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Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by onojaford(m): 11:04am On Dec 02, 2019
hemlock0:
How long would it take to learn PHP
As long as you want to. But it will be best to ask: how long will it take to understand PHP basically. Yeah. You only need to understand, you won't learn everything. That shi*t was released in 1994 and since then, improvement upon improvements. After understanding it basically, then you can delve as far as you want, if at all that s what you want.

But back to the time it takes, I would say: there is no set time. As you live, you love, you do it.

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Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by wj26584(m): 11:08am On Dec 02, 2019
kaikubura:
I started 9 years ago and in that stretch, I have developed and published several desktop software. Made some dough too grin
I started with Java but I can't recommend it for starters. You should rather go for a simple language like C# or Visual Basic.
If you start with those, it helps you understand syntax constructs which is same in ALL computer languages.
My portfolio carries: C#, VB.net, MATLAB and Python and I do almost everything with them


Boss can u tell me what's the next stage to move in java, it just finish learning the basis in java with core knowledge of OOP concept.
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by Fash20: 11:15am On Dec 02, 2019
19 started with c++ but along the way I fell in love with java.

I still have crush on php python and R though.

Java is beautiful...
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by Godsfavour78: 11:18am On Dec 02, 2019
ichidodo:
My brother-in-law just gifted me almost 1 TB of Python language materials complete with Ebooks and study videos....So i guess, my calling will be Python. Especially designing rootkits based on python as a hobby..
bro please share as much you can with me too my calling is malware,rootkits and ai with robotics. Especially the videos. You can use mega.nz
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by Abcruz(m): 11:29am On Dec 02, 2019
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Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by Abcruz(m): 11:34am On Dec 02, 2019
hachan:

That would be c++ I guess

I can't say because I'm not into hacking. However, Python proves to be one of the best hacking programming language for beginners.

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Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by Nobody: 11:35am On Dec 02, 2019
ichidodo:
My brother-in-law just gifted me almost 1 TB of Python language materials complete with Ebooks and study videos....So i guess, my calling will be Python. Especially designing rootkits based on python as a hobby..

can you have this sent to me ?
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by rickyamos: 11:47am On Dec 02, 2019
I have

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Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by SirdimayG(m): 12:02pm On Dec 02, 2019
sparkle7:

Do you have an Andriod phone?
If yes then you can start now.

Kindly tell me the app
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by OutOfTheAshes(m): 12:08pm On Dec 02, 2019
NaijaTalkTown:
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.

Shut the Bleep up!!!! Blacks are fucking greedy. I know what I am talking about,and I am not being racial. We don't help one another to achieve a collective goal. Everybody is seeking for comparative advantage.
What kind of professional service are you rendering? I only wanted a help not a professional service...

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Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by NaijaTalkTown(m): 12:13pm On Dec 02, 2019
OutOfTheAshes:


Shut the Bleep up!!!! Blacks are fucking greedy. I know what I am talking about,and I am not being racial. We don't help one another to achieve a collective goal. Everybody is seeking for comparative advantage.
What kind of professional service are you rendering? I only wanted a help not a professional service...
Just go through your comments again and ask yourself questions. Why are you acting like an uncivilized slowpoke on a public forum? You didn't ask for help and even if you did, I did not try to force you to pay me. I only made a proposal which was a sarcasm by the way. You really sound foolish and this is definitely my last reply to you.

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Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by KitanMcCoy: 12:28pm 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.


I like your comment. I would like to chit chat with you thanks

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Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by dozzim: 12:31pm On Dec 02, 2019
how pls?
ANTONINEUTRON:
Started at a relatively young age <17

started with the usual HTML,css,basic JavaScript, and PHP. During which I created a web application which enable CBT test to be written online but couldn't deploy it.

But currently am loving Java and developing Android apps.

What is limiting me is no laptop.
Everything I have done is via my phone.
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by OutOfTheAshes(m): 12:36pm On Dec 02, 2019
NaijaTalkTown:
Just go through your comments again and ask yourself questions. Why are you acting like an uncivilized slowpoke on a public forum? You didn't ask for help and even if you did, I did not try to force you to pay me. I only made a proposal which was a sarcasm by the way. You really sound foolish and this is definitely my reply to you.

Oh I see. Let's stop this cold war. I was sarcastic in calling it a school assignment. It wasn't an assignment. I wanted coders to try it out, so I was pised off by acclaimed$50 sarcastic professional service cost. I am an algorithmist. You know there are a lot of scammers on Nairaland. So I had be on the defensive to wane criminals off....
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by Nobody: 12:37pm On Dec 02, 2019
NaijaTalkTown:
Just go through your comments again and ask yourself questions. Why are you acting like an uncivilized slowpoke on a public forum? You didn't ask for help and even if you did, I did not try to force you to pay me. I only made a proposal which was a sarcasm by the way. You really sound foolish and this is definitely my reply to you.
boss man, please ignore him

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Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by OutOfTheAshes(m): 12:37pm On Dec 02, 2019
NaijaTalkTown:
Just go through your comments again and ask yourself questions. Why are you acting like an uncivilized slowpoke on a public forum? You didn't ask for help and even if you did, I did not try to force you to pay me. I only made a proposal which was a sarcasm by the way. You really sound foolish and this is definitely my reply to you.

Oh I see. Let's stop this cold war. I was sarcastic in calling it a school assignment. It wasn't an assignment. I wanted coders to try it out, so I was pised off by your acclaimed$50 sarcastic professional service cost. I am an algorithmist. You know there are a lot of scammers on Nairaland. So I had be on the defensive to wane criminals off.... grin
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by abdul4me(m): 12:40pm On Dec 02, 2019
I discovered programming at the age of 37 in 2012. It all started when a friend taught me how to automate my design works in excel with VBA MACRO, venturing into MACRO opened my eyes to further the studies into Visual basic VB6 and I was able to publish my little works for running on windows that same year. While attending the VB training, I inquire how to reach wider audience with my works, another road was shown into web development.

