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What's the difference between college-level and corporate programming? [closed]

I have just completed my Bachelors degree in IT field. I have deep interest in coding and really want to be a professional in it. Now, apart from college courses, I have been learning programming(C#) ...
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What to do if the task is too difficult ? Internship/SummerTraining [closed]

I conducting my summer training or internship for 2 months in an IT company as a a Sysadmin and Web developer. This is my first week. My mentor assigned me to work on an existing Flash/AS3 ...
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Mentoring Millennials [closed]

I'm in the process of revamping our company's software development internship program and the area I'm most passionate on is implementing an enjoyable and effective student/intern mentoring program. ...
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How can I get started writing code? [closed]

I am currently learning Java in college. I have noticed a problem I have when I am starting to code to solve problem. The problem is that I don't know exactly how to start. For instance, if I try to ...
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Which DVCS (git or hg) is easier for programming students? [closed]

A bit of context: I'm in 3rd year of college. students are divided into teams of 4. Almost everyone will be working under windows (except a few like me who are on linux). As part of the school ...
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Is it a good idea to always use Google as the first step to solving a problem? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Importance of learning to google efficiently for a programmer? Avoiding lengthy discussions, as a senior level student in CS, how can I get away from Googling problems I ...
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Tutoring students who are struggling with the basics in C++ [closed]

I am tutoring a few students who are having significant trouble learning the basics of their first programming language: C++. I have known many excellent and bright students who have failed or dropped ...
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As a high school student what should I be doing to make myself better/more hireable? [closed]

I'm a year away from university/college at this point in time, I'm currently 17 years old and practice programming as a hobby. I'd like to get a job one day in the market, I -love- programming. And I ...
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best approach to learning for an undergrad operating systems course? [closed]

what is the best approach to learning for an undergrad operating systems course in order to understand the concepts and get a good grade in the exam? I know that some courses can be mastered through ...
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Should I be helping and explaining? [closed]

This is more of a philosophical question, I suppose, but it seems quite well suited to here, to me. I'm a 20-year-old, second year software engineering student, with a good history in development, ...
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Advice on learning programming languages and math [closed]

I feel like I'm getting stuck lately when it comes to learning about programming-related things; I thought I'd ask a question here and write it all down in the hope to get some pointers/advice from ...
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How to test my knowledge? [closed]

I am a senior in high school planning on majoring in Computer Science in college. I have been programming for a number of years. However, I have no idea how I stack up to professionals. What would be ...
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Being a good mentor [closed]

If you had a student or junior developer who was competent but just had no real world experience how do you think it would be best to mentor them or what information could you give them that would ...
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If you had to teach professional development to students that just graduated school, what would be the topics? [closed]

The idea is to give them more chances to be efficient in a professional environment. Most students are good with theory, most of them are smart, but they have to learn how to solve common technical ...
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How can a student programmer improve his teamwork skill? [closed]

I am a student right now. Recently, I am working in a project as a leader with three other students. Due to the lack of experience, our project is progressing slowly and our members are frustrated. ...