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Monies by Reuben Duckwill - Thu, 08 Oct 2015 15:58:23 EST ID:2ApJWF0u No.34713 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I'm a smart-ass faggot who knows lots of programming related shit and know my way around GNU/Linux.

I want to make money. I have a set few hours a week to dedicate to it. Say 5 hours a week. That's not much. Can I somehow use my 1337 skillz in some way to earn a few dollars/week?

I've already tried webdev. Did not work well. Too time consuming for my schedule. Plus I feel like I'm not actually using my skills. Everybody can write some crap in JS. No real problem solving involved.
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Nell Degglestock - Thu, 08 Oct 2015 22:12:41 EST ID:5ap2D6Ru No.34716 Ignore Report Quick Reply
What schedule do you have?
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Matilda Doshbeck - Fri, 09 Oct 2015 08:24:50 EST ID:2ApJWF0u No.34717 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>34716

I have a few hours of free time during the weekends, say 5-7 hours each Saturday evening.


dir vs ls by Samuel Femmlebick - Wed, 23 Sep 2015 05:07:50 EST ID:U+wWNs50 No.34650 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Truly, the debate of our generation
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Jack Clablingpack - Sun, 04 Oct 2015 13:20:45 EST ID:fsld9AGU No.34686 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>34684
>windows is much safer because nobody can see how its built.

Come on, that's not an excuse anyone actually uses, is it? Windows is usually chosen because of bureaucratic inertia and the fact that all the company's existing tools run on Windows.
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Alice Fidgeville - Mon, 05 Oct 2015 18:50:39 EST ID:/AP87H59 No.34694 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>34686
my entire post was sarcasm :[
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Priscilla Greenfuck - Mon, 05 Oct 2015 23:11:45 EST ID:Ew1xe7Or No.34695 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>34684
>MySQL is the best database

One of these things is not like the others.
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Nigger Billingshit - Tue, 06 Oct 2015 15:23:09 EST ID:rU4BYvYe No.34700 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>34684

>confusing MSSQL with MySQL/MariaDB

Are you fucking kidding me?
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Barnaby Crablinghood - Wed, 07 Oct 2015 04:26:06 EST ID:jZbJHlyO No.34703 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>34686
>>34695
>>34700

Today I learned that /prog/ is dumb.


Fucking CSS by Betsy Naffingstut - Thu, 16 Jul 2015 23:03:38 EST ID:4n8jKPBU No.34262 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I know this isn't exactly programming, but trying to wrangle CSS into doing something useful makes me want to kill myself. What kind of guide would you guys suggest for learning how to into CSS?
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Caroline Pessledock - Sun, 13 Sep 2015 21:54:30 EST ID:YPNmCKxq No.34619 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>34448
what is this shit even saying?

Anyway, there is nothing to it but to get results on the screen as you seem them. It's a black art. I generally fuck around in the chrome web inspector until I get the magic spell that somehow produces anything that works. display: flex; is AMAZING, and you should be using it if at all possible. Use sass or less so that you can nest rules. Don't use ID's for anything; at least use attribute selectors -- [id='whatever'] { } -- instead. Make specific class names instead of lazy generalised ones. Don't be a retard and type vendor prefixes - use grunt/gulp/whatever to generate those for you automatically. And of course, you'll be doing double the work (or more) for each version of IE you support. Avoid using !important if you can. Don't postfix zeros with a unit specifier, ever. Selectors with commas go on new lines, every time, last one has the opening brace. Bootstrap's padding/margin is insane. I don't care to use it, but it's present at every job I've had lately.
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Caroline Pessledock - Sun, 13 Sep 2015 21:57:12 EST ID:YPNmCKxq No.34620 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>34293
border-box: box-sizing is extremely useful. You get a comp from a designer, do you think it's going to have the size of the content specified? Fuck no. It's going to have the size of the border, and maybe the margins / padding. Using this gets you inline with how things actually work, less cognitive dissonance.
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Martha Dosslehork - Mon, 14 Sep 2015 02:38:43 EST ID:VyG4e/nw No.34621 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Search for CSS3 books on libgen.io
http://libgen.io/book/index.php?md5=1bd735f342bcba600afd5856a7f7d459
The Book of CSS3 NoStarchPress is good
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Nell Sessledurk - Fri, 02 Oct 2015 07:23:12 EST ID:+6d1kOO+ No.34675 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>34293
The codepen.io guy right? does this stufff have anything todo with the Native DOM Functions? Webinspector ruined my life and taught me alot about the way a browser (chrome) works not by my own choosing
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Emma Dopperman - Sun, 04 Oct 2015 10:21:37 EST ID:ohHqcyiy No.34685 Ignore Report Quick Reply
This --> http://learnlayout.com/


BASH: how to delimit groups of lines by Doris Sammerware - Fri, 02 Oct 2015 15:05:23 EST ID:hb9jYMZ/ No.34676 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Inspired by this http://boards.420chan.org/tech/res/117464.php post, I am trying to write my own, hash based "duplicate file finder" for the BASH.

