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Re: How Do I Start Please by Gabbriell: 5:19pm On Nov 19
Auxtan:


Sir, my goal is to be able to write good computer programs. I want to learn the skill as it affords me the luxury of doing it as I go ahead with my uni education. I will be able to have a good knowledge of my preferred aspect while at it for now I can't say is web or mobile.

Computer programming is very vast. You must have a target. Knowing your target makes the choice of programming language easy.

If it's just a general understanding of computer programming you seek then go for java first. Later you can add more knowledge from other language.

Java itself is a very big language. It might take you a long time to start doing very cool stuffs with it...Your first language is the hardest, others will come easy.

Advice from personal experience: Time na money..don't rush into any program language. Figure out what you want to achieve (developing apps, web development, data science etc) and carefully pick the right language to begin with. Don't wory much..I'd you like programming very much and want to be successful at it you will end up learning more languages. Learning never ends for a programmer.

Good luck

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Re: How Do I Start Please by ecomalchemist(m): 5:21pm On Nov 19
chrisifeanyi:
Don't start with that aspect that will make you to come here and start begging us to build professional website for us. We don't need website please. You better go and learn onion farming, is the new gold now. Thank me later.

you just spoke my mind now, a lot of people are just following the crowd because they hear big names like software developer, UI/UX developer, web designer, etc.

All those things are obsolete in Nigeria unless you are trying to build another type of Facebook or paystack.

Las las na una go come here dey beg for 10k website design job.

Better look into ecommerce, farming, manufacturing and make your cool cash.

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Re: How Do I Start Please by thatsleepboy1: 5:28pm On Nov 19
Onlinesmart:
udemy.com
Re: How Do I Start Please by Dollanaira: 5:29pm On Nov 19
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Re: How Do I Start Please by collinsuchendu(m): 5:30pm On Nov 19
Auxtan:
Dear programmer,

I just got myself a HP ProBook laptop and I can say I am very much ready to begin my programming journey. Now my humble questions please:
1. What online platform can I get quality beginners lectures free for my coding adventure?
2. What softwares do you recommend for this purpose, especially an interpreter software?
3. Any other advice dear pros for a beginner like me?

Thank you

Please check your e-mail sir.
Re: How Do I Start Please by afrika4real(m): 5:31pm On Nov 19
Auxtan:
Dear programmer,

I just got myself a HP ProBook laptop and I can say I am very much ready to begin my programming journey. Now my humble questions please:
1. What online platform can I get quality beginners lectures free for my coding adventure?
2. What softwares do you recommend for this purpose, especially an interpreter software?
3. Any other advice dear pros for a beginner like me?

Thank you
call 08038400260 for programming tutor
Re: How Do I Start Please by Gabbriell: 5:34pm On Nov 19
ecomalchemist:


you just spoke my mind now, a lot of people are just following the crowd because they hear big names like software developer, UI/UX developer, web designer, etc.

All those things are obsolete in Nigeria unless you are trying to build another type of Facebook or paystack.

Las las na una go come here dey beg for 10k website design job.

Better look into ecommerce, farming, manufacturing and make your cool cash.


It's not obsolete in Nigeria. A lot of Nigerians takes programing the same way the Nigeria education is (half baked). Programmers are problem solvers but you can't solve problem you are not well equipped.

I have taught many computer programming and one shameful thing I see all the time is that people want to learn it sharp sharp. Some will say can you teach me PHP in two weeks (something that took me almost a year to learn to intermediate level..thats not even expert level).

I like your comment in bold. As a Nigerian, we are better of those. You can also combine that with programming or other stuffs to diversify the source of income

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Re: How Do I Start Please by We4all: 5:43pm On Nov 19
Sheriman:

Programming could multitasking and time consuming I suggest you should learn how to use 3D Animation Software to create real 3D videos. Using Iclone 7 Autodesk Maya, Unity, Blender to create a 3D videos and start monetizing it on Facebook Page or YouTube

Dude, are u skilled in this? I tried to teach myself animation using blender but I got stuck along the way. If you're good, we can arrange something cos I am very much interested.
Re: How Do I Start Please by bluefilm: 5:50pm On Nov 19
Nathphil:

Why java please

Java is the Google of computer programming languages.

