Reminds me how I started coding (when I was about 13 too). I had a computer with Visual Studios (I don't remember how I got hold of it), a grade 4 computer text book (had introduction to QBASIC in it), and access to only 1 hour dial up internet in a cyber cafe during the weekend.
I just used the WYSIWYG interface of Visual Studios to build Windows Form apps with Visual Basic. Didn't really understand what all the code was doing, I just knew if I double click on a button, it'll take me to the part of the code which will run when clicking on the button.
I pretty much followed this strategy to learn HTML and CSS with Dreamweaver's GUI. After some time you just remember the HTML tags and CSS properties.
Only got to real formal programming when I finally got better access to internet.
Thanks for your reply. I love your story
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