So far it works pretty fine:
find . -type f -execdir md5sum \{\} \; | sort | awk '{ print $2 "\t" $1}' | uniq -D -f 1 | cut -f1


BUT: For improved clarity, how would I delimit the groups of associated lines (files), e.g. by a newline? Any other ideas for a similar one-liner?
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Doris Sammerware - Fri, 02 Oct 2015 16:07:38 EST ID:hb9jYMZ/ No.34677 Ignore Report Quick Reply
oops, improved to the worse while posting: /execdir/exec/ won't swallow the file's path.
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Graham Grimbanks - Sat, 03 Oct 2015 13:13:56 EST ID:hb9jYMZ/ No.34679 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Replying to myself: Overthinking it brought me to the conclusion, that this is not solvable with a one-liner.

It will need a loop (recursive for the case that a file is duplicated more than once).
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Graham Grimbanks - Sat, 03 Oct 2015 13:41:19 EST ID:hb9jYMZ/ No.34680 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>34676
>>34679
And yes, it is possible, uniq is more versatile than I thought:
find . -type f -exec md5sum \{\} \; | sort | awk '{ print $2 "\t" $1}' | uniq --all-repeated=separate -f 1 | cut -f 1

Note to myself: RTFM!


Turing Completeness by Walter Memmerway - Wed, 30 Sep 2015 13:46:55 EST ID:9iIGnK/9 No.34666 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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What does Turing completeness imply?
Is there a problem which can only be solved by a turing-complete machine?
I think that for any problem, some computationally trivial machine could be devised to solve it. But I feel that this does not qualify that machine as Turing complete.
I think I understand what a turing machine is, I just don't understand why it is Turing Complete.
Any ideas?
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Eliza Denningdone - Wed, 30 Sep 2015 18:09:18 EST ID:cn/vUEbB No.34668 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>I think that for any problem, some computationally trivial machine could be devised to solve it.

The big deal about Turing completeness is that there doesn't exist a solvable computational problem that would require such a machine.
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Cedric Clobberbore - Wed, 30 Sep 2015 20:24:11 EST ID:bDkZFMmj No.34670 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>34666
Coq (Math proof assistant) is not turing complete, it uses induction instead of recursion. System F, which is typed lambda calculus, is also not Turing complete and provably halts.

Turing completeness when used to describe a language is an abstract statement about it's abilities. Can it do repitition/loop and fully simulate a Turing machine. If it provably halts then no.
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Fuck Hackleshit - Wed, 30 Sep 2015 21:33:54 EST ID:fsld9AGU No.34671 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Turing-completeness just refers to the property of being computationally equivalent to a Turing machine. It has been proven that a Turing machine can compute anything that is computable, so a Turing-complete machine can also compute anything that is computable.


SPSS and Python by Phoebe Forringmet - Fri, 25 Sep 2015 04:50:02 EST ID:5MmdKA90 No.34657 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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This is pretty much a shot in the dark but I'll try.

So I'm in a research project doing some statistics work with SPSS. The current dataset is not the best possible one. There are couple of questions which were open questionaries (idk what is the official english term) - people could write whatever they wanted in there. The problem is the questions were like which city you live in and what was your job before you got unemployed.

So now there are several typoed, uppercased, lowercased, suffixed, abreviated variants of each and every city in the list. I want to make it so that I can turn all these variants into the proper form. It can be done manualy in SPSS but it's gonna be a lot of work. I have experience with Java and I know that changing the cases of strings, picking out the abreviations and maybe even filtering the typos is pretty trivial. I think we actually coded something like this as an excercise at some point.

SPSS apparently incorporates Python these days. This gave me the idea that I can maybe save a huge fucking amount of time (811 people answered) if I do some coding. I don't have any experience with Python though. How would I go making something like what I described with Python + SPSS? All the SPSS + Python tutorials I have found so far are really abstract.

