# Welcome

Want to learn computer programming? Awesome!

You'll learn with Microsoft Excel. Why Excel? Reason the First: you may already know how to use Excel. You don't need to be an Excel expert to take this course. But it would help if you know how to enter formulas, copy cells, use the SUM function, like that.

Reason the Second: Knowing how to program with Excel is Wicked Useful! For example, maybe you spend a couple of days every quarter writing a sales report. If you know how, you can program Excel to do most of the work for you. Do two days of work in two hours. Yeeeeeehaaaaa!

Can you learn this stuff? Yes! Here's the only math you'll need:

Excel + programming = awesome sauce

If you're using this site as part of a course, you'll do exercises, and get feedback. You'll need an account on this site. There's help on creating an account and joining a class.

Check with your instructor to see if there are any extra things you need to do.