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Re: I Want To Learn Programming. Which Language Should I Start With? by DriggityDre: 1:34pm On Jun 08
Plead:



/* Hello World program */

#include<stdio.h>

int main(int argc, char **argv)
{
printf("Hello World"wink;}
What you planning to do with C btw?
Re: I Want To Learn Programming. Which Language Should I Start With? by Plead(m): 2:50pm On Jun 08
DriggityDre:

Not bad. Lemme drop a few tips.

You could place a one-block space between the string/char and the closing bracket, so that NL won't change it to a wink emoji.

You could also use the [cõde][/cøde] tag to preserve your indentation, else NL won't acknowledge it.
Let me re-write it.

Like this;

/* Hello World program */

#include < stdio.h >
int main() {
// printf() displays the string inside quotation
printf( "Hello, World!" );
return 0;
}



Also;

In many C++ IDE's and compilers, when it generates the main function for you, it looks like this:
int main(int argc, char *argv[])


When you code C++ without an IDE, just with a command line compiler, it displays this:
int main()


Basically, the first parameter (argc) is the number of arguments provided and the second parameter (argv) is a list of strings representing those arguments.

int main();

This is a simple declaration. It cannot take any command line arguments.

int main( int argc, char* argv[] );

This declaration is used when your program must take command-line arguments.



Alternatively, you could use:

int main( int argc, char** argv );

This is also valid. This is the one you used, but it's char** argv, not char **argv.

There is another parameter you can add:
int main ( int argc, char *argv[], char *envp[] )


The envp parameter also contains environment variables.
Sighs....
Thanks.
Re: I Want To Learn Programming. Which Language Should I Start With? by Plead(m): 2:51pm On Jun 08
DriggityDre:
What you planning to do with C btw?

grin
Re: I Want To Learn Programming. Which Language Should I Start With? by Patiee: 3:33pm On Jun 08
I want to create a user's last seen in a forum im working on.Can anybody help me how to do this.Im using JavaScript.
Re: I Want To Learn Programming. Which Language Should I Start With? by stanliwise(m): 3:35pm On Jun 08
Plead:


grin
many people learn language without any plan in site.
Re: I Want To Learn Programming. Which Language Should I Start With? by stanliwise(m): 3:36pm On Jun 08
Patiee:
I want to create a user's last seen in a forum im working on.Can anybody help me how to do this.Im using JavaScript.
simple each time a user make a click event, just record his/her time and store it in a database. Then retrieve it when you need it.

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Re: I Want To Learn Programming. Which Language Should I Start With? by Plead(m): 3:38pm On Jun 08
stanliwise:
many people learn language without any plan in site.

Not really.
Re: I Want To Learn Programming. Which Language Should I Start With? by stanliwise(m): 3:39pm On Jun 08
Plead:


Not really.
wink wink wink
I have toilet roll list of names with me
Re: I Want To Learn Programming. Which Language Should I Start With? by Patiee: 3:39pm On Jun 08
stanliwise:
simple each time a user make a click event, just record his/her time and store it in a database. Then retrieve it when you need it.
I'm not dealing with databases for now, is there any other way?
Re: I Want To Learn Programming. Which Language Should I Start With? by stanliwise(m): 3:57pm On Jun 08
Patiee:

I'm not dealing with databases for now, is there any other way?
Use cookie or text or whatever mechanism of storage you use.
Re: I Want To Learn Programming. Which Language Should I Start With? by Nwokonta: 12:20am On Jun 09
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Re: I Want To Learn Programming. Which Language Should I Start With? by Iamsheye(m): 3:54pm On Jun 09
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Re: I Want To Learn Programming. Which Language Should I Start With? by macanthony001: 12:43am On Jun 10
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Re: I Want To Learn Programming. Which Language Should I Start With? by skilltoucher(m): 1:24pm On Jun 11
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Re: I Want To Learn Programming. Which Language Should I Start With? by ABSAO(m): 4:11pm On Jun 12
HappyPagan:

I am well Bro. Yes o, e don tey. Life happens.. I'm running a Python tutorial on Telegram...so I've been active here, hunting for fresh heads to pythonize.