Same goes for the job question though I think it's gonna be more problematic.

I'd really like to do this with Python because I want to maintain my (meager) coding skills and I think it could be some sort of a (small) merit for the job market.
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Sidney Billerwell - Fri, 25 Sep 2015 08:22:25 EST ID:gkbKzuyk No.34658 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I doubt anyone here could help you, but what you want to google is something like string normalization. I'll bet SPSS has enough functionality to do the job without python.
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Graham Wobbletig - Fri, 25 Sep 2015 21:46:49 EST ID:+oVi+pUB No.34659 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Why don't you just run the text through your Java program to get the desired output?
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Isabella Gettingham - Sun, 27 Sep 2015 16:49:44 EST ID:xcwfBGlG No.34660 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>34657
you want to figure out how to change records in SPSS, then get each item in the list and call .upper() or .lower() or something like that on it. if the data is available in CSV or text format then it should be fairly trivial to open that file up directly


best programming language to learn for aspiring linux admin/engineer? by Edward Turveylock - Tue, 25 Aug 2015 02:10:53 EST ID:92fG15O3 No.34501 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I'm sure this kind of question gets asked frequently, but what do you think is the best programming language for an aspiring Linux admin/engineer to learn?

I used to do some C++ when I was really young, and fucked around with Perl a little bit when I first started getting into Linux, but never really spent the time to become proficient with either one...I'm not a big fan of programming to be perfectly honest; I'm capable of learning it, but it has always been tedious and I haven't had much use for it. However, I really need to start fine tuning my Linux admin skills, and I assume a programming language would be pretty beneficial. Right now I am leaning towards spending my time learning Python. I know Perl is pretty useful in the linux/unix world as well, but it is a fairly difficult language to jump into and master...can also be a bit messy. Do you think I would be missing out on something using Python instead of Perl?

Please share your thoughts! ty
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Fuck Fobberdock - Tue, 15 Sep 2015 08:14:11 EST ID:eweWjeNi No.34630 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>34504
tmux supplants screen. Emacs is its own terminal multiplexer anyway.
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Archie Crapperhall - Tue, 15 Sep 2015 19:24:53 EST ID:ye2oh+to No.34633 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>34614
>>34629
Suggestions, or just snark?
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Barnaby Bellytod - Tue, 15 Sep 2015 21:14:53 EST ID:VcmV3rI9 No.34635 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>34633
Learn Emacs IDE, it comes with a shell abstraction for any operating system it runs on so you just need to learn one shell, the eshell, and it's portable to anywhere.

The shell output gets barfed into emacs, so now you can programatically debug things with it, or write additional scripts based on the output so if working on Windows you essentially have the same piping ability of Linux. You can abstract remote maintenance by scripting a passwordless ssh key login then just manipulate around in eshell logged into a dozen systems simultaneously instead of having to make individual interpreters or scripts for each different shell software you come across.
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Martin Sullyfare - Tue, 15 Sep 2015 21:42:54 EST ID:hLgfGbIj No.34636 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>34635
emacs is a great OS. It's a shame about the text editor.
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Hannah Checklefit - Wed, 23 Sep 2015 16:15:57 EST ID:9zyRt5SS No.34653 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Go with Python over perl unless you really like perl for some reason. Also you could learn c and c++ probably wont be directly useful but being able to read it might come in handy someday and you might better understand stuff that is written in those languages.

