Tag: Programming

Starting Over

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I’ve decided to start to learn to code again. For a little background: Late in 2011, and after much prodding from friends, I decided to learn C#. I’d had some experience in PHP, making a website at university and my early versions of this portfolio, but I felt like I wasn’t learning how to program, […]

Early vs. Beginning Coders

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I came across this article on Zed Shaw’s blog today and it sums up perfectly something I’ve been trying to get across, but in an actually eloquent way instead of a rambling blog post. The basic concept is that you should have the terms beginner and early. These terms can be applied to anything, it’s […]

Chapter 3

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It’s been a while since my last post but life occurred. The sort of fun life and work life you can’t avoid. And a certain xbox game came out too… I’ve been working on this post off and on. Writing it all down is taking longer than I thought it would. Maybe I’ll speed up […]

Chapter 2

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After the dryness of chapter 1, we start getting into the building blocks. Yay! This is mostly maths and basic methods of storage, as well as a few pointers on naming conventions and the like. I don’t recall getting stuck on any of this stuff before, so it should be a breeze to explain. Comments […]

Chapter 1

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As I mentioned in this post, I’ve been learning from a book. This particular book is called “Sams Teach yourself the C# language in 21 days” by Bradely L. Jones. I had gotten to chapter 11 (day 11) and while some items I’d picked up really quickly, others were left in the vacuum of Michelle’s […]

In the beginning, there was a noob

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I am not a coder. This is very much evident in the way I think; I do not have a logical, methodical, mathematical based brain. This doesn’t mean that I don’t or can’t learn how to, it just means it’ll be a bit harder for me in the long run. This is the same with […]