A beginning programmer
egriffith92 at gmail.com
Sun Jul 10 23:13:53 BST 2011
Fresh High School graduate here with a passion for problem solving. My
last 2 years of HS I took programming courses (actually fairly good
ones; yay for good tech departments) that showed me
(in that order)
A friend of mine often talked about how nice Python was and being an
xkcd fan, i saw Python come up alot in the jokes. Python's awesome; I
see limitless possibilities in a very easy to understand and use
language that as xkcd put it "Programmings fun again!"
My problem is this though... I don't know what to do with this new
found knowledge of these languages. I just don't know
what to do with it, I don't have any problems that need to be solved
and unfortunately I don't really see myself as familiar enough with the
languages (except MAYBE c++) to start trying to help everyone here at KDE
or even Gnome. I'll sometimes be roaming linuxhomepage.com / lxer / phoronix and
see some new patch mentioned, and out of curiosity I'll click on it
and read it, and
I have to say.. alot of the time it looks like gibberish to me. Even
I can't make sense of it. Perhaps im simply unlucky and choosing the
patchs to look at, but I got to say, its rather disheartening when I
can't even make sense
of what is going on.
I know this isn't strictly limited to KDE but I'm sure that my situation is
hardly new to programmer's the world over.
Any feedback is much appreciated!
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