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Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by Dalexicographer(m): 10:14am On Dec 03, 2019
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Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by Dalexicographer(m): 10:23am On Dec 03, 2019
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Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by Electricboy(m): 11:12am On Dec 03, 2019
BlaqTesla:
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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did you later become a software engineer, if you don't mind ,which school ,cuz I'm thinking of a career switch
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by BlaqTesla(m): 12:41pm On Dec 03, 2019
Electricboy:


did you later become a software engineer, if you don't mind ,which school ,cuz I'm thinking of a career switch

I am not there yet it will take me 5 more yrs to perfect my skills cuz i still have alot of technologies to learn. well i am in the department of electronics and computer engineering UNIZIK 100lv. Nobody taught me how to code i learnt it myself. i. I don't see myself as a professional, am still a NOVICE.
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by Ausrichie(m): 12:50pm On Dec 03, 2019
BlaqTesla:
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!.

Click The Link If You Wanna Test Your Programming Skills: https://app.codesignal.com
I am a Codesignal Campus Ambassador.

C programmers man when you learn it you love it. But wait when did vector data types come from cos I know c is a procedural language or is it a new feature.
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by BlaqTesla(m): 1:23pm On Dec 03, 2019
Ausrichie:

C programmers man when you learn it you love it. But wait when did vector data types come from cos I know c is a procedural language or is it a new feature.

its an abstract data type. i created it using arrays.
What you are seeing there is not actually a vector but an array defined work as a vector.

Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by Ausrichie(m): 1:44pm On Dec 03, 2019
BlaqTesla:


its an abstract data type. i created it using arrays.
What you are seeing there is not actually a vector but an array defined work as a vector.
Okay wow.
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by onojaford(m): 6:06pm On Dec 03, 2019
hemlock0:

Cool... But as a pro that you are, how long can it take a beginner to understand php and work without limitations
If you are very dedicated and keep your eyes single, then seven months may would do.
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by spyglaxx: 6:41pm On Dec 03, 2019
dayo2me:
no. Teach me how to

do you trade bitcoins or crypto?
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by Harnny(m): 8:15pm On Dec 03, 2019
fk001:


Which programming language would you recommend someone to learn? As a beginner

Learn c# or Java or any other c language and die there...once you can scale those..you can scale anything.
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by Jesuspikin8: 2:40am On Dec 04, 2019
Harnny:


Learn c# or Java or any other c language and die there...once you can scale those..you can scale anything.
For quick bucks, better off learning Python.
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by Jesuspikin8: 2:42am On Dec 04, 2019
HOLAROCKDAY:
Really love this page..
Abeg I need una advice, after finishing my NYSC diz year as a Civil Engineer. to get job is really pulling me down especially the part of 5 , 10 years working experience (Abeg where I won see am).
Today someone I know chatted me, asking me to comma learn python with #5000 using whatsapp platform as class to serve as another knowledge. meanwhile I be novice, I no sabi anything. Abeg advice me, shey he de possible and what are the things I should know before I pay D money
Yeah, go pay someone 5k to explain to you what he/she understood from watching YouTube clips and searching Google. sad
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by thinksquad(m): 8:30am On Dec 04, 2019
I really need to learn programming but i live in festac dunno if dia are training centers hia
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by Drsavage(m): 9:38am On Dec 05, 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[/quote]

Would love a conversation (online/phoneline) any one that would be convenient... I've been interested in learning programming for a while now, i have a fully functional HP core i3, 8 gb ram laptop just lying around, am just using it to play videogames and am hating my self for it(I'm good at AUTOCAD and Photoshop) but it gets boring sometimes. Would definitely appreciate your mentorship, just gimme a medium i could contact you on. Thanks in advance
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by aytuns(m): 5:44am On Dec 06, 2019
flange:



Programming for ill say its consistency.
U can do it just be focused and keep on keeping on i learnt python and machine learning this year and my life never remained the same.

Please can you share your job hunting experience after gaining your knowledge?
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by HOLAROCKDAY(m): 5:35pm On Dec 08, 2019
Ausrichie:
Bros go to edx. You should have searched google for free courses.
meaning of EDX bro
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by Ausrichie(m): 11:33am On Dec 09, 2019
HOLAROCKDAY:

meaning of EDX bro
Honestly I don't know all I know is that they offer free courses online.
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by HOLAROCKDAY(m): 11:40am On Dec 09, 2019
Ausrichie:

Honestly I don't know all I know is that they offer free courses online.
thank u very much
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by flange: 7:26pm On Dec 12, 2019
aytuns:


Please can you share your job hunting experience after gaining your knowledge?