In other words, it connects you to every other computer programming language you can think of.

Briefly stated: there's hardly anything you can do with any other programming language that you cannot do with Java.

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Re: How Do I Start Please by blacknoir: 5:55pm On Nov 19
U wan die abi?
Re: How Do I Start Please by Sheriman(m): 5:56pm On Nov 19
We4all:


Dude, are u skilled in this? I tried to teach myself animation using blender but I got stuck along the way. If you're good, we can arrange something cos I am very much interested.
NO, am a beginner like you still learning it for now but I am aiming at buying the complete 3D Iclon 7 software at reallusion store..
Re: How Do I Start Please by Rgade: 5:56pm On Nov 19
Dindomitable1:
Go online you could get help if diligently followed
He is online.
Re: How Do I Start Please by Goldencheese(m): 6:00pm On Nov 19
Thanks Lawrenzooo. Your comment is rich and very much appreciated.

lawrenzooo:
Warning:
Which ever language you choose, you going to find alot of material out that might confuse you.

Mind you learning a programming language is not enough but your ability to use the language you have learn to solve everyday program is what makes it fun and brings money.

Language of choice
You can pick any language that best suit you depending on what you want from the language. If you have no particular language in mind I did recommend PYTHON it's simple to learn yet powerful.
Most programming language all share the same building block so the concept your would learn in the first language would still be useful should you decide to switch language.

Avoid programming purgatory
You are going to see alot of tutorials online and if care is not taken all you would find yourself doing is moving from one tutorial to another.

Learn by building projects
You might not start by building the next facebook. But by the third week of learning you should be able to build little project like how to add two numbers. As you progress and gain more knowledge you build bigger projects.

Lastly programming can be challenging you are going to get discourage at some point. Yes it does happen to every programmer particularly when your program is not giving you the expected output. Don't quit Google is always your friend.

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Re: How Do I Start Please by noble2faith(m): 6:00pm On Nov 19
Sheriman:

NO, am a beginner like you still learning it for now but I am aiming at buying the complete 3D Iclon 7 software at reallusion store..

Can someone combine animation and programming to create game?
Re: How Do I Start Please by We4all: 6:03pm On Nov 19
Sheriman:

NO, am a beginner like you still learning it for now but I am aiming at buying the complete 3D Iclon 7 software at reallusion store..

Okay, I'll also check out the software. But I really need someone to guide me. Watching those videos at times can be boring. They just keep going on and on.
Re: How Do I Start Please by Sarita01(f): 6:04pm On Nov 19
lawrenzooo:
Warning:
Which ever language you choose, you going to find alot of material out that might confuse you.

Mind you learning a programming language is not enough but your ability to use the language you have learn to solve everyday program is what makes it fun and brings money.

Language of choice
You can pick any language that best suit you depending on what you want from the language. If you have no particular language in mind I did recommend PYTHON it's simple to learn yet powerful.
Most programming language all share the same building block so the concept your would learn in the first language would still be useful should you decide to switch language.

Avoid programming purgatory
You are going to see alot of tutorials online and if care is not taken all you would find yourself doing is moving from one tutorial to another.

Learn by building projects
You might not start by building the next facebook. But by the third week of learning you should be able to build little project like how to add two numbers. As you progress and gain more knowledge you build bigger projects.

Lastly programming can be challenging you are going to get discourage at some point. Yes it does happen to every programmer particularly when your program is not giving you the expected output. Don't quit Google is always your friend.
Can olodo like me learn programming cos the one way Dem dey teach me for school no dey enter at all,don't know if it's my fault or the lecturer's fault,help a sister plsss

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Re: How Do I Start Please by SarutobiEky(m): 6:05pm On Nov 19
possibility99:


Best advice so far. Am using Traversy Media too. The guy is superb. Buy above all, you need to be patience as nothing good comes easily.
traversy media huh
Re: How Do I Start Please by Lalami3232(m): 6:06pm On Nov 19
Call me on 08146536013 and I would teach u Python, Java and JavaScript if you're in Lagos. But u go dey recharge my line every week cus knowledge no be free again for 9ja. cool
Re: How Do I Start Please by Sheriman(m): 6:09pm On Nov 19
noble2faith:


