@higgs-boson - Neat SlightlyWorseOdetity!
@jovialbard::voice - Interesting collection of voices. It sorta distracted me from figuring out which one worked as Cueball, but cool nonetheless.
mikrit wrote:charlie_grumbles wrote:I think, now, that it is all an elaborate What If scenario.
Yes, that's why they are now in Chateau de What If. Sorry.
Don't be sorry, that was wowterful.
BytEfLUSh wrote:Prediction: I am so gonna think about why was I ever born, tomorrow. Oftopic, but I will get very sick, I think so. Cheers, and I hope I will catchup soon after all this!
That was a bit negative. I was enjoying your contributions up to this point. Please calm down and wait for it. Hope you are feeling better up there in the future.
I love this story. Sounds like you have helluva skill. I wish my story was as interesting. I just like poking around in the backend and just haven't stopped. So I learned first HTML (and related languages) and server languages that feed it. Then everything I encounter I seek to learn rather than just copy.JGeezer wrote:Spoiler:wizpretz wrote:[off-topic]
A question for the programmers among you: When/where/how did you get your start in programming? I am looking into learning programming and I'd like to hear your advice. I've read some of the thread on this topic here in the xkcd fora but I'm still not quite sure what to learn or how to learn it and I'd probably give more weight to what you guys say (even if I didn't mean to). You can point me to tutorials, other forums, or just give general advice if you'd like. Thanks in advance.
I was drafted in '65, was a junior electronics tech at IBM at the time, and was headed "over there" . Whenever they asked me if I knew how to do something (like program in Cobol, Autocoder, Fortran, and other languages you never heard of) I said "yes", and had to frantically learn it (overnight on my own). Program or die. Very motivational.