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|Re: So You Want To Be A Programmer...? by dsypha(m): 10:29pm On Oct 01, 2013|
Elvisten10: i flowed well with java in 2 weeks.
it is not ur first language then, even if its not ur first, u can't learn d entire language construct in 2weeks, d libraries alone sef will tak a while to gt used to.
|Re: So You Want To Be A Programmer...? by DharkPoet(m): 1:05am On Oct 02, 2013|
I recommend Big Java Late Objects by Cay S. Horstmann, it's a 164mb pdf file, it's really good for beginners, and covers data structures, design and algorithmic principles, visually appealing with images where needed.... I'm a beginner and would recommend this book for beginners. Graćias!!
|Re: So You Want To Be A Programmer...? by Elvisten10(m): 4:10pm On Oct 02, 2013|
dsypha:understand what i mean by flow, not entirely perfect. Java was the first language i learnt.
|Re: So You Want To Be A Programmer...? by Nobody: 4:18pm On Oct 02, 2013|
Please i need someone to tell me how to use image in my java program. I'm currently on GUI stuffs & i didn't understand how my online tutor did it.
I use eclipse to program.
|Re: So You Want To Be A Programmer...? by kambo(m): 7:29pm On Oct 02, 2013|
Elvisten10: i learnt programming with a phone, created my first app with a phone and am still coding with a phone. Its possible. www.nairaland.com/1339891/14-year-old-nigerian-bulk-sms-app
i thought u sold ur website to buy a laptop! U still without a puter!?
|Re: So You Want To Be A Programmer...? by Elvisten10(m): 9:23pm On Oct 02, 2013|
|Re: So You Want To Be A Programmer...? by javarules(m): 10:50pm On Oct 03, 2013|
I actually have a diffferent opinion about programming.
Don't get me wrong, javalove is a VERY VERY close friend of mine. And we have had this argument a couple of times. I don't believe writing Hello World makes you a Programmer. NO!. Same way you can't predict Paracetamol for headache and call yourself a Doctor. If you call yourself a Programmer because you write helloworld or 1+1, then what do you call Linux Torvalds?
I actually wrote a blog sometimes ago, it's a funny read if you are interested. It's not as serious as javalove's post.
|Re: So You Want To Be A Programmer...? by Geniusvic(m): 10:50pm On Oct 03, 2013|
I aspire to be a programmer, but here's the thing; I've not done any formal computer training and I'd wanted to go to NIIT but I was confused about the course to start from. I need guidance..
|Re: So You Want To Be A Programmer...? by dsypha(m): 6:52am On Oct 04, 2013|
javarules: I actually have a diffferent opinion about programming.
So What makes u a programmer??, maybe u mistaking a software architect or software developer for a programer!
|Re: So You Want To Be A Programmer...? by kambo(m): 2:44pm On Oct 04, 2013|
it's easy to share the highlights of ur success story in sketches but if u wanna help a broda up to ur pedestal u've got to colour in d details then u'll b a true mentor.
U cud even because of the rich details graduate to printing a biography.
what made u a non (medical) doctor(supposed) get interested in writing a medical app! What seeded the interest?
How did u go from toy apps to mega app, this is a transition many cant make hence theyre stuck as puzzle solvers , teachers etc
there's a saying "those who cant do(or program) teach".
Zuckerberg transition to creating facebook and billy gatus transition to writing altair basic is very well documented. I.e the small apps they wrote b4 d big apps. Share urs.
How long did the blockbuster app take, what was ur experience creating awareness about the app and eventually getting accepted enough to address a notable audience. Then share the frustration stories the low moments when it seemed ur confidence was on d gang plank
and how u averted its toppling over.