After learning the programming language,develop as many projects as possible and create documentation e.g power points just for the recruiter to have an idea of ur project.
Create a xing profile and make sure u make references to all projects u have created while applying for jobs via links etc.
So if Germany is ur target which of course is good because they need IT skilled workers.
Apply apply apply ,ignore setbacks and dont stop
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by spendoon: 1:16am On Dec 15, 2019
Well guys i need some advice i picked intreset in.programing at the age of 12 to 13 because then we had a laptop at home we mostly used to play games listen to music and watch movies but at times when when we get boored i begin to explore the computer and other things like hacking begin to storm my mind i did some research about it on the internet and i began to get exposed to the idea of creating apps,softwares and more, then i found a 100lvl csc textbook of my sister in her wardrobe i took it and started doing some diggings about computer from the history to more unitil i reached the hello world stuff so i began to follow the book instructions and open the cmd with the aim of programming the hello world then i started getting used to it from time to time even without much progress i still loved it i dint have passion for anything other than computer with time i was already a guru compered to my age mates some even come to me to fix their laptop's if it had some software issues.But know times has changed the laptop has spoilet i lost my father who used to be the one that encourages me on computer stuff i think he believes in me that why, and been the first male in my home(our first born is a girl) i have to become responsible and start thinking of ways to make money so i wont disappoint, i started learning men tailoring for about six months now but it isnt really my dream because i love computer but gladly with thanks to ALLAH i have gotten admission into the uni to study computer science and and i was thinking of going back to my programming dreams but not just for fun or because i just like it. but to make a career out of it so i can be doing what i love at the same making money out of it.
SO MY FELLOW NLS DO U THINK I SHOULD DUMB THAT TAILORING WORK AND FOCUS ON MY PROGRAMMING DREAM? BECAUSE I DONT KNOW IF IT WILL PAY IN THE NIGERIA OF TODAY.
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by highbreedtech(m): 1:27am On Dec 16, 2019
I Started while i was in SS1 class then i was around 16 Years old and i fully entered it and i developed my first commercial project at the Age of 18 up till date am still on it and am done with my Tertiary Institution level now.
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by aytuns(m): 7:26am On Dec 16, 2019
flange:



After learning the programming language,develop as many projects as possible and create documentation e.g power points just for the recruiter to have an idea of ur project.
Create a xing profile and make sure u make references to all projects u have created while applying for jobs via links etc.
So if Germany is ur target which of course is good because they need IT skilled workers.
Apply apply apply ,ignore setbacks and dont stop

Wow.. I've got a long way to go then. I'm 27 and just learning web development and python.
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by flange: 8:27am On Dec 16, 2019
aytuns:


Wow.. I've got a long way to go then. I'm 27 and just learning web development and python.

Nah u dont i started Python at 30
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by Ausrichie(m): 2:56pm On Dec 16, 2019
spendoon:
Well guys i need some advice i picked intreset in.programing at the age of 12 to 13 because then we had a laptop at home we mostly used to play games listen to music and watch movies but at times when when we get boored i begin to explore the computer and other things like hacking begin to storm my mind i did some research about it on the internet and i began to get exposed to the idea of creating apps,softwares and more, then i found a 100lvl csc textbook of my sister in her wardrobe i took it and started doing some diggings about computer from the history to more unitil i reached the hello world stuff so i began to follow the book instructions and open the cmd with the aim of programming the hello world then i started getting used to it from time to time even without much progress i still loved it i dint have passion for anything other than computer with time i was already a guru compered to my age mates some even come to me to fix their laptop's if it had some software issues.But know times has changed the laptop has spoilet i lost my father who used to be the one that encourages me on computer stuff i think he believes in me that why, and been the first male in my home(our first born is a girl) i have to become responsible and start thinking of ways to make money so i wont disappoint, i started learning men tailoring for about six months now but it isnt really my dream because i love computer but gladly with thanks to ALLAH i have gotten admission into the uni to study computer science and and i was thinking of going back to my programming dreams but not just for fun or because i just like it. but to make a career out of it so i can be doing what i love at the same making money out of it.
SO MY FELLOW NLS DO U THINK I SHOULD DUMB THAT TAILORING WORK AND FOCUS ON MY PROGRAMMING DREAM? BECAUSE I DONT KNOW IF IT WILL PAY IN THE NIGERIA OF TODAY.
Mostly web developer jobs dey naija. If you can do this it is okay
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by KarferryJobs: 3:40pm On Dec 16, 2019
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Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by aytuns(m): 7:20am On Dec 19, 2019
flange:


Nah u dont i started Python at 30

Wow.... Then I have no excuse... Thank you for replying and your encouraging words.
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by aytuns(m): 7:22am On Dec 19, 2019
flange:


Nah u dont i started Python at 30

What route do you suggest in this Nigerian economy? Web development or Data science
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by DC49: 10:08pm On Dec 23, 2019
It's never too late to start working on what one is passionate about. For me, I started at 24.
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by CapedBaldy: 8:40pm On Dec 26, 2019
finally got my PC. I'm gonna be starting with HTML and CSS then move to php or python

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Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by fizcoo20(m): 8:25pm On Dec 27, 2019
CapedBaldy:
finally got my PC. I'm gonna be starting with HTML and CSS then move to php or python

Congrat
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by CapedBaldy: 9:01pm On Dec 27, 2019
fizcoo20:

Congrat
thanks
Re: Programmers: At What Age Did You Start Programming? by fizcoo20(m): 8:22am On Dec 28, 2019
CapedBaldy:
thanks
Uwlcm Bro.

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