By Mashable Video2014-08-29 14:03:05 UTC

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In our latest Ask a Dev video, our first guest host — iOS developer Michael Sayman — discusses how to get started in coding when you’re young and lack resources.

Sayman began making money off his first iOS app when he was just 13 years old. Now, at age 18, he has one of the most popular apps in the App Store, a photo-guessing game called 4 Snaps.

Sayman says that you should first look around to get ideas of what you could build, then dive into the numerous online resources available for coders. That’s how he found the back-end platform Parse, which simplified his process.

As a kid who grew up outside a tech hub without many resources, Sayman says not to get discouraged, and to keep pushing as you learn these valuable skills.

Check out the video above to learn more about how to get started in coding. Don’t forget to subscribe to our Ask a Dev YouTube channel.

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