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Easy, FUNNY C++ programming books?

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  • Started 6 years ago by chustar
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whs
whs
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Hey Pipo, COBOL is younger than me, does that make me very, very, very + very old?

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
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@whs. Weren't you friends with the guy that invented the abacus?

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whs
whs
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Lighthouse, I think they were from another culture. They used wedge writing too.

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
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whs, I thought it was you. Being so well traveled

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whs
whs
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I wish I could travel in time.

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Scott
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If I could travel back in time I'd give a few friend's parents a pamphlet on contraception.

-Dilbert

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Scott
Scott
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http://lifehacker.com/375789/b.....e-to-learn

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pipo
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@whs
maybe just very, very, very "-" very old

if i could travel in time, i'd register earlier in the HTG forums, lol.

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whs
whs
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Scott, this lifehacker link is awsome. There is very little anybody could add. I gathered Python, Java and C++ as favorites (in order of complexity - Python being the easiest). As an old Assembler, Cobol, Fortran programmer, I vote for C++. But that may not be a good choice for everybody. It was also pointed out, as I said earlier, important is logic and structure. And that is independent of the language. Maybe one is more forgiving than another, but sloppiness will catch up with you one way or another.

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
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so what i got from the link is that c++ is both very bad and very good so what is that supposed to tell me? and python isn't that a more linux based script

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chustar
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@jack7h3r1pp3r:
No, python is a full language. I leared [or tried to learn] it on windows. Note: open-source != linux...
(!= means "not equal to" something i learned in python :) )

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pipo
pipo
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FYI: != is also used in most programming languages ^_^ and in COBOL sometimes you can write it as "NOT EQUAL" withouth the quotes of course.

btw, i think COBOL is a very easy language to learn, only problem is that you need to be connected to a Mainframe for you to practice and you need to create a JCL to run your program, but aside from those, learning it is quite "easy"

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jack7h3r1pp3r
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@whs thx on the pdf you posted i have learned a lot from that i am almost done reading it all

yummmm.... i like to eat me some knowledge

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whs
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Jack you are welcome. I am actually reading it myself, but I am not as fast as you.

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jack7h3r1pp3r
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ya i actually have it saved on my flash drive so i can read it where ever i am (i also have a compiler on there as well).

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whs
whs
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I guess we'll ask you to write the little programs in the future. jd2066 could use some help.

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jack7h3r1pp3r
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ya i'll try but i don't know too much yet still a noob

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whs
whs
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It's the attitude that counts. Not the skill level.

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jack7h3r1pp3r
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ya i'm working hard at it and i am learning pretty fast and if you wanted me to do something for you i would try to do it the best that i can

what i meant by me being a "noob" is that i only really started when you posted that up and what i knew before was completely different c++ than what this is teaching me

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
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@whs so how come when you run the exe files they close right when you get the answer so you can't see it?

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