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I Want To Learn Programming, Where Do I Start From? by LordeCalifornia: 4:43pm On Oct 09, 2017
I really want to learn how to program and build system softwares and applications. I have no knowledge on programming whatsoever.
So to achieve this, where do I start from? What are the tools/softwares I would need for this?
Re: I Want To Learn Programming, Where Do I Start From? by Prec1ous(m): 5:21pm On Oct 09, 2017
Html and css
J_query
Javascript
Bootstrap
Php

Start with those
Re: I Want To Learn Programming, Where Do I Start From? by branhampaul(m): 5:46pm On Oct 09, 2017
Html is the basic, then learn Css which makes designing less stressful.
After learning those then pick among these to learn; Php, python, perl, node.js or any other one.
Re: I Want To Learn Programming, Where Do I Start From? by LordeCalifornia: 6:21pm On Oct 09, 2017
Prec1ous:
Html and css
J_query
Javascript
Bootstrap
Php

Start with those
I appreciate your reply. But the thing is, how exactly do I begin?
Do I need to download any software to begin?
Or do i start by writing my codes on a notebook? Or on my computer's note pad?

I'm a clean slate with no programming knowledge at all.
Re: I Want To Learn Programming, Where Do I Start From? by LordeCalifornia: 6:25pm On Oct 09, 2017
branhampaul:
Html is the basic, then learn Css which makes designing less stressful.
After learning those then pick among these to learn; Php, python, perl, node.js or any other one.
How exactly do I learn any of these programming languages? Do I need a software to begin? Kindly explain it to me like I'm 5.
Thanks.
Re: I Want To Learn Programming, Where Do I Start From? by Prec1ous(m): 6:38pm On Oct 09, 2017
LordeCalifornia:

I appreciate your reply. But the thing is, how exactly do I begin?
Do I need to download any software to begin?
Or do i start by writing my codes on a notebook? Or on my computer's note pad?

I'm a clean slate with no programming knowledge at all.

I bought a notebook then. Writing down the things I don't ever want to forget.

Downloaded PDF to read, they will instruct you on the programs to install.

Learn one advantage time
Re: I Want To Learn Programming, Where Do I Start From? by LordeCalifornia: 6:59pm On Oct 09, 2017
Prec1ous:


I bought a notebook then. Writing down the things I don't ever want to forget.

Downloaded PDF to read, they will instruct you on the programs to install.

Learn one advantage time
Did you study computer science in the university or you learnt programming all yourself?
Re: I Want To Learn Programming, Where Do I Start From? by Prec1ous(m): 7:13pm On Oct 09, 2017
LordeCalifornia:

Did you study computer science in the university or you learnt programming all yourself?

Studied Agriculture.

Learnt programming on my own, you can do it
Re: I Want To Learn Programming, Where Do I Start From? by branhampaul(m): 7:14pm On Oct 09, 2017
LordeCalifornia:

How exactly do I learn any of these programming languages? Do I need a software to begin? Kindly explain it to me like I'm 5.
Thanks.
Nope, You can learn them with an Android phone. you just need an IDE to write the codes. visit http://www.tizag.com

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Re: I Want To Learn Programming, Where Do I Start From? by LordeCalifornia: 9:13pm On Oct 09, 2017
branhampaul:
Nope, You can learn them with an Android phone. you just need an IDE to write the codes. visit http://www.tizag.com
Seems the site you gave is for those who want to learn web development. My interest is in system Softwares and mobile applications. Thanks nonetheless, let me start from there.
Re: I Want To Learn Programming, Where Do I Start From? by LordeCalifornia: 9:13pm On Oct 09, 2017
Prec1ous:


Studied Agriculture.

