to get into uni as a mature student i simply have to prove that theres no need to do an access course (prove that im already at 'A level' understanding) so maybe if i installed linux and learned to mess with unix it would be a great boon at the interview?
is their any fun stuff i could do with c++/net??
still got to understand the linkers better though first i guess
I get googly eyes over the Arduino microcontroller, if you're into electronics and circuitry and such. So many activities you can do with that thing. And it's C based programming, so it totally relates.
I don't know, but i just ordered one from adafruit :D
I've been wanting to get Raspberry Pi for awhile now. It looks like a lot of fun to mess around with.
On the topic, when I joined my CS program I was allowed to skip the intro course and go into the more advanced courses just by showing them I had prior programming knowledge and knew a little bit about data structures.
im actually scared of changing from one code to another, im sure i wont get to advance so far best be safe, so i dont miss any basics, besides im having trouble grasping linked lists, thats a data structure right? cant be that hard actually, i should mess around with freinds ;)
That's my problem with taking CS courses. A lot of the EE intro courses i'll be forced to take in the near future use python. And i hate python because of all the experience I have with C++ and its relatives.
yes but your fingers dont know that, a tiny little day dream and you forget what language your typing in, worse if you take a bigger daydream then your fingers start talking by themselves, its scary when they do that
@Stewbond Yes! I'm anxiously awaiting mine to arrive in the mail. I've never been this excited before..
I just can't grasp it. Why would you not want to declare a variable type? How could you possibly control everything? Maybe there lies the problem. I'm a control freak.
But if you must ask, i abhor the syntax. It's interpreted, not compiled, so the applications are severely limited. I mean, it's a simpler language, which is great for beginning I suppose. I'm not saying it's a bad language, it's just not for me.
And i'll have to do more research on Haskell; but I rather enjoy my comfort zone. It's... comfortable.