I gradually learned HTML, Javascript and PHP online. between 2012 and 2013. By 2015, I enrolled for Diploma course in Web Development with NIIT Port Harcourt. And today, am a fulfilled web developer (PHP specifically).

Provided I am able to get what I needed with PHP and Javascript, needless to must learn every-every and thus, dropped further studies into VB and .NET since 2017. But my next take is Python or .NET. looking forward to middle of 2020.

If you never thought of coding, you will be looking at programmers like small gods. until the first day I wrote a functional MACRO, I used to believe that programmers are special kind of people not knowing I can code "HELLO WORLD" in less than 10 minutes class and take off from there.

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Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by OutOfTheAshes(m): 12:43pm On Dec 02, 2019
Write a program to output the quotient and remainder of the division between two integers.. cheesy
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by OutOfTheAshes(m): 12:44pm On Dec 02, 2019
Write a program that outputs the quotient and remainder of the division between two integers.. cheesy
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by zuto4u(m): 12:44pm On Dec 02, 2019
Bro the link isn't opening
NaijaTalkTown:
You tried. Did you use OOP PHP or Procedural PHP?

Btw, anyone that's willing to lewrn web development cab join my WhatsApp group and learn for free.
https:///BqX1zzCjn9G9EhJfSKMFsx
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by error4040: 1:37pm On Dec 02, 2019
sparkle7:





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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Congrats To you.

Tho With A laptop/Desktop you wont face All this Headache.
To be a programmer you need a Laptop or Desktop all this Alternative will only Make things Hard for you and Stressful. not to forget It will also Slow your Work Down.

Anyway Am looking forward to the Bolded.
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by theNOISEmaker: 1:44pm On Dec 02, 2019
sparkle7:





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.

Edited
bruh, your WhatsApp digits please?
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by susuces4all(m): 1:58pm On Dec 02, 2019
Good afternoon to u out there, I started at age 35 with HTML and CSS. Looking forward to digital marketing

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Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by NaijaTalkTown(m): 2:41pm On Dec 02, 2019
zuto4u:
Bro the link isn't opening
Drop your number
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by Nobody: 2:41pm On Dec 02, 2019
At 14-15, i always wanted to be a software engineer but i learned my first programming language immediately i left secondary school (18). I struggled with java at first. I learnt core java for like six months but i wasn't satisfied with the results (solving algorithmic problem). I had to meet experts both in person and online. Their response actually compelled me to start my programming carrier with C language. I am proud now to say that i am a C programmer. We all know that C language is not fun but i love it because am not a fan of web dev. I am a loyal disciple of Software Dev. After learnig C Language i will now move to java, c++ and python + their technologies/frameworks.

Note: Programming is not all about developing sites n software though it is good to learn the technologies but make sure you learn your data structures and algorithms very well. If you cannot solve algorithms with the languages you have learnt. YOU ARE NOT A PROGRAMMER!.

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Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by ajericho(m): 2:51pm On Dec 02, 2019
sparkle7:

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?

Either one or two.

Would love to be enlightened about the stuff
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by Nobody: 2:58pm 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.

i wrote the function in C Language. The function returns a boolean (true or false) if actually the parameter (intput) is prime or not.Whatssap me if you need the explanation
- 09033629167.

int is_prime(int n) {
int i, cnt = 0;
for (i = 1; i <= n; i++) {
if (n % i == 0)
cnt++;
}
if (cnt++ == 2)
return 1;
else
return 0;
}
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by zuto4u(m): 3:06pm On Dec 02, 2019
+971529257498
NaijaTalkTown:
Drop your number
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by SirLakes: 3:29pm 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.
You can do for passion or whatever, others who are doing it for the money....let them get it.

Dont go n find how to make dough with your skills

If you dont knw, some people hav d skill n struggling to feed off it, while some who don't even hav quarter of their skills r cashing out big time.

Dey there sir
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by AjalaDtraveller(f): 3:38pm On Dec 02, 2019
abdul4me:
I discovered programming at the age of 37 in 2012. It all started when a friend taught me how to automate my design works in excel with VBA MACRO, venturing into MACRO opened my eyes to further the studies into Visual basic VB6 and I was able to publish my little works for running on windows that same year. While attending the VB training, I inquire how to reach wider audience with my works, another road was shown into web development.

I gradually learned HTML, Javascript and PHP online. class and take off from there.
I am encouraged by your post, I have learnt alot with VBA for excel and I am venturing into VBA. Net. My problem is that the institution that I am learning from does not really explain much so I have to resort to you tube, Google searches and figure out most things on my own. I am having a tough time writing algorithms and my programs. Can you please help me? Google links, eBooks, anything. Thanks
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by AfroKnight: 3:43pm On Dec 02, 2019
NaijaTalkTown:
Just go through your comments again and ask yourself questions. Why are you acting like an uncivilized slowpoke on a public forum? You didn't ask for help and even if you did, I did not try to force you to pay me. I only made a proposal which was a sarcasm by the way. You really sound foolish and this is definitely my last reply to you.

Mehn I’m so embarrassed to have read the nonsense he wrote. I have seen childishness in adults but his own is on a whole new level. Na small boy mentality dey worry am. No vex.

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Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by spyglaxx: 3:44pm On Dec 02, 2019
dayo2me:
At the age of 24.

My stack is java and and android currently learning Java EE after which I will embrace spring framework.


But I am jobless with the skill I have. I have attended interviews no feedback yet. My laptop got spoiled no money to get another one.

Do you know how to use rdp to make money?

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