to repl it (I've been here for a while now), this might be good for you. Here are some simple steps to get started:

1.Select a language

There are many languages to choose from, but which one is for you?

Python - Super easy and is used a lot. (Though its kinda slow because it downloads a bazillion packages and all that)

C++ - A little hard but very fast

Node.js - My Favorite language out of all of these! Not beginner friendly as it requires a lot of knowledge. Used for backend development, Node.js is one of the most used languages with over millions of users!

HTML, CCS, JS - These are used to make programs that make your program look better. It also makes up the web

More: https://repl.it/languages

2. Learn the basics

For me, the basics are:


-Displaying text

print("Hello, World!")


//This is a loop!
using namespace std;
int main() {
while(true) {
cout << "Hi!\n";


print(5 * 5)

If else

if 10 == 5*2:
  print("5*2 is 10!")
 print("5*2 is not 10 somehow!")


def sayHello():


Fruits = ["Banana", "Apple", "Strawberry"]

3.Make a small repl

Try making a little calculator or game using the stuff you learned

4.Post your repl on Repl Talk!

Share your Amazing repl on repl talk to get feedback!

5.Earn cycles

Cycles are basically useless internet points that dont really do anything. But I like to think of them as experience points. But you should not really worry of these, as they are useless and dont mean anything!

How to Earn cycles

Post's - People can upvote your posts if they like it.

Comments - People can also upvote your comments!

Answering questions - You can earn 5 cycles if somebody finds your answer correct!

The amount of upvotes a post or comment has looks like this:

And to see how much cycles you have, Look at the number next to your username. For example, I have 16

Tutorials and resources!

6. W3 schools and tutorialspoint are really good at explaining tutorials!

But there are also other great resources!
Tutorial - W3schools
Tutorial - tutorialspoint
Resource - Stack Overflow
Resource - Geeks for Geeks
Packages - Github
Packages - npm
I hope this guide helped if you are a beginner!

Don't give up! Never Give up!

Dont go thinking that you are a Pro coder just because you know how to do hello, world! or any of your 'lobby bot' things!

Many beginner's try to do complicated stuff like Node js and stuff like that. Dont do that! Instead, start with the basics and keep practicing! Learn a new programming language!

And code every day! This will help you practice!

And most importantly, dont give up! Again!

Coding is easy to learn, but hard to master.
- Someone

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elipie (373)

@Bookie0 this was part of the tutorial jam, he dmed me on discord.