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I Am a Computer Programmer

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    Programming

    I am an oldbie with internet and computers.. Have played around with it for 25 years but I am a complete newbie in programming.. I just want to learn to use Python and to invent my own stuff with it. Making games, textparsers and ip checkers..
    logicus logicus 41-45 2 Responses Oct 30, 2010

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    Programming Rocks !

    Hey ! I am a computer programmer, and I love it ! I started when I was 13, with the "Hello world !", program in c++. I'm 15 now, and I have experiance with over 16 programming languages including java pearl and python. I've made my own two programming languages as well...
    zack999 zack999 16-17 1 Response Jul 29, 2009

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    Tv Programmer

    I am a computer pogrammer. At the moment I work for the BBC, where I work in Java, Perl and MHEG to develop TV technology. We do things such as program the code that runs on satellite set-top boxes to display live TV and other information. It is very interesting, and I hope to...
    emptyroads emptyroads 26-30, M 3 Responses Dec 29, 2010

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    I started learning computer

    when i was 14 -15 .now i am 19 . I built 3 complete websites and working on an erp . But i always wanted to become a game developer And not a web developer . May be some day my dream will come true.
    xman111 xman111 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 17

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    I Used To Be

    I started with FORTRAN, mostly skipped COBOL, and wrote mostly PL/1 and assembler. “Back in the day” you still could exercise some creativity. Even C and C++ were fun to write. I picked up a few other languages along the way, and even wrote a couple of specialized...
    happinins happinins 51-55, M 3 Responses Mar 16, 2010

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    I Think I Figured This Out....

    At work, we got a complaint that a webpage isn't refreshing after an Ajax call to update a DB. The prior developers had a success function on the Ajax call (this is all going through 'Ext' JS lib) to redirect to the new page but this was commented out. I put this back but didn't...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 2 Responses Dec 2, 2009

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    I Am A Computer Programmer

    I wish I could be a computer programmer. If I have the opportunity to be sponsored.
    amirash4real amirash4real 22-25, M Feb 12, 2012

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    Adobe Acrobat 9

    Wow... what a cool program this can be! I use this program at work to view electronically filed documents for my job. In the last three years, I've had the opportunity to write the programs that help me file these things lightning fast. However, I've had an idea for the PDF's...
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M Aug 16, 2012

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    thefrinko thefrinko 22-25 1 Response Apr 25, 2010

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    Looking For a Way Out

    I am a software developer who is looking for a way out. For the past 6 years I've had nothing but short programming contracts and one job that lasted 9 months before being laid off. This in spite of having a MS in computer science and years of experience. The industry is much...
    swats swats 41-45 2 Responses Mar 22, 2008

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    I Programm Computers, Well Very Small Ones

    arduinos. i used to use AVR-ASM, but got tired of it. tho ASM is nice where your trying to time things. working on a clock display right now. old school numitrons. was planning on useing 595 shift registers, but might useattiny44 instead.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 31, 2013

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    Frustrated

    I am a frustrated computer programmer who works at an insurance company with several brilliant programmers, most of whom cannot touch-type. I dream of working at NASA or Lockheed Martin, or Northrup Grummund...while I spend my days optimizing code that makes database calls to...
    j4v4x j4v4x 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 23, 2008

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    A Computer Programmer That Never Made It

    I got into programming influenced by a mate who ran a business. Asked me to join the business to market his university project; an accounts DOS program (early 90s). I got given the job to write the manual. Got interested from there. I started to mess around with QBASIC. Previous...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 16, 2011

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    Started when I was 10

    or 11. I'm 14 now and know both Java and C, and some stuff from a few other languages. My biggest problem is that I never know what to program.
    emilsson60 emilsson60 13-15, M 2 Responses May 21

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    I Have A Dream To Make Virtual Reality Into Reality.

    I tried a career in Computer Programming in 2001, but unavoidable circumstances led me to another path. Anyway it is about my dream. I am serious about technologies which provides platforms for automated manufacturing of any object from particle level physics to complex machinery...
    koolman2811 koolman2811 36-40, M Feb 4, 2013

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    I do c, c++, c#, asp.

    net, java, vb, php, flash and have lots of computer skills. I have a degree actually. I do not recall some of them now but I could if I would easily. The funny thing is.. I do not appreciate programming. Darn it.
    chaud012 chaud012 22-25, M 6 Responses Dec 15, 2013

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    My Occupation

    I've been a programmer for 22 years now - where does the time go? I currently have one of my best jobs ever.  I am working in c#, but need to get into c++ soon.  My next project is motion control - so much more fun than accounting systems. I've worked in T-SQL, thats...
    MarkFree MarkFree 51-55, M 4 Responses Jun 19, 2009

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    I Love Programming

    It feels deeply cathartic. Like what I think people feel when they build things. I like building things too, but I am better at programming. I should program something now. It'll likely make me feel better.
    ygolo ygolo 31-35 Aug 18, 2013

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    I started teaching myself to program

    when I was thirteen on an old computer with GW-BASIC. Eventually that crossed over to website development. I got my first job as a web designer/developer when I was eighteen and have been doing it ever since. Some years ago I went independent and now work as a contract...
    notryonlydo notryonlydo 31-35, M 3 Responses Dec 9, 2013

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    I Started With Java

    I'm a programmer since i was 11. I started with Java and in 2years i became a much bettero programmer. Now i'm studyinrrg C++
    Zekromaster Zekromaster 13-15, M Sep 2, 2013

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    How I Fell In Love With The World Of Computer Programming.