Learnt programming on my own, you can do it
Good to know. Thanks.
Re: I Want To Learn Programming, Where Do I Start From? by GameKartel: 3:59pm On Oct 11, 2017
LordeCalifornia:
I really want to learn how to program and build system softwares and applications. I have no knowledge on programming whatsoever.
So to achieve this, where do I start from? What are the tools/softwares I would need for this?
well c# and lua is perfect for system app and softwares and u can incorporate c# in xamarin for cross-platform android/ios mobile dev or python only will still do for ui design combine with c# or c++ or python only for desktop apps or apple's own swift 2 language for ios app and mac desktop app dou is not cheap since you gonna need apple laptop. c++ for game designs and app engine dat powers frostbite 45%, unreal engine 100%, blizzard entertainment 48%. you can use java language for both android mobile dev and software app. in summary any of dz 3 below is the most powerful language; c++, c#, and python> you can accomplish anything you want to do with great proficiency in any of dz; d ball is within ya court.
Re: I Want To Learn Programming, Where Do I Start From? by LordeCalifornia: 9:52pm On Oct 14, 2017
GameKartel:
well c# and lua is perfect for system app and softwares and u can incorporate c# in xamarin for cross-platform android/ios mobile dev or python only will still do for ui design combine with c# or c++ or python only for desktop apps or apple's own swift 2 language for ios app and mac desktop app dou is not cheap since you gonna need apple laptop. c++ for game designs and app engine dat powers frostbite 45%, unreal engine 100%, blizzard entertainment 48%. you can use java language for both android mobile dev and software app. in summary any of dz 3 below is the most powerful language; c++, c#, and python> you can accomplish anything you want to do with great proficiency in any of dz; d ball is within ya court.
Thanks for taking your time to explain this.
I just downloaded some python books.
So, python it is.
Re: I Want To Learn Programming, Where Do I Start From? by umitechie: 3:15pm On Oct 15, 2017
Python is a good choice and the syntax is simpler to grasp compared to some other languages. Whether you're going to build systems, mobile apps, etc It might also be good to get a grasp of HTML/CSS and JavaScript. Codecademy.com & freecodecamp.com would help you.
Re: I Want To Learn Programming, Where Do I Start From? by LordeCalifornia: 3:34pm On Oct 15, 2017
umitechie:
Python is a good choice and the syntax is simpler to grasp compared to some other languages. Whether you're going to build systems, mobile apps, etc It might also be good to get a grasp of HTML/CSS and JavaScript. Codecademy.com & freecodecamp.com would help you.
Yeah thanks! I'd sure check the sites out.
Re: I Want To Learn Programming, Where Do I Start From? by GameKartel: 5:29pm On Oct 15, 2017
LordeCalifornia:

Thanks for taking your time to explain this.
I just downloaded some python books.
So, python it is.
i m glad i can help; some ppl dnt knw picking up randomly any programming languages w/o knowing its full purpose and power of use is a waste of talent and resources. it all boils down 2 what one actually wants to achieve with dem. thats why they are soo many out dia; c,c#, c++, java, visual basic ++ or whatever, lua, scala, python, pascal, apple's own swift 2, dephilan, boo, perl etc. it is just a matter of choice and motivation to decide d one or two that really matters. as for me, i am already a c++ and GDscript guy. my life, my choice.
Re: I Want To Learn Programming, Where Do I Start From? by LordeCalifornia: 5:34pm On Oct 15, 2017
GameKartel:
i m glad i can help; some ppl dnt knw picking up randomly any programming languages w/o knowing its full purpose and power of use is a waste of talent and resources. it all boils down 2 what one actually wants to achieve with dem. thats why they are soo many out dia; c,c#, c++, java, visual basic ++ or whatever, lua, scala, python, pascal, apple's own swift 2, dephilan, boo, perl etc. it is just a matter choice and motivation to decide d one or two that really matters. as for me, i am already a c++ and GDscript guy. my life, my choice.
Yeah, I want to major in python and JAVA. My passion is App development. How long have you been coding?
Re: I Want To Learn Programming, Where Do I Start From? by GameKartel: 5:57pm On Oct 15, 2017
LordeCalifornia:

Yeah, I want to major in python and JAVA. My passion is App development. How long have you been coding?
attended my first website development seminar in 2005 with maximum insight company, i have got a groupie class picture and cert to show for it. but professionally 3yrs ago, started off with web development. then i jump ship later now that wiix.com and wordpress are taking our jobs. dia is blogspot, web templates and scripts flooding d internet, now when some buys or register a domain name, u will get all the fancy option of easily building a point and edit, super easy and user-friendly web template ready to go online at a single mouse click. i got frustrated bcuz d web dev jobs were not forthcoming. even during d era of peer2peer website tin, they were all recycling and editing already pre-built web templates and scripts. then i quit struggling and divert to other areas of programming. but i still offer help and build customize website occasionally.
Re: I Want To Learn Programming, Where Do I Start From? by GameKartel: 6:09pm On Oct 15, 2017
LordeCalifornia:

Yeah, I want to major in python and JAVA. My passion is App development. How long have you been coding?
very well thought-out and good choice, i really like java and python combino, i wish i could switch over but i lyk my own dz way. hmm u cant under-estimate the power of python. i think the knowledge of python alone is responsible for internet hacking and emerging online hackers, bcuz python can bind and embed well with just about any programming language. i might one day pick it up as i go, and i wont be surprised
Re: I Want To Learn Programming, Where Do I Start From? by LordeCalifornia: 6:23pm On Oct 15, 2017
GameKartel:
attended my first website development seminar in 2005 with maximum insight company, i have got a groupie class picture and cert to show for it. but professionally 3yrs ago, started off with web development. then i jump ship later now that wiix.com and wordpress are taking our jobs. dia is blogspot, web templates and scripts flooding d internet, now when some buys or register a domain name, u will get all the fancy option of easily building a point and edit, super easy and user-friendly web template ready to go online at a single mouse click. i got frustrated bcuz d web dev jobs were not forthcoming. even during d era of peer2peer website tin, they were all recycling and editing already pre-built web templates and scripts. then i quit struggling and divert to other areas of programming. but i still offer help and build customize website occasionally.
Interesting, you had an early exposure. Yeah true, blogger, wordpress, SimDif and the likes are really making it difficult for Web developers to thrive in this era. Aside That, I think the web development sector of programming seems to be getting 'super-saturated' by the day with the overwhelming influx of new programmers (which is not really bad)
Anyways, my programming journey just kicked off. I hope to enjoy The ride with the guidance of nairaland programmers like you, sir. smiley
Re: I Want To Learn Programming, Where Do I Start From? by GameKartel: 6:32pm On Oct 15, 2017
LordeCalifornia:

