List of programms "all" programmers should make.

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    List of programms "all" programmers should make.

    Hallo,

    Are there some programs all programmers should have made? Not like the simple "hallo world" and such, but more advance projects to learn from.

    Creating a raytracer and the game of life seems like something most people do

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    Ray tracer? Nay. Far too advanced for anyone. You need lots of knowledge about graphics.
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    At the complexity level you imagine, the choices are far too broad to say that everyone should make one particular thing. How boring would that be?
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    The best programs are usually those that come about out of interest or need.

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    I enjoy programming, but I enjoy the income from programming better.

    I guess some people are programming theorists and enthusiasts. I do it to put bread on the table. Therefore, for me, the best programs are those in which people put a greater value on than the price I put on my programs!

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    I formulated myself in a bad way, the question I was trying to ask is;
    If there is some types of programs all programmers should have made at some stage to show that they know their stuff (In order to get a job)?

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    I think it really depends on what type of job you're aiming for. If you're aiming for some type of graphics/game-related job, a raytracer would likely help. If you're more into systems/network stuff, a solid RPC demo (or something similar) would likely be more useful than a raytracer.
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    I think the answer is no.
    The programmer’s wife tells him: “Run to the store and pick up a loaf of bread. If they have eggs, get a dozen.”
    The programmer comes home with 12 loaves of bread.


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    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.

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    >> FizzBuzz

    Come on. That's not a proof of anything in the least.

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    Other than the author thinks to high of himself and to low of his peers.
    The programmer’s wife tells him: “Run to the store and pick up a loaf of bread. If they have eggs, get a dozen.”
    The programmer comes home with 12 loaves of bread.


    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.

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