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What are the options for setting up a UNIX environment to learn C using Kernighan and Richie's The C Programming Language?

I'm a novice programmer and have been experimenting with Javascript, jQuery and PHP but felt I wasn't getting a real depth of understanding of what I was doing. So, after reading Joel Spolsky's ...
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I can't really create anything, what can I do about it? [closed]

I'm a C# programmer, and I don't really think I can create a software, for example: if I have a task to take a WAV and play it, I'll just use the .NET SoundPlayer class. if I need to present a picture ...
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What Impact Do Scripting Languages Have on Junior Programmers?

I had a discussion with one of my teachers the other day. We debated the impact that simpler scripting languages (like Python or Ruby) have on junior programmers. He argued that scripting ...