sijr at optusnet.com.au
Sun Jul 30 03:41:31 EDT 2000
[ Humbug *General* list - semi-serious discussions about Humbug and ]
[ Unix-related topics. Please observe the list's charter. ]
I am 28yrs, have mandrake 7.0, FreeBSD 4.0 and Windows 98 all working
together on a laptop.
I know a fair bit about computers, including linux and unix, just have
not gone into programing. I have plenty of time to do what ever
learning, whether uni,tafe or by job.
Just where should I start as in Austalia, and with what program/s (one
Andrae Muys wrote:
> [ Humbug *General* list - semi-serious discussions about Humbug and ]
> [ Unix-related topics. Please observe the list's charter. ]
> On Sun, 30 Jul 2000, Simon Robertson wrote:
> > I am a fellow that wishes to take my career into the future and try and
> > become a progamer.
> Well what you do now really depends on your current position. If you
> haven't started/finished tertiary studies yet then I'd have to agree with
> Ben that you would benifit from doing some sort of CS/IT/Eng course at a
> Uni somewhere. If however you are past that, then it will depend on
> - How much you already know about computers.
> - How much time you have available to you to learn.
> - What timeframe you hope to learn in.
> - What sort of programming/job you would like to learn.
> Regardless I would suggest you install a Free Unix on your computer and
> try and move completely to that environment as quickly as possible. Which
> language you should learn first will largely depend on the answers to the
> questions however it will probably be one of -
> Python, C, Java, PHP, DHTML.
> Andrae Muys <andrae at humbug.org.au> "Never ascribe to malice that which is
> Shortech International Ltd adequately explained by incompetence."
> -Napoleon Bonaparte
> * This is list (humbug) general handled by majordomo at lists.humbug.org.au .
> * Postings to this list are only accepted from subscribed addresses of
> * lists 'general' or 'general-post'.
* This is list (humbug) general handled by majordomo at lists.humbug.org.au .
* Postings to this list are only accepted from subscribed addresses of
* lists 'general' or 'general-post'.
More information about the General