Hope you are good and doing well.
Hello sir! please can I join your tutorial? I'm interested in programming and I don't know anything about it. I'm a pre beginner. I will like to have you as mentor. what has been delaying is laptop and hopefully before the end of this year I will get one. I just want to be part of your tutorial. I need to start somewhere. Thanks in advance
Re: I Want To Learn Programming. Which Language Should I Start With? by HappyPagan: 5:05pm On Jun 12
ABSAO:
Hello sir! please can I join your tutorial? I'm interested in programming and I don't know anything about it. I'm a pre beginner. I will like to have you as mentor. what has been delaying is laptop and hopefully before the end of this year I will get one. I just want to be part of your tutorial. I need to start somewhere. Thanks in advance

No problem. You are welcome.
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Re: I Want To Learn Programming. Which Language Should I Start With? by iedide: 5:10pm On Jun 13
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Re: I Want To Learn Programming. Which Language Should I Start With? by EazyJ(f): 12:10pm On Jun 14
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Re: I Want To Learn Programming. Which Language Should I Start With? by Maskyy(m): 12:22pm On Jun 16
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Re: I Want To Learn Programming. Which Language Should I Start With? by Okezzie(m): 10:06am On Jun 20
DriggityDre:
What you planning to do with C btw?
pls sir it serious sir pls check ur mail
Re: I Want To Learn Programming. Which Language Should I Start With? by DICKstractor(m): 11:32pm On Jun 20
Javanian:
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Good day sir,
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Re: I Want To Learn Programming. Which Language Should I Start With? by Etinosa1234: 6:13pm On Jun 21
public class Program
{
public static void main(String[] args) {
int i=10;
System.out.println(i++);
System.out.println(--i);
i--;
--i;

}
}

please..I don't understand this.. isn't the second method call suppose to be 9 instead of 10
Re: I Want To Learn Programming. Which Language Should I Start With? by omoluabiguy: 4:01pm On Jun 22
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Re: I Want To Learn Programming. Which Language Should I Start With? by omoluabiguy: 4:12pm On Jun 22
Etinosa1234:
public class Program
{
public static void main(String[] args) {
int i=10;
System.out.println(i++);
System.out.println(--i);
i--;
--i;

}
}

please..I don't understand this.. isn't the second method call suppose to be 9 instead of 10

Your second method would start from 10 but i-- would start from 9. The differences between both iterations are based on how you set the operator. --i Would start from the exact value, and then start reversing after every call while i-- would start from the next value.
If your value is 10 and you wanna iterate backward, calling --i would start from 10, 9 8 7 6 .....while calling i-- would start straight from 9 8 7 6 .... same thing if you use i++ and ++i —-> 11, 12, 13 ... and 10, 11, 12, 13 ..


Does that make sense to you?
Re: I Want To Learn Programming. Which Language Should I Start With? by Etinosa1234: 5:56pm On Jun 22
omoluabiguy:


Your second method would start from 10 but i-- would start from 9. The differences between both iterations are based on how you set the operator. --i Would start from the exact value, and then start reversing after every call while i-- would start from the next value.
If your value is 10 and you wanna iterate backward, calling --i would start from 10, 9 8 7 6 .....while calling i-- would start straight from 9 8 7 6 .... same thing if you use i++ and ++i —-> 11, 12, 13 ... and 10, 11, 12, 13 ..


Does that make sense to you?
thanks boss
Re: I Want To Learn Programming. Which Language Should I Start With? by Okezzie(m): 7:13pm On Jun 22
DriggityDre:
What you planning to do with C btw?
shud i start wit udemy first
advice me pls
Re: I Want To Learn Programming. Which Language Should I Start With? by sirblend: 10:11am On Jun 23
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