Do you have to have good maths to be a programmer, professional ?
I'm not really enthusiastic about maths. 19 here.
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Do you have to have good maths to be a programmer, professional ?
I'm not really enthusiastic about maths. 19 here.
Are you really from England?
...anyway, it depends on what you want to do in the programming field. You can certainly make a career in programming with nothing more than basic arithmetic knowledge. However, there are certainly programming careers out there where it would not only help to know advanced mathematics... it's expected.
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Yep.
Btw, I was just banned from VBdotnetforums.com
I believe the reason why was, I posted a link to this place about someone saying VB might be discontinued by MS.
http://vbdotnetforums.com/showthread.php?t=26435
You need to understand basic math, especially the concept of algebras, since programming languages are, in a certain sense, just a type of algebra.
When you get deeper into the design of non-trivial algorithms, knowledge of discrete mathematics is enormously helpful. But mathematics as a whole is too general to even define, much less say that knowing "maths" is a basic requirement.
Computer science began as an outgrowth of mathematics, and is still considered by some to be just a specific kind of math. But computer science is not the same thing as programming.
I looked at your link and I'm speecheless
Originally Posted by brewbuck:
Reimplementing a large system in another language to get a 25% performance boost is nonsense. It would be cheaper to just get a computer which is 25% faster.
The topic was obviously deleted.
So I posted the 64 topic.