    I remember as a child, I had only one household computer: A Windows 95 with Internet explorer. I spent half of the time hitting random keys on the keyboard, getting a blue screen and then fixing it. I was instantly hooked. I was never really accepted into the whole thing since I...
    OfMonstersAndMen OfMonstersAndMen 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 24, 2013

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    Currently Retired And Obsolete

    Started professionally April 28, 1969 although the first thing I did was take a course on the job in IBM Assembler. I had already taken COBOL before I was promoted. I would say most of the work I did in my first years was in Assembler although there was quite a bit of COBOL. It...
    CFOM CFOM 70+, M 15 Responses May 7, 2011

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    And I Even Speak Computer!

    I'm a real old-time computer geek!   I can even read a binary dump!    Understanding how information is stored on a computer is really easy.   Take a cassette tape--the information on a cassette tape is stored in tiny bits of iron oxide...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 8, 2008

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    Intimidated By College Class?

    Good morning, everyone... I'm currently a student at University of Phoenix, and studying Computer Programming. I chose this field because I like to program... .I like to do a lot of things with computers, but programming has been very helpful. Today, I'm working near the...
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 1, 2013

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    Was a Programmer

    did it for three years, loved it at the time, did'nt like the work involved gave it up, now work in a brewery which is'nt bad. Computer programming is very time consuming but very rewarding maybe in the future i will return to it
    Donalh Donalh 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 3, 2008

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    Starting Up...

    Im currently working on a computer program to reeplace windows. I call it Angel. My companys motto will be "Inspire" but im not sure what to call it. also i cant type
    Osiris74 Osiris74 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 10, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    Gonna major in cs when I go to college
    codinglikeajet codinglikeajet 16-17, F a week ago

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    Last week, i purchased UUSP UPA USB ECU programmer from auto diagnostic obd center with DHL delivery term. 3days i got the UUSP UPA USB ECU programmer in USA. And so happy that it...
    obd2 obd2 70+, F 4 days ago

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    Gambit Programmer is also called Car Key Mater II. Car Key Mater II works with PCF7935, PCF 7936 and T5 transponders. Gambit is mainly produced for programming RFID transponders...
    autodiagnosticobd autodiagnosticobd 22-25, F Jul 16

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    In my family i am the computer guy, anyone has an issue with their computer/laptop or sometimes their phone, i am the guy they come to And it makes sense really, seeing as i spend...
    Anth1290 Anth1290 22-25, M Jul 16

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    Hey people, just like to say that I built my own computer with parts that I ordered. With some help from my uncle... I researched everything and wanted a fast PC for gaming. My...
    AmyGirlSummer AmyGirlSummer 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 1

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    Loving the enthusiasm, I'm new around here so let's hope this post goes well...I was first introduced to a computer 5 days before my 7th birthday (which is coincidentally Christmas...
    ButterRaz ButterRaz 16-17, M Jul 5

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    I first started using the computer when I was 4 years old. When I turned 6, I started using the internet. I grew up with computers and video games. As time passed, I learnt quite a...
    elzish elzish 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I really like putting together computers, it's nearly like bringing something to life. I can't put together just regular computers though. I like to build monsters xD
    Vencrion Vencrion 18-21, M Jul 9

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    Okay the only computer game I play is well nothing but I will be soon x3
    SoulWriter17 SoulWriter17 16-17, M Jul 9

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    Help. Me. O___O *Super glued to computer*
    JadedDivinity JadedDivinity 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    Hello, I am writing today because I can no longer take it! I deleted my SL (Second Life) account! I spend my life in that stupid evil game!!! I feel like crying right now, I am...
    blahblahblahgirl blahblahblahgirl 22-25, F Jul 20

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    I'm a computer engineering student/intern and I'm currently programming a robotic hand. I am one step closer to a career in advanced prosthetic devices.
    TheMightyNamelessGuy TheMightyNamelessGuy 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Built my first computer a few months ago. The excitement that you get when you turn it on and success feels rewarding
    L00kas L00kas 13-15, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    The apple store rocks because their computers are the best
    drumroar drumroar 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    ****** me off. First computer ive ever had in all my yrs of owning one to F $CKING crash in me. Ugh! Well I guess itll be another project to add to the ling list if sh!t I have to...
    sadisticbitch sadisticbitch 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Between Craigslist and Ebay, I'm always selling **** that I get for free. I just absolutely hate shipping stuff out, I think some of my customers I have had would agree. I ship...
    ihaveep ihaveep 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 2

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    When I tried to get words for windows 7,I could only get one.....windows?
    Mrmeaner02 Mrmeaner02 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 4

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    Commission me to draw (almost) anything, I'm not very good but hey, it's free
    Stuffedbelly Stuffedbelly 13-15, M Jul 4

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    I work as a referral agent. My job is to refer people online to Netflix, Visa or Disney for their special discounted trial offers. They pay very well. If you'd like more...
    brianhowson brianhowson 22-25 Jul 7

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    Why can't I be so good at them that I'm able to live off my earnings? No life, no job - just me and WASD. If only this world was a forgiving one where rp was a currency...
    AnotherAvailableUsername AnotherAvailableUsername 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    Anyone got dayZ standalone or dayZ mod for arms two need some mates(friends not lovers lol) to play it with
    Drea0o0 Drea0o0 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    ALMIGHTY PEWDIEPIE one day i'll be like you! <33333
    Angelynne Angelynne 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    Does anyone here miss World of Warcraft??
    JadoK JadoK 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 9

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    So I'm building my own gaming PC pretty soon, what CPU do you guys think I should get? I've got about 200-ish dollars to spend on the CPU, and my motherboard will fit any i3-7 CPU...
    dabram71 dabram71 16-17, M Jul 9

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