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NateTheGreat22 11-18-2010 10:15 PM

Problem solving
 
For about a month now, I've been teaching myself C++ with some books I ordered online. I figured this would be something productive to do before I start classes in January. So far I've learned many new things about the language (Anyone who wants to begin to learn C++, game programming based, I refer
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http://www.amazon.com/Beginning-Through-Game-Programming-Third/dp/1435457420
GREAT BOOK!

There's one problem I'm concerned with that I'm afraid might affect in the long run if it isn't solved now. I can read and understand code exceptionally well but I seem to have trouble with making a solution myself for a problem.

I know in order to become a good programmer, especially in the gaming industry, problem solving skills is a dire necessity. Is this something normal that many beginner programmers go through and are there any solutions to this problem???:confused:

yaustar 11-19-2010 06:42 AM

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Is this something normal that many beginner programmers go through and are there any solutions to this problem???
Yes and practise. If you have a problem, don't be afraid to ask for help on the forums here or gamedev.

tsloper 11-19-2010 06:44 AM

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Originally Posted by NateTheGreat22 (Post 22515)
There's one problem I'm concerned with that I'm afraid might affect in the long run if it isn't solved now. I can read and understand code exceptionally well but I seem to have trouble with making a solution myself for a problem.

I know in order to become a good programmer, especially in the gaming industry, problem solving skills is a dire necessity. Is this something normal that many beginner programmers go through and are there any solutions to this problem???:confused:

Just make a game. You'll find more problems than you can shake a mouse at.


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