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Old 08-29-2008, 04:12 PM   #31
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Or are you suggesting to select your first language and learn it cold before moving on?
I think that is what he means, at least that is what I would say. Learn one language well before spreading out.
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Old 08-31-2008, 02:15 PM   #32
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Or are you suggesting to select your first language and learn it cold before moving on?
That is what I meant. I should stop writing replies between compiles.
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Old 08-31-2008, 02:25 PM   #33
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That is what I meant. I should stop writing replies between compiles.
lol, awesome
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That is what I meant. I should stop writing replies between compiles.
Haha. Yea but then what would you do with your compile time?
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Old 09-01-2008, 12:28 AM   #35
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Haha. Yea but then what would you do with your compile time?
Swordfighting. Natch. http://xkcd.com/303/
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Old 09-01-2008, 07:23 AM   #36
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Swordfighting. Natch. http://xkcd.com/303/
We were sending that around the office Friday. HAHAHA
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Old 09-01-2008, 11:29 PM   #37
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That's awesome!
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I would suggest Python personally. Start small and slow. Work your way through tutorials and work on small programs such as 'Guess the number' and 'Hangman'.

To give an example on what can be done with Python, look at this article.
I completely agree with this post. Python is the language I'd start with since you have no prior experience. Also, with Python, you can start programing games (though basic), very early in your learning.
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The people who have developed bad programming practices from learning C++ such as using undefinded behaviour in certain compilers, using low level tricks to achieve things without commenting them appropriately.
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