How to Learn a Programming Language: 7 steps Edit Article Edited by Bourkas, Tom Viren, Ben Rubenstein, Compmod129 and 77 others Whether you want to design a video game, develop some cool apps for iPhone or Android or just want to do it for fun, programming is the way to go. There are countless programming languages for all sorts of uses, but learning them is easy once you learn how to use one.
Become a Good Programmer in Six Really Hard Steps One of the more popular topics here on the GDNet forums goes something like this: "Hi, I just [bought a computer | wrote a simple game | discovered a game engine] and I want to know where to go from here. I'd like to [accomplish some particular goal] eventually. Revenge of the Nerds May 2002 In the software business there is an ongoing struggle between the pointy-headed academics, and another equally formidable force, the pointy-haired bosses. Everyone knows who the pointy-haired boss is, right?
"The Best of edw519" is now free. Reverse Happy Birthday! - edw519 The Best of edw519 A Hacker News Top Contributor by Ed Weissman Top Three Motivators For Developers (Hint: not money!) Software has long since lost its glory-days status. We’re not the go-to field anymore. Geeks are no longer revered as gods amongst humanity for our ability to manipulate computers. We get crappy jobs just like everyone else. So, what is it that still motivates you to work as a software developer?
How I Learned to Program Programming is, without a doubt, the most mentally rewarding thing I've ever done. Programming taught me that life should be fun, filled with creativity, and lived to the fullest. Programming taught me that anything is possible; I can do anything I want using only my mind. Programming also taught me that learning is fun. 6 Things You Need to Learn To Build Your Own Prototype This is the fourth part of a series on becoming your own technical co-founder. In 2008, we couldn’t find a technical co-founder for Yipit. I’m writing about how I became our technical co-founder. Hopefully, I’ll encourage other entrepreneurs with a dream but no technical co-founder options to take their destiny into their own hands.
7 Useful Resources to Help You Learn HTML5 Even though HTML5 is relatively new and it’s not supported yet by all major browsers, it is being used now by a lot of web designers and developers. Without a doubt, HTML5 is going to play a big part in the way we develop on the web, for many years to come. As I just mentioned, many people are using it now, but there are also many of you out there that hasn’t touched it yet. Now is a good time to start learning it. So, in order to give you a helping hand with that task, we’ve rounded up 7 Useful Resources to Help you Learn HTML5.
Top 9 of 97 Things every programmer should know I recently finished 97 Things every programmer should know. Well to be completely honest I did skim over a couple of the 97, but all and all this was a very nice compilation of thoughts and topics about software development from very experienced authors. Well worth a read. A couple of the "97 Things" discussed, stood out more than the others, the following would be the ones I rank as my top 9. 1. The Boy Scout Rule - Robert C.