Also snark is like 90% of all replies on the academic boards


GETTING STARTED by Cedric Breblingmine - Wed, 19 Aug 2015 18:51:39 EST ID:/gno9Z61 No.34449 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I know this probably gets asked a ton, but can anyone direct me to a resource to learn coding myself online? The end goal being programming for video games. I have exactly zero knowledge of coding but I have the will power and plenty of free time. I'm a 3d artist and I'm tired of waiting for my faggot programmer friends to never get anything done.
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Charlotte Clavinghat - Tue, 22 Sep 2015 01:28:56 EST ID:A9uzFbRU No.34642 Ignore Report Quick Reply
http://learnopengl.com/
very neat site, you probably should learn a little c++ first though
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Wesley Smalldale - Tue, 22 Sep 2015 08:19:44 EST ID:Mc0MwH1r No.34643 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Didn't think like creating a new thread would be appropriate, so I'll ask here. Would it be possible for someone mathematically autistic to become a competent programmer with a fair amount of time and practice? Mathematical concepts are honestly a real bitch for me to get my head around but the bit of scripting I've already gotten myself into seems like a breeze in terms of being able to understand most of the staples of it.
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Eliza Crabblecocke - Tue, 22 Sep 2015 13:10:30 EST ID:0IC9zbFe No.34644 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>34643
Depends on what you're coding, but if you keep exploring the world of computer programming, like it or not, you're gonna learn a lot of math along the way.
Just keep learning, man, if you're able to grasp at least the basics of a programming language, you're fully capable of learning more advanced math, both in many ways are all about abstraction.
Take some math classes alongside your hacking, it will help you in the long run.
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Wesley Blythewell - Tue, 22 Sep 2015 18:18:51 EST ID:werpYsAZ No.34645 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>34643
No math is needed for programming, it just helps you be a better programmer/problem solver. For example if you wanted to manipulate graphics or find patterns, develop ranking algorithms you'd want Linear Algebra in your skill set to make these problems easier to program.

None of the Zed Shaw free books require a Math background
http://learncodethehardway.org/
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Cedric Lightdale - Wed, 23 Sep 2015 02:27:16 EST ID:TN+TsOtU No.34649 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>34643
>mathematically autistic
I think you have that backward.


No I don't have a thread for me pissing greatness, srry. by Fuck Sezzlemedge - Mon, 06 Apr 2015 06:30:05 EST ID:5M822B0h No.33763 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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<script type="text/javascript">
var c=confirm("Fahrenheit or Celsius?\nOk for Fahrenheit Cancel For Celsius.");
if(c==true){
var f = prompt("Enter Fahrenheit:");// the Fahrenheit temp is 90 degrees today.
var result = (f *5/9);
alert(result);
}
else if(c==false){
var c1 = prompt("Enter Celsius:");// the Celsius temp is 50 degrees today.
var result1 = (c1 * 1.8);
alert(result1);
}
</script>
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no built in func? - Mon, 21 Sep 2015 22:52:35 EST ID:+6d1kOO+ No.34641 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Why is this?
[code]
<script>
var torevx=prompt("String:");
var i=torevx.length-1;
var out=torevx
for(i=torevx.length-1;i>=0;i--){
torevx+=out;
}
var tep=torevx.replace(out,'');
alert(tep);
</script>
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Shit Hagglefodge - Tue, 22 Sep 2015 20:04:18 EST ID:ye2oh+to No.34646 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>34641
>Why is this?
Exactly, what the fuck are you trying to do?
You declare i before using it in the loop, which is actually good practice, but you declare it again inside the declaration of the loop.

>torevx = input string
>out = torevx (input string)
>i = length of torevx -1
>while i is less than or equal to 0
>append to torevx (which is already the input string) another copy of torevx (the input string)
>when all that if finished, remove the original torevx string from the new torevx and output it

What the fuck are you trying to achieve?
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Nell Greenlock - Tue, 22 Sep 2015 21:37:30 EST ID:werpYsAZ No.34647 Ignore Report Quick Reply
it seems you are building a weather web app, you realize this exists right
http://openweathermap.org/api

you can do the whole thing in React, web and phone at the same time
http://www.reactnative.com/react-native-weather-app-using-open-weather-api/
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Cornelius Nicklespear - Tue, 22 Sep 2015 21:39:38 EST ID:4X7by+Gc No.34648 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>34647
No friend that's just Bru. He's not trying to build anything.
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Shit Hagglefodge - Wed, 23 Sep 2015 08:41:40 EST ID:ye2oh+to No.34652 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>34648
I really want to help them become a better programmer but...


Programming Interviews/Jobs and my future by Eliza Hicklegold - Tue, 08 Sep 2015 12:19:22 EST ID:Ntgg0ptj No.34575 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So i'm a senior at a smaller public uni in Texas studying computer science. I have a 3.8gpa (despite very minimal effort) and have never struggled with any course work but i'm wondering how this will compare to the real world. My classmates seem like idiots and i've had many cases where group members couldn't even grasp simple concepts like objects and pointers.

I can't help but wonder if this is the competition i will be going up against. I have no work experience in this field however i am currently searching for an entry level position or internship.

I'm somewhat worried about going to a real interview wondering if my degree will have prepared me enough. I am perfectly capable of learning on my own and don't even go to most lectures because i find them very slow and easy.