Interesting, you had an early exposure. Yeah true, blogger, wordpress, SimDif and the likes are really making it difficult for Web developers to thrive in this era. Aside That, I think the web development sector of programming seems to be getting 'super-saturated' by the day with the overwhelming influx of new programmers (which is not really bad)
Anyways, my programming journey just kicked off. I hope to enjoy The ride with the guidance of nairaland programmers like you, sir. smiley
you mean some on and off coders like us until 3yrs ago recently. my advice is no matter what, dont stray just keep pushing until u see yourslf succeeding.
Re: I Want To Learn Programming, Where Do I Start From? by LordeCalifornia: 6:37pm On Oct 15, 2017
GameKartel:
you mean some on and off coders like us until 3yrs ago recently. my advice is no matter what, dont stray just keep pushing until u see yourslf succeeding.
Lol. Thanks For the tip.
Re: I Want To Learn Programming, Where Do I Start From? by kennyjam: 6:24pm On Nov 12, 2017
hello bro, pls what did you download and install and ensure on ur pc/phone before coding in python lang? also,the pdfs/books to aid you. thanks,i await ur quick reply!
Re: I Want To Learn Programming, Where Do I Start From? by LordeCalifornia: 1:15pm On Nov 16, 2017
kennyjam:
hello bro, pls what did you download and install and ensure on ur pc/phone before coding in python lang? also,the pdfs/books to aid you. thanks,i await ur quick reply!
Sorry for the late reply,
w w w . p y t h o n . o r g / d o w n l o a d s


Then select your OS.

Or

There's a video on youtube titled "all of python in one video". You'd see all you need there.
Re: I Want To Learn Programming, Where Do I Start From? by kennyjam: 2:24pm On Nov 16, 2017
LordeCalifornia:

Sorry for the late reply,
w w w . p y t h o n . o r g / d o w n l o a d s


Then select your OS.

Or

There's a video on youtube titled "all of python in one video". You'd see all you need there.
OK. I have download it since and even a video recommended on the site. i having been surfing through the software because i have installed it but i dont know how to start although i have download a pdf of python from tutorialspoint. the version of the python is 3.7. now,how do i begin? is there anything more to download and install? thanks bro!
Re: I Want To Learn Programming, Where Do I Start From? by LordeCalifornia: 3:52pm On Nov 16, 2017
kennyjam:
OK. I have download it since and even a video recommended on the site. i having been surfing through the software because i have installed it but i dont know how to start although i have download a pdf of python from tutorialspoint. the version of the python is 3.7. now,how do i begin? is there anything more to download and install? thanks bro!
After installing it,
Press the 'windows key'
Then type 'python' in the search engine.
Then click on 'python (command line)'


Then type print "hello world" and press enter
Re: I Want To Learn Programming, Where Do I Start From? by AkinseteK(m): 4:17pm On Nov 16, 2017
LordeCalifornia:
I really want to learn how to program and build system softwares and applications. I have no knowledge on programming whatsoever.
So to achieve this, where do I start from? What are the tools/softwares I would need for this?


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Re: I Want To Learn Programming, Where Do I Start From? by kennyjam: 4:41pm On Nov 16, 2017
LordeCalifornia:

After installing it,
Press the 'windows key'
Then type 'python' in the search engine.
Then click on 'python (command line)'


Then type print "hello world" and press enter
. I have done it and according to the video. isn't there anything else aside that? i'm presently at a halt.
Re: I Want To Learn Programming, Where Do I Start From? by LordeCalifornia: 4:42pm On Nov 16, 2017
AkinseteK:



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How much and how long would the training last?
Re: I Want To Learn Programming, Where Do I Start From? by kennyjam: 4:45pm On Nov 16, 2017
there are three sub-files on clicking the python command. what are they used for and how should i use them. thanks once more
Re: I Want To Learn Programming, Where Do I Start From? by LordeCalifornia: 4:49pm On Nov 16, 2017
kennyjam:
. I have done it and according to the video. isn't there anything else aside that? i'm presently at a halt.
Were you able to print 'hello world'?


You know I'm equally a beginner, maybe Olamil434 can help out
Re: I Want To Learn Programming, Where Do I Start From? by LordeCalifornia: 4:57pm On Nov 16, 2017
kennyjam:
there are three sub-files on clicking the python command. what are they used for and how should i use them. thanks once more
I'm at work presently (and I'm not with my system). So I can't give a qualitative reply.

I'd sure give a more useful reply when I get hold of my system.

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