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    ...since ive been on the c++ board i cant help but think the guys on their are not only extremely helpful but also very good at programming.

    question is is: how many of yous have recieved formal training in programming? and for how long did it take you to get to that level?







    btw im just curious as im doing a computer science degree next year hopefully and am thinking of either going into the police force or becoming a programmer.

    thanks,

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    Police or programmer? Little bit of a difference Anyways, degrees go anywhere from a couple of weeks for a cursory introduction to a 4 year computer science major.
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    Quote Originally Posted by manutd
    Police or programmer? Little bit of a difference Anyways, degrees go anywhere from a couple of weeks for a cursory introduction to a 4 year computer science major.
    thats what ive applied to do. 4 year bacholor of science degree. im doing it as a join honors degree with psychology. so ive got a broad range of career opportunities.

    lol, year that is some difference. but im very interested in both careers tbh.

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    You could be a programming detective pychologist
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    Quote Originally Posted by manutd
    You could be a programming detective pychologist
    you mean like, programming psychological programs to fight crime? thats one tall order! perhaps ill specialise a bit. lol

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    Indeed. How might that effect the pyche?
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    Quote Originally Posted by manutd
    Indeed. How might that effect the pyche?
    hmm.... you could try some flashing programs which causes them to send all there details straight to ya through the program.

    now that would take some programing skills!

    btw. when did you come to england?

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    On and off in college to study, and then after that as a internship/job.
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    Quote Originally Posted by manutd
    On and off in college to study, and then after that as a internship/job.
    great. to be honest im not to keen on the manc accent. my family are from Newcastle, which besides being hard to understand has a reasonable tone to it.

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    Eh...I like it. It won't come off me and anyone I meet from England asks me if I'm from Manchester
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    Quote Originally Posted by manutd
    Eh...I like it. It won't come off me and anyone I meet from England asks me if I'm from Manchester
    lol, im applying to Chester uni for next year. is that where you went?

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    I didn't go to school in England. In college, I visited my family there, then took an internship.
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    Quote Originally Posted by manutd
    I didn't go to school in England. In college, I visited my family there, then took an internship.
    o, i get ya.

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    >i cant help but think the guys on their are not only extremely helpful but also very good at programming.
    We have a healthy range from absolute beginners to hardened gurus.

    >how many of yous have recieved formal training in programming?
    I wouldn't call a few training classes where I already knew more than the teachers "formal", so I'd say I'm completely self-taught.

    >and for how long did it take you to get to that level?
    Ten years.
    My best code is written with the delete key.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Prelude
    >i cant help but think the guys on their are not only extremely helpful but also very good at programming.
    We have a healthy range from absolute beginners to hardened gurus.

    >how many of yous have recieved formal training in programming?
    I wouldn't call a few training classes where I already knew more than the teachers "formal", so I'd say I'm completely self-taught.

    >and for how long did it take you to get to that level?
    Ten years.
    OK. all i know up till now is self taught. my main hobby is car mechanics, which is far far simplar than code. however im very keen to become a programmer.

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