Linked Questions

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Programming practice - Is there a site that has a daily “write a method to do X” type challange? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Programming Puzzles Looking for ways to help me improve my C# coding skills. I thought it would be handy if there was a site that asked you to write a new method every ...
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5answers
886 views

Site for programming tasks [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Programming Puzzles This may sound crazy, but is there a website where you can pick and choose a programming task for someone? Unpayed. As a matter of exercise. I would ...
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2answers
456 views

Confusion over a hacker-howto article [duplicate]

I have gone through http://www.catb.org/esr/faqs/hacker-howto.html What I understand from the article: develop a hacker attitude. learn programming language (eg. python) solve interesting problems ...
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2answers
889 views

Good collection of short code samples in different languages to solve programming problems? [duplicate]

I am interested in learning some new programming languages and looking for the collection of short solutions for programming problems provided in different languages. The optimal format would be: ...
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4answers
457 views

Exercises for starting programmer [duplicate]

I'm learning how to program with a book on Objective-c. I know, that's not great start, but anyway. What I want to find is exercises which gradually increase in difficulty from starting ones like ...
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0answers
97 views

Fun Learning Exercises Recommendations [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I find programming puzzles and challenges? Recently in our workplace we have been playing Design Pattern Poker. This is fun and really helps the participants ...
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45answers
20k views

How can I really “wow” an employer at an interview? [closed]

I'm a top-notch programmer, but a notoriously bad interviewee. I've flunked 3 interviews consecutively because I get so nervous that my voice tightens at least 2 octaves higher and I start visibly ...
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40answers
14k views

My Dad is impatient with the pace of my learning to program. What do I do? [closed]

So my Dad bought me 5 books on programming (C++, Java, PHP, Javascript, Android) about a month ago. He's an architect and he knows NOTHING about programming. He bought me them because I told him ...
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14answers
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Learn programming backwards, or “so I failed the FizzBuzz test. Now what?”

A Little Background I'm 28 today, and I've never had any formal training in software development, but I do have two higher education degrees equivalent to a B.A in Public Relations and an Executive ...
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11answers
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I've had some free time at work during maintenance releases, but all I do is surf the Internet

I'm really having trouble with this, since it is the perfect opportunity to learn something new, begin a personal project... essentially do just about anything, but all I do is surf the Internet. I ...
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10answers
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I code rarely. Is this a bad sign? [closed]

I am a computer science student and learning Java now a days. I want to be a good developer/programmer. I like reading books. I search on the internet for the related topics and study them. I ...
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6answers
23k views

How to prepare yourself for programming interview questions? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Really “wow” them in the interview Let's say I appear for an interview. What questions could I expect and how do I prepare?
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9answers
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Good interview programming projects [closed]

I'm looking for some small programming projects that I can give potential employees to gauge their programming abilities. These will be programmers straight out of college. I'm looking for projects ...
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8answers
828 views

How do you decide what to work on in your own time? [closed]

I've got an itch and it needs to be scratched. I've got nothing to program these days. Normally I'd just pick my flavour of the month technology and fiddle with it, but I want to make something and ...
12
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10answers
559 views

Making the logical jump from complete noob to developer?

I've been programming very lightly for a few years, and not making much progress. It's something that definitely interests me, but I just haven't gotten motivated. Then, I think I figured out what's ...

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