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Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by SirLakes: 9:05am On Dec 02, 2019
flange:



Im 32 anybody can learn programming for any reason..i am a control engineer i programme for just money. Just be FOCUSED


Gbam! Money first

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Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by Abcruz(m): 9:09am On Dec 02, 2019
hachan:
But what if you just want to hack? You should have good knowledge of all programming languages

You don't need to.
Find the best programming language suitable for different aspect of hacking and have a deep knowledge about that language. That's what makes you a professional hacker.

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Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by hachan: 9:13am On Dec 02, 2019
Abcruz:


You don't need to.
Find the best programming language suitable for different aspect of hacking and have a deep knowledge about that language. That's what makes you a professional hacker.
That would be c++ I guess
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by flange: 9:16am On Dec 02, 2019
Eaztzide:

Choose any popular one(s) in the top ten of this.

Well it depends on what u want to focus on. From my own experience

Java, Java script for web development

C,C++ mainly for microcontrollers, embedded systems, Advanced vehicle control systems(adas)

Python for artificial intelligence, data science, which can be used for adas and others..equally simple
Now when u know python and AI u are ready for the next best thing FACT.

Nb i learnt python on my own for an average guy like me then its easy although i have Background in JAva and c++

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Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by FLwriter: 9:16am On Dec 02, 2019
I really want to learning programming language but my current work doesn't allow me. cry cry cry cry cry cry cry cry cry cry
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by Vabasi(m): 9:16am On Dec 02, 2019
Started late, 29
Still Learning HTML, CSS and Javascript.
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by brunofarad(m): 9:17am On Dec 02, 2019
The best programmers are actually people who were focused on solving varied problems with programming as they arise.

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Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by uvalentine2003(m): 9:24am On Dec 02, 2019
Am learning HTML for now
Am 16 years old

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Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by OutOfTheAshes(m): 9:27am On Dec 02, 2019
Programmers in the house I greet all of Una o. E don happen again....

Write a program that checks if a number is prime.

Na my school assignment. Thank you for your usual cooperation.
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by NaijaTalkTown(m): 9:30am On Dec 02, 2019
OutOfTheAshes:
Programmers in the house I greet all of Una o. E don happen again....

Write a program that checks if a number is prime.

Na my school assignment. Thank you for your usual cooperation.
$50 and I'll do it in VanillaJS and PHP plus links to download pages of an Apache server and a web browser that you can use to run the program grin
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by Awoleesu(m): 9:32am On Dec 02, 2019
Well over 30...
Some decades ago!

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Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by Tjiaz(m): 9:48am On Dec 02, 2019
Started 3years ago with html, css, php and JavaScript, currently learning react framework in order to speed up my coding!
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by OutOfTheAshes(m): 9:51am On Dec 02, 2019
NaijaTalkTown:
$50 and I'll do it in VanillaJS and PHP plus links to download pages of an Apache server and a web browser that you can use to run the program grin

Because of your greed, I will solve it right here for the benefit of all. I will write the algorithm then anyone can implement it using their programming language of choice...

Black man with black mentality.

Algorithm:
Input: n, integer. Precondition (n>2)
Output: prime, Boolean. Postcondition prime = T if n is a prime otherwise prime = F

Start:
Give a value 2 ( 2 is the least prime number)
Set prime to True(T)
While ( a<=[n]^|/2 and prime is True):
If n mod a == 0:
Set prime to False (F)
Else increment the value of a by 1
output (" is n a prime number?", prime)

End.

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Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by neuroboy4: 9:55am On Dec 02, 2019
Started programming at the age 15 (when I wrote jamb). Started with HTML, CSS, JS, JQuery.
Proceeds into the university and upped my game; started learning Java and python (a master now tho). I'm 18 now and I currently focus on web dev working with:

Frontend: React, JQuery, etc
Back end: NodeJS, PHP, Laravel

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Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by sparkle7: 10:06am On Dec 02, 2019
ajericho:


is it possible for me that have little or no knowledge about it?
Of course, it is not rocket science. First time for everything buddy.
Everyone started somewhere so it won't be different for you.
First start by identifying what you want to do with programming. There are lots of career paths to follow.
Some include:
1. Web development.
2. Mobile app dev.
3. AI.
4. Data science.
5. Networking.
6. Machine learning.
7. DevOps.
8. Front end dev.
9. Database Manager.
Which path do you want to venture into?

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Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by sparkle7: 10:16am On Dec 02, 2019
ProphetAmos:



I am a beginner at programing, am intrigued to hear that i can code with my phone. Can you explain this to me more?

You can actually do almost everything you can do in a laptop with your mobile phone but some people won't just do their due diligence.
I have built a web app with just my mobile phone. I used termux to run the local host server in the background while I use chrome to access my app.
This app is a kind of showcase of my graphic works which I also design on mobile phone.
I installed django with pip using pydriod and wrote my scripts with it. Then hopped over to an writer to write the templates(HTML, CSS and JavaScript)
There is nothing to it. I am thinking of starting a tutorial on how to learn programming with Andriod phone. I will notify you when i start.
I have built two web app with my mobile phone only. I learnt bootstrap, w3css, HTML, CSS and python with my Andriod phone.
I even pushed the code to github with termux.
I will paste the repository link later here so you can see for yourself.

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Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by NaijaTalkTown(m): 10:22am On Dec 02, 2019
OutOfTheAshes:


Because of your greed, I will solve it right here for the benefit of all. I will write the algorithm then anyone can implement it using their programming language of choice...

Black man with black mentality.

