Suggestions on where to learn the basics

Factotum

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Does anyone have suggestions on where to go back to the basics of learning VBA? I've been self-taught over the past six years by reverse engineering results from the macro recorder and Google searches. I've always felt like I skipped the basics and never learned anything about the core concepts that I'm guessing apply to VBA, SQL, M/Power Query, Dax, etc.

Right now I'm seen as the resident Excel genius at my company (which is really sad), but I could be miles ahead I just understood the basics: I'm talking about the most basic building blocks of programming - I don't even know how best to describe what I want to learn because I don't even know what I don't know.

Most resources I've found assume that you already know these basics, so I end up copying code that does what I want it to do, rather than understanding how and why it works.

I was just referred to 'M is for (DATA) MONKEY' (by Ken Puls and Miguel Escobar) to help me learn Power Query and I might give it a shot. Any similar recommendations for VBA? Or maybe a good youtube channel or classroom type setting?

Thanks for any suggestions!
 

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hiker95

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Factotum,

Thanks for the feedback.

You are very welcome, and, come back to MrExcel anytime.
 

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