Learn Programming in 1 Day

Judy Perry katheryn.swynford at gmail.com
Sat Mar 15 06:15:09 EDT 2008

But not good for a complete beginner, who keeps hearing that, to do
anything useful, you have to learn to *program*...

It's the P-word that keeps people from even trying, hence, if you tell
then they can learn to p- in a day...

(no pun intended)


On Fri, Mar 14, 2008 at 8:52 AM, jbv <jbv.silences at club-internet.fr> wrote:
>  Heather,
>  >
>  > JB: I imagine you could probably learn quite a bit of Flash in one
>  > day. Since Rev is enormously better than Flash*** its certainly
>  > possible to learn to do useful work with it in one day.
>  I've been using Xtalk since 1987 and still discover tricks and new &
>  more efficient ways to achieve tasks with it.... So I agree with you :
>  it's no doubt possible to learn/teach the basics of Rev in 1 day, but that's a
>  completely different thing than "learning programming in 1 day".
>  Besides, what ppl evaluate as "useful things" is often determined by
>  their own level of programming skills. A complete newbie will be thrilled
>  to be able to build an adress book with a search function in 1 single day
>  (often by reusing pieces of code from various examples), but well, who would
>  dare to say that he/she learned programming ?
>  I don't want to keep this thread running forever, but I keep thinking that
>  "code as you think" would have been a better claim...
>  Best regards,
>  JB
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