Algorithm:
Input: n, integer. Precondition (n>2)
Output: prime, Boolean. Postcondition prime = T if n is a prime otherwise prime = F

Start:
Give a value 2 ( 2 is the least prime number)
Set prime to True(T)
While ( a<=[n]^|/2 and prime is True):
If n mod a == 0:
Set prime to False (F)
Else increment the value of a by 1
output (" is n a prime number?", prime)

End.

You don't have to be racist against your own color boy. My comment was clearly sarcastic. And even if it wasn't, what's "black" about proposing to be paid to render a professional service? Be careful o.
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by dHARKS(m): 10:24am On Dec 02, 2019
stanliwise:
How can this be?

A developer can still be jobless with the skills if you don't have;
* Proven work experience/past projects that you can show your employers.
* Company don't just want a good dev, they also want someone who has good communication skills.
These two points are very important to land a good dev job unless you are applying for an intern role

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Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by sparkle7: 10:30am On Dec 02, 2019
SirLakes:



Gbam! Money first

You won't go very far with this mindset.
I keep telling people that programming is not a side hustle that you can just enter and start seeing returns immediately. You need several months of rigorous training and practice if you really want to get something from programming.
Dedication and preserverance is the key. I have seen guys who quit programming because they couldn't understand a particular logic.

If you use that mindset above and happen to hit a bug that will take your several weeks to debug, you will lose interest in no distant time.

Code for the knowledge. Take programming as your career path if you really want to squeeze some juice out of it.
Money would come naturally when people see you works.
In my department I do run mini projects for my niggahs. It is not much but can help a long way.
I even run tutorial for some of my course mates. So you see when you are good, people will flock around you. And money will come to you.
Chase knowledge bro. Knowledge is not just power but money!
My 2 cents.

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Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by tobby20: 10:30am On Dec 02, 2019
Sarmiz24:

If u are using an android phone, download Pydroid App Then u are gud 2go...then go to w3schools.com and start learning python from the basics
I should learn python first
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by Agbo2(m): 10:35am On Dec 02, 2019
I would love my 9yr old to start learning.
Pls advise online resources he can use as a beginner.
Thanks
sparkle7:

Do you have an Andriod phone?
If yes then you can start now.
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by sexymonkey(m): 10:41am On Dec 02, 2019
sparkle7:

Do you have an Andriod phone?
If yes then you can start now.
please show me the way am interested in learning
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by sparkle7: 10:42am On Dec 02, 2019
sexymonkey:
please show me the way am interested in learning
I will start a tutorial on web development with Andriod phone.
We will going over HTML CSS, Little Js and python.
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by Ausrichie(m): 10:43am On Dec 02, 2019
sparkle7:
I started off with java at 15. My first love was Andriod dev. But my 1gb ram lappy couldn't run Andriod Studio. I had no direction then, I jumped from php to c++ to Javafx framework. Nothing to show for it apart from command line based apps.
I ported to python.
Am 18 now. And I use django framework.
Stack is HTML, CSS, Js, python.

Edit

I learnt nearly half of that with my Mobile phone and I built my first django powered app with my mobile phone. See screenshot below.
Some guys won't just do their due diligence. You mobile phone is a s powerful as your PC.
Why do you think it is called a mini computer?
I know of a guy who built a chat bot with his Andriod. I mean an A.I chat bot just like JARVIS but a mini version of it.
PS am not saying having a system is not important. Of course there are some limitations of a mobile phone. The only problem I have is with people who have Mobile phone but keep giving excuses of not starting to learn programming due to not having a system.
Command line applications are strong don't down cast yourself.
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by Ausrichie(m): 10:44am On Dec 02, 2019
Started at 18(just this year) too late to me. If I understood why our computer studies teacher was teaching us BASIC I for don blow by now. sad

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Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by fk001(m): 10:46am On Dec 02, 2019
Harnny:
All these people learning python first...I pity thier life when they want to switch to non indent based language.

Which programming language would you recommend someone to learn? As a beginner
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by Ausrichie(m): 10:47am On Dec 02, 2019
sparkle7:

You won't go very far with this mindset.
I keep telling people that programming is not a side hustle that you can just enter and start seeing returns immediately. You need several months of rigorous training and practice if you really want to get something from programming.
Dedication and preserverance is the key. I have seen guys who quit programming because they couldn't understand a particular logic.

If you use that mindset above and happen to hit a bug that will take your several weeks to debug, you will lose interest in no distant time.

Code for the knowledge. Take programming as your career path if you really want to squeeze some juice out of it.
Money would come naturally when people see you works.
In my department I do run mini projects for my niggahs. It is not much but can help a long way.
I even run tutorial for some of my course mates. So you see when you are good, people will flock around you. And money will come to you.
Chase knowledge bro. Knowledge is not just power but money!
My 2 cents.
Tell the person that if you are only expecting money from programming you are wasting your time. You must be an addict(love it) first before you can even think of coding. Or else you are wasting your time.
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by sexymonkey(m): 10:50am On Dec 02, 2019
sparkle7:
I will start a tutorial on web development with Andriod phone. We will going over HTML CSS, Little Js and python.
okay boss
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by Kennyfancy(m): 10:51am On Dec 02, 2019
CapedBaldy:

1gb ram. been using it since 2016 and it's probably going to die soon
how can I use my Android phone to learn ?
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by hemlock0(m): 10:52am On Dec 02, 2019
How long would it take to learn PHP
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by onojaford(m): 11:00am On Dec 02, 2019
Started at 18, I am now 25.
I code all things code-able. Then, I avoid frameworks. Rather, I build frameworks. Ain't going into further details.
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by Amiee99(f): 11:03am On Dec 02, 2019
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