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thinking of getting into programming

Discussion in 'General Programming Chat' started by battletoads, Dec 29, 2008.

  1. battletoads

    battletoads Newbie

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    hey everyone, i was thinking about getting into programming and i was wondering where should i start?
     
  2. justone

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    first learn C (server tools, console tools), then C++ (gui)
    Use GCC/mingw as compiler, I'd suggest CODELITE as free IDE
    waste .net C# java and similar if you want to be serious in programming.

    Prepare to put a lot of time into this ;)
     
  3. digitalpower

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    If you are just learning programming for the very first time, I would actually suggest you do a search for an old school program called QBASIC / QuickBasic. It is one of the easiest programming languages and if you can understand the basic concepts for that language, you can move onto more difficult languages like VB.NET / C etc.
     
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