Cuz all newbies go thru these phases but som fall by the wayside seeing how a fellow brother made it thru can make a difference btw anoda success story on NL or giving up out of (mayb wrong) belief that theyre not cut out for this kinda thing.
|Re: So You Want To Be A Programmer...? by wisemania(m): 4:13pm On Oct 04, 2013|
^^^Seconded!...javalove l37'5 h34r fr0m y0u...
|Re: So You Want To Be A Programmer...? by Meklex(m): 4:21pm On Oct 06, 2013|
Elvisten10: i learnt programming with a phone, created my first app with a phone and am still coding with a phone. Its possible. www.nairaland.com/1339891/14-year-old-nigerian-bulk-sms-apphow did you do it??
|Re: So You Want To Be A Programmer...? by Elvisten10(m): 4:38pm On Oct 06, 2013|
Meklex: how did you do it??contact me via email firstname.lastname@example.org
|Re: So You Want To Be A Programmer...? by hiuser(m): 7:50pm On Oct 06, 2013|
javalove: So you want to be a programmer? You want to write web and desktop applications. You want to develop software for the iPhone and the Android market You want to be a solutions provider to companies and individuals alike. Let me share tips that will help in your quest to be one of us – the geeky do-gooders!
First of aLl* don't code with your issues* people can see your flaws**
Second* don't ask it a second time; you just work with it cause when you publish it we see it not you!
|Re: So You Want To Be A Programmer...? by hiuser(m): 7:53pm On Oct 06, 2013|
Meklex: how did you do it??
Well, take a sit when you've dealt with your iSsues know your machine and OS very well! They shipped it because : 'I do it'
|Re: So You Want To Be A Programmer...? by dami9ja(m): 3:22pm On Oct 15, 2013|
Can you recommend a Java book for a beginner? Thanks.
|Re: So You Want To Be A Programmer...? by talk2hb1(m): 5:50pm On Oct 15, 2013|
dami9ja:Java How to program by deitel deitel
Though very Voluminous about a Thousand plus page
|Re: So You Want To Be A Programmer...? by jboy01(m): 6:21pm On Oct 15, 2013|
dsypha:Nice talk pal, I am a vb.net guy(above intermediate), and willing to go into java. I have been into reading java ebook (Core java volume 1) and watch video tuturial ( lynda dot com video tutorial) for like 2 weeks now. Although I am almost done with the basic syntax, I known I still have a lot to learn. Am presently writing code for a calculator with Netbean. Design d front end and coding d back end.
Just using that to perfect my basic skill till I learn up to GUI stage to undastand the jcomponent stuff well.
|Re: So You Want To Be A Programmer...? by dami9ja(m): 3:09am On Oct 16, 2013|
|Re: So You Want To Be A Programmer...? by dami9ja(m): 3:11am On Oct 16, 2013|
Do u mind hooking me up with your Lynda video tut? Thanks.
|Re: So You Want To Be A Programmer...? by Preboy1: 2:04am On Oct 17, 2013|
Nice thread nw i so wana have a lappy nd start programming, al fears are gone
|Re: So You Want To Be A Programmer...? by dsypha(m): 9:30am On Oct 17, 2013|
Hell yeahh, deitel is cool, but u need patience to understand deitel, if u are q beginner truelly, But wen u learn to love the book, You wont even know u are learning. You can also use "The Java programming language by James Gosling" The author of java... along with the deitel
|Re: So You Want To Be A Programmer...? by jizz: 11:19pm On Dec 07, 2013|
Well to my opinion, being a programmer is quite simple. As a newbie in programming, yo can start to lean vb.net first, which is uite easier and later proceed to c language and then java. You can study online on your own by using youtube and google.
There is a new Nigeria Freelancing platform that you can achieve this from, It is http://jolancer.com/index.php/get-started/user/dashboard
You can register as a freelancer on the site and put you through with the programming language to start with and after being competent with the programming, then you can get a frelancing job that suits your skills. Just register on the site and contact the people in charge at email@example.com good luck with learning programming
|Re: So You Want To Be A Programmer...? by thomaz04: 11:13pm On Mar 11, 2017|
pls guyz i need help
|Re: So You Want To Be A Programmer...? by thomaz04: 11:14pm On Mar 11, 2017|
and its urgent
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