View Poll Results: How do you learn programming?

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  • At School

    16 20.78%
  • Self Taught

    58 75.32%
  • Self Taught (study or buddy group)

    3 3.90%

Thread: How are you learning programming?

  1. #61
    Registered User larry's Avatar
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    Sep 2001
    Pascal? Is that still even useful? I haven't heard about that for a while now. I'm currently trying to teach myself ASM and some web scripting languages.
    I think Pascal still IS useful. Delphi is very powerful tool for people who develop simple Windows applications and even something more complicated due to ActiveX-like components system. Compiler is very fast, but not the output itself Although I currently use only and entirely VC++, I don't think Pascal is unuseful. If you take a look at any graphical algorithms book, it's Pascal what is usually used for describing an entity of an algorithm.
    Please excuse my poor english...

  2. #62
    Registered User Invincible's Avatar
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    Feb 2002
    I'm with silentstrike. All they teach here is Java, Java, Java. So I've been teaching myself C++ (and neglecting my Intro to Java course). I doubt I'll have much use for it after the course is over. Imho will replace any need there ever was for it.

    Then again what do I know, I'm a newbie.

    "The mind, like a parachute, only functions when open."

  3. #63
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    Nov 2001
    self taught till BurnOut.


  4. #64
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    Jan 2002
    This thread still exists?

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