TL;DR how hard is it to get a decent job as a programmer? What can i do to prepare myself to interviews? Any insight would be greatly appreciated, sorry for the wall of text. also i plan on quitting smoking at the end of this week, how many of you were drug tested for similar jobs?
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Fanny Cloffingfoot - Thu, 10 Sep 2015 20:52:42 EST ID:Mf+o3Mk9 No.34604 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>34596
Every month somebody posts a "who's hiring?" thread and it fills with like 200+ remote positions, most of them Silicon Valley startups so you make real money no bullshit Elance freelancer shitwages.
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Pimp C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Fri, 11 Sep 2015 17:15:02 EST ID:GK9LXyhF No.34607 Report Quick Reply
I currently work as a quality engineer for an IT company on behalf of a major bank that we have a consulting contract with. The way I got my job was that I got an invite to an information session this IT company was having with a presentation about the company and 4 week training program we'd go through if we were selected. After the presentation and Q&A, they conducted one-on-one interviews with each person there and it was no pressure and stress at all. Interviews are hard especially for me because they rely mostly on knowing what to say and shit instead of what you can do, which is bullshit but I understand why companies do that.

Anyways I got selected to do training and after 4 weeks of training, I was selected and hired on. It was a 1 1/2 month long process and I knew I'd get the job given the other people I was with but it was fun and a good learning experience. Like I didn't have a computer science degree (history major) and no IT experience but now I'm familiar with SQL, JSP, HTML, and Java. I primarily use Ruby (RubyMine with Cucumber) for automated testing though right now I'm doing manual testing for browsers using SauceLabs and GitHub as well as for iOS and Android smartphones and tablets.
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Charlotte Nankinfield - Sat, 12 Sep 2015 21:17:44 EST ID:ye2oh+to No.34609 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>34607
You should do some testing on /test/ once everything is sorted
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Cedric Damblehood - Sun, 13 Sep 2015 06:04:29 EST ID:c06WQfKp No.34610 Ignore Report Quick Reply
In today's market, it's easy to get a good job as an experienced and qualified programmer. Your challenge as a college student is to find a way to get experience since you don't have any and most places want people who already have it.
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Augustus Trotridge - Tue, 15 Sep 2015 06:27:56 EST ID:rbOz0RJG No.34627 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>34575
>how hard is it to get a decent job as a programmer?
Depends on country and region. In Denmark, at least, it's near impossible unless you live in Copenhagen or Aarhus... As a result, I moved to Germany, where I work for a watch and jewelry company.
I got lucky though, such a good IT team don't hang on trees :)
With your GPA, it shoudn't be a problem getting into a bank or a good company.

>What can i do to prepare myself to interviews?
Have some useful programs or apps to show off on a PC or your cell/tablet. Preferably have a website where your upcoming employers can read more.

> how many of you were drug tested for similar jobs
never been...

>I'm somewhat worried about going to a real interview wondering if my degree will have prepared me enough
You'll never be prepared enough. The best you can be prepared, is by being willing to learn a lot and learn by doing. In the first 3 months alone I had to learn SQL, ASP.NET, CSS and Javascript, plus how to program for and use the most messed up ERP system on the planet.
As mentioned, if you get interviewed by a programmer/CIO, it's usually good, he knows his shit, what to ask for and what to look for. Be wary of middle management, HR girls and some CEOs. They rarely know shit or give a shit about IT. Make sure to get a decent feel and answer on how the vibes are in the department(s).


random dummy text for middle mouse button click by Cedric Dremmerwirk - Sat, 22 Aug 2015 05:52:36 EST ID:7etrc8zh No.34488 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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what would I need to do if i would want that when I click the mouse's middle button, to appear a random generated dummy text like this
" rftvgyb nmi ybvt re rcfvtgybhnu jmim ybgtvfr tg hyujik ujhybgtvrf ftgyh ujmik uyhgt fr tgybnumj ierg"

I have no experience in programming, coding~ but I was hoping you guys can tell me exactly what to ask for, as I want to hire some freelancer or find someone to do this for me. and how much would it cost me. is it possible?

