Teach Yourself Programming in Ten Years

Ruslan Zasukhin sunshine at public.kherson.ua
Fri Nov 25 17:53:15 EST 2005


On 11/26/05 12:13 AM, "Todd Higgins" <higginsta at mac.com> wrote:

> During this turkey inspired holiday I have decided to reinvest myself
> and my money in Revolution.  I updated to 2.61 of the IDE and picked
> up  some Valentina licenses to boot! (Though I'm a little bummed that
> it's not Valentina 2.0 - the documentation and examples are much
> easier to grok)

You can upgrade to 2.0 now with discount!
 
> As I was surfing the web for programming inspiration I found an
> article that has helped me put my learning curve in perspective, and
> I thought I would share it with the list.
> 
> http://www.norvig.com/21-days.html

Really good article! :-)
 
> With no formal programming experience and no Hypercard background its
> been slow going for me. As a technologist I am very comfortable using
> computers, I can make servers bend to my will for most functions, but
> when it comes to creating something from nothing I am stifled.  I
> feel like I cannot get off the ground floor with anything -
> Applescript, PERL, bash, Revolution,  and I think the reason is
> because I'm rushing it.
> 
> Real expertise takes time, even if your chosen programming
> environment promises to save 90% of it : )
> 
> Thoughts?

-- 
Best regards,

Ruslan Zasukhin
VP Engineering and New Technology
Paradigma Software, Inc

Valentina - Joining Worlds of Information
http://www.paradigmasoft.com

[I feel the need: the need for speed]





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