Can someone combine animation and programming to create game?
NO!! They are different from each other. Though Animation Software was successfully programed with a programming language.. That's the reason why they are expensive to buy
Re: How Do I Start Please by YHYson: 6:10pm On Nov 19
Check this out, a beautiful piece I wrote it will definitely get you started http://dtkpost.com/programming-without-stress-the-easiest-way-to-learn-programming/
Re: How Do I Start Please by noble2faith(m): 6:11pm On Nov 19
Sheriman:

NO!! They are different from each other. Though Animation Software was successfully programed with a programming language.. That's the reason why they are expensive to buy

How are those game characters created?
Re: How Do I Start Please by Sususy: 6:13pm On Nov 19
Can a woman be good at programming?
I have passion for it

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Re: How Do I Start Please by Sheriman(m): 6:14pm On Nov 19
noble2faith:


How are those game characters created?
With A Programming language now
Re: How Do I Start Please by techstack: 6:14pm On Nov 19
Auxtan:
Dear programmer,

I just got myself a HP ProBook laptop and I can say I am very much ready to begin my programming journey. Now my humble questions please:
1. What online platform can I get quality beginners lectures free for my coding adventure?
2. What softwares do you recommend for this purpose, especially an interpreter software?
3. Any other advice dear pros for a beginner like me?

Thank you

Start from freecodecamp(Search it)
You will not regret it
Re: How Do I Start Please by Sheriman(m): 6:15pm On Nov 19
Sususy:
Can a woman be good at programming?
I have passion for it
Anybody can be good at anything just that it requires individual approach to it
Re: How Do I Start Please by YHYson: 6:17pm On Nov 19
Check this out it will definitely get you started
[url] http://dtkpost.com/programming-without-stress-the-easiest-way-to-learn-programming/[/url]
Re: How Do I Start Please by Akhirastriver(m): 6:17pm On Nov 19
Auxtan:
Dear programmer,

I just got myself a HP ProBook laptop and I can say I am very much ready to begin my programming journey. Now my humble questions please:
1. What online platform can I get quality beginners lectures free for my coding adventure?
2. What softwares do you recommend for this purpose, especially an interpreter software?
3. Any other advice dear pros for a beginner like me?

Thank you
Bro please can we learn together
Re: How Do I Start Please by FanOfMyself: 6:18pm On Nov 19
Auxtan:
Dear programmer,

I just got myself a HP ProBook laptop and I can say I am very much ready to begin my programming journey. Now my humble questions please:
1. What online platform can I get quality beginners lectures free for my coding adventure?
2. What softwares do you recommend for this purpose, especially an interpreter software?
3. Any other advice dear pros for a beginner like me?

Thank you
If you are willing to pay a token to learn, check out this thread of mine
https://www.nairaland.com/6068075/learn-programming-work-home
Re: How Do I Start Please by Akhirastriver(m): 6:19pm On Nov 19
Sususy:
Can a woman be good at programming?
I have passion for it
Yes ,its just a matter of commitment

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Re: How Do I Start Please by Muhylonaire007: 6:21pm On Nov 19
grittygroundage:



I've been seeing your post for some time now... No one has ever said they patronized you... I would have loved to, but I'm still looking out for people that can recommend you. Make e no be say na scam.

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Re: How Do I Start Please by 30naira: 6:23pm On Nov 19
Auxtan:
Dear programmer,

I just got myself a HP ProBook laptop and I can say I am very much ready to begin my programming journey. Now my humble questions please:
1. What online platform can I get quality beginners lectures free for my coding adventure?
2. What softwares do you recommend for this purpose, especially an interpreter software?
3. Any other advice dear pros for a beginner like me?

Thank you

If you can get up to 5 interested fellows with you, I can get you up and running on HTML , Css and JavaScript, then php or nodejs . I hold classes via zoom. Its free
Re: How Do I Start Please by utepu: 6:40pm On Nov 19
Seek for one on one training. Online self taught is tiring.

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