I know you may not see why would I need something so useless, but I on't think that really matters, since I made this thread and I need to know if it's possible and some details about this.. how complicated would be, what would be an estimated cost..

please help, if you are reading this, know that your reply is much appreciated and valuable to me.
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Eugene Hittingpune - Sat, 22 Aug 2015 07:14:12 EST ID:o8KQ1zZg No.34489 Ignore Report Quick Reply
It would be very easy to do, it would take about 10 minutes for a programmer depending on how it's going to be used.

Post the context in here and i might do it for you.
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Barnaby Fublingburk - Sat, 22 Aug 2015 23:03:43 EST ID:JhIhwAJD No.34498 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>34488
Maybe what you want is a program called AutoHotkey.
It is a program that can execute a script based off of mouse and keyboard input.
Here is a simple script i wrote to generate a random string between 50 and 100 characters when you press the middle mouse button:
http://pastebin.com/EHcMBuLi
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Lillian Blythebury - Sun, 13 Sep 2015 16:16:45 EST ID:XXer/JVh No.34613 Ignore Report Quick Reply
If you want to hire someone why don't you have them worry about how it's done? They won't charge you any less to do it.

The fee for some short amount of freelance work is usually $500
What you want is pretty trivial though, why not try to learn to do it yourself=


Video Games - What platform? by Jenny Bappermodge - Thu, 13 Aug 2015 13:34:46 EST ID:+Cbab2W3 No.34411 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I don't know what to program anymore. So I was thinking a video game could be fun.

Android came to mind then. I don't know Java and Android programming much but do know C++ and OOP well enough, so I would like to think it shouldn't be too hard for me to learn.

Ironically I'm not much of a smartphone user, really. I do own a Samsung but never play games on it nor am I remotely interested in them. The main (or only?) reason it came to mind is that it seems to me like the most viable platform for an independent video game project should I want to share it, if it ever goes that far. By that I mean, you can make pretty simple games with average graphics that can still remain appealing enough to other people if it has the right gameplay/concept. And I'd really like that, other people playing and enjoying a game I've made.

I'm projecting way too far ahead anyway right now, and may be completely off and pipe dreaming about how I could make an appealing game all by myself.

It may just be the kid in me coming back. The one addicted to his NES who dreamed that once older he'd make his own games from scratch, with his very own vision, story, characters and all that good stuff. Anyway, let's not turn this into some /qq/ shit either.

What are you guys' thoughts on this? Also, how much am I trippin'?

Thanks!
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Ian Ponnerfudging - Sun, 16 Aug 2015 20:49:37 EST ID:9T+TIoB1 No.34438 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>34433
GameMaker is actually really nice for a baby's first game framework. People do occasionally make decent stuff with it.
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Archie Gabberpidge - Sun, 16 Aug 2015 22:50:07 EST ID:Ew1xe7Or No.34439 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>34432
Do you have a reference for that? I know that UnityScript is gradually losing popularity relative to C#, but I've never heard that they have plants to downright deprecate it (or Boo).
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Ebenezer Muddlemock - Mon, 17 Aug 2015 18:34:28 EST ID:4fVW/91W No.34440 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>34411
>Android shouldn't be too hard for me to learn.

I've done lots of Android development. From simple shit all the way down to NDK work and making heavy changes to libcore.

Android is basically like what would happen if you were to create Autism: The Computer Program. I don't fucking know how google came up with half of the mind-bendingly retarded shit that exists in Android. What's the difference between Context, an Intent, and a Handler? LOL who gives a shit! Because google isn't gonna tell you!

And don't even get me started on the breathtaking atrocity that is the Android build system. It's the penultimate incarnation of not-invented-here syndrome...google decided to write what is basically their own little version of make but nothing makes sense and your input doesn't matter.

I don't know if source code can cause you to fall into a clinical depression, but the Android source tree will make you consider suicide once you start getting beyond anything more complicated than trying to coddle together a fart app. And even that will cause you to tear your hair out.

So good luck man.
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Doris Cluzzletid - Sun, 13 Sep 2015 13:50:05 EST ID:x7Xlxt87 No.34611 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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NES was all about 2D Mayne. I'm surprised no one mentioned Corona SDK. You can make games (and general apps) for all smart phone platforms. It's written in easy-to-learn Lua. I'm currently using it to make a Super Mario Bros inspired PvP. CornaSDK, check it out.
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Polly Drabbergold - Mon, 16 Nov 2015 05:35:07 EST ID:HkC6SEOq No.34835 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>34411
Look into Unreal Engine you can cross platform, I actually saw an employer looking for Unreal Engine experience
nb


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