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anonymous

  • 5 years ago

Hey! I want to learn programming... sadly because I'm new to this I don't know what program to start with and is programming worth it?

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  1. rsmith6559
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    I would recommend Stanford's CS106A Programming Methodology. I think it's a good course for a beginner and you'll realize whether or not programming is for you within about 12 hours time. http://see.stanford.edu/see/courseinfo.aspx?coll=824a47e1-135f-4508-a5aa-866adcae1111

  2. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    Go to processing.org and there are tutorials and a great community to learn from. I learned how to program from here and it is a good start. openprocessing.org is supplement to the product site. the software "processing" is free.

  3. anonymous
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    I'm not a programmer, but... firstly it depends what you are thinking of doing with your programming... rsmith made a good suggestion java is probably a useful language, but I am finding Python easier to start with (I decided to switch from Java), although it seems to be less highly regarded. MIT Intro to Computer Science is what I am learning it with.

  4. rsmith6559
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    I've done both the MIT Intro and Stanford's CS106A. IMO, without a knowledge of calculus, Stanford is better. Their course's full name is Programming Methodology. MIT's is required for all engineering disciplines, Stanford's is for every discipline, not just engineering.

  5. anonymous
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    Please, visit http://that-i-understand.blogspot.com/ it should help you. Feel free to comment on post and I am always there to help you out. Thanks.

  6. anonymous
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    http://math.hws.edu/javanotes/ has a free book on java and goes right from the beginning of programming to advanced programming techniques. He also puts demonstration files on there. Java's a great language to start with because it is multi-platform and is easy to work with. Many universities introduce programming with the Java language because it is the simplest for new students to understand.

  7. anonymous
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    Thank you guys so much!

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