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    I guess it's a good sign

    if I'm always thinking of ways to program something. Oh and as a little gt to now me thing, I'm Andrew and I'm a programmer in the making. I'm only a junior in high school and I've already learned basics of programming in java, python, and c++(really basic on the last 2). And...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 3, 2015

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    I learned about Lua scripting through ROBLOX

    Studio. So far I can only script pyrotechnics, but I'm great at that.
    UnstableInside UnstableInside 13-15, M 1 Response Dec 17, 2015

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    Bleh

    I've been a programmer for a government agency for 2.5 years. I program web-based applications in Java.
    DartmanX DartmanX 36-40 Oct 30, 2007

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    Books

    I am really only starting out as a programmer and am about to start classes on some basic programming, anyone have some suggestions on book i should own/read?   books i have*will update as i get more* Oracle & Open Source by Andy Duncan & Sean Hull...
    Bukoden Bukoden 18-21, M Jul 24, 2009

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    Only A Hobbyist.

    I've recently started teaching myself python. I think I've gotten to the point where I'd like to take a stab at OpenGL. I don't know what exactly I plan to do with any programming, but I know that I enjoy writing up python scripts and also want to learn C and C++. With C and/or C...
    Kyuu Kyuu 16-17, M 8 Responses Oct 13, 2009

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    I Am a Programmer

    I like C++, Java. I have do this job for more than 2 years. I am good at web program more than desktop software develop.But it NOT means I don't like desktop software program. I'd like to be a friend of You.
    AlexLeo AlexLeo 22-25, M Jul 28, 2008

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    I've already made one game,

    and I've got another in the making. My website is pancakebobapps.wix.com/apps
    lonelytechie lonelytechie 16-17, M Oct 25, 2015

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    I've just started learning Python.

    .. my plan is to master it and then move on to VPython. Is that the best choice for 3D Virtual Environment graphic design or should I try Unity or some other language first? RED!
    whytfng whytfng 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 16, 2014

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    Q: how many programmers does it take to change

    a light bulb? A: none, that's a hardware problem
    chancelessman chancelessman 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 9, 2015

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    Made working 3D labyrinth editor in Unity with

    3D visualisation. Added one boolean variable statement and everything f*cked up. Oh well...
    karasugi karasugi 18-21 Aug 12, 2014

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    BASIC Programmer

    I am a BASIC programmer. I taught myself on a Commodore 64 and progressed to Casio BASIC, QBasic, Visual Basic, and now Gambas in Linux.
    mrgigabytes mrgigabytes 31-35, M Dec 19, 2007

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    I used to be a programmer like you,

    then I took a fatal error to my syntax.
    karasugi karasugi 18-21 Aug 12, 2014

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    New rank 644 of 55,043 companies on elance!

    Seems all the years of hard work is finally paying off!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 7, 2015

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    A Misunderstood Term

    I think saying "I'm a programmer" is like saying you're "a grammatician" or "a linguist".. it's not very descriptive of what you do, or how you do it. It's all about the end product result. What do I do? In various stages of my life, the answer could be: * I'm an engineer...
    emptyroads emptyroads 26-30, M 4 Responses Jul 6, 2010

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    Good Old Java

    I have been writing in Java since before the language was finalized, about 95-96. I went to college for electronics, but knew halfway through that I would rather be programming, so I took a job in the field my degree is in (BSEET) and started working towards becoming a...
    eMemaN eMemaN 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 28, 2011

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    Any Flex Developers Out There?

    It looks like this group's been kinda dead, so here's something to try to kick-start it: Anyone out there do any Flex development? I'm starting to do some of it for work (I have a heavy Java background). So far I like it; it makes sense and the syntax is easy to understand...
    kiuz645 kiuz645 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 5, 2010

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    Guys, ChattyGirl555 and her friend have

    developed this fabulous chat platform that's looking real tight. Very simple and intuitive! There's even an EP group on it. Check it out! https://konnekting.com/#EP
    Quiche5 Quiche5 18-21, M Nov 8, 2014

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    "i'm going to make a great game" --after 1

    hour-- "all thing is going okay , it will be a wonderful game" --after 1 second-- "error found , **** but i can solve it" --after 3 hours trying to find a solution-- "i found it , every thing now works okay" --after two seconds-- "fatal error found, and what now i'm so angry now...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Apr 24, 2014

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    I know Batch, HTML (duh!

    ), Actionscript, and Java; I can program a TI Calculator; I'm looking to learn C++ soon; and I read an entire Java 1.4 College textbook in seventh grade... I'm currently taking a programming class as a freshman and I already know the year's curriculum. I was so bored, I wrote a...
    whytfng whytfng 16-17, M 3 Responses Apr 2, 2014

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    Love Programming

    And most people consider it weird because I'm a girl. Love programming since I was a teenager. I like to get into the details, in depth, therefore ASM is my pick. Don't like using compilers written by other ppl because I usually get limited by their bugs. Hate using code written...
    vappole vappole 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 14, 2007

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    I've been trying to learn more C++,

    C#, Java, and HTML. I can already code in Lua and Python, but I'd like to learn more languages. I think starting to program at this age is a wonderful experience. I find joy in creating something from scratch, testing it, debugging it, and eventually creating a final product. It...
    boggbinny boggbinny 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 10, 2015

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    Been Programming All My Life. 12+ Languages

    I learned to program when I was a kid on old TRS-80s and learned a form of basic.Since then I have learned about computers inside and out. It’s lead to a successful career and then business. Happy to get to work with something I truly love.   Let’s see if I can...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 20, 2009

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    Right! Spring Break is over,

    I successfully read a 750 pg. book on C++ in a day, followed by "Art of War..." time to move on to 3-D Virtual Environment Graphics Programming! I'm sure I can get it in about a week. Give or take a week.
    whytfng whytfng 16-17, M Apr 13, 2014

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    Your personality type: "Analytical Thinker" Logical, original, creative thinkers. Can become very excited about theories and ideas. Exceptionally capable and driven to turn...
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    "I could never be that good." We hear this phrase sometimes... probably have even said it about ourselves in certain situations. Emotions get us in trouble sometimes, don't they...
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    Mine is 256, (or 4 to the 4th power) for all the programmers out there.
    DenialLife DenialLife 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    1. I want to live in Japan for some years and fulfill my desire to be fluent in Nihongo for good! 2. To be the best java programmer! 3. To travel the world! Eeeeeee... 4. To try...
    blitzkrieg7 blitzkrieg7 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 26

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    I'm currently taking my Bachelors degree in mechanical engineering and I work part time as a CNC programmer and designer. I only work at a small company but we have some big jobs...
    Shortwithheels Shortwithheels 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 24

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    i just feel like i cannot do something good. is this a quarter life crisis? im so sad seeing people being abandoned. i always used to put my shoes on their own. earlier, i was so...
    blitzkrieg7 blitzkrieg7 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    I effin fail programmer job interview for not having soft skills. :( I am am introverted kind of person. I tend to get nervous everytime specially when speaking in public and...
    blitzkrieg7 blitzkrieg7 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    I have always done my best to be kind and understanding of others, doing whatever I can to help people when they are in need and trying to be an overall positive influence on...
    QuietStar8 QuietStar8 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 18

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    Where are the modern poets, as there were of standard, such as shelley and Keith, in the old times. Is abstract programing the new expression of meta physics? Are computer...
    Stranger190 Stranger190 18-21, M Jan 18

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    the look and function was far better 4 years ago than now. I can't create my own questiond, your computer programmer is not in touch with giving us the ability to have any control...
    ilovegirlsalot ilovegirlsalot 51-55, M Jan 17

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