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Old 05-08-2009, 03:57 PM   #1
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Reccomendations for help...
I haven't used this section, yet. Does
anyone have suggestions of forums
that are friendly to beginning programmers?
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Old 05-09-2009, 02:58 AM   #2
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Re: Reccomendations for help...
http://www.yabbforum.com/

Just set up one of these my self, it was easy.

Although the easy option is to get a hosting package with a forum built in. Or at least one you can install from a control panel.
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Old 05-09-2009, 08:20 AM   #3
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Exclamation Re: Reccomendations for help...
It really depends on what language you're talking about.

When it comes to PHP, almost all large popular systems were started by script-kiddies and then they grew into what they are today. From a programming perspective, finding good solid maintainable PHP code is really hard.

For a beginner, I recommend learning to work with something that's good rather than something that's easy. You'll just pick up bad habits otherwise. Something like phpBB or vBulletin, for example, are terribly put together.

So, I recommend SMF.
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Old 05-10-2009, 04:28 AM   #4
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Re: Reccomendations for help...
On re-reading this I wounder if I missed the point. Are you asking for good forums to get help with programming or an easy one to set up?
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Old 05-10-2009, 06:50 PM   #5
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Re: Reccomendations for help...
I'm looking for forums to ask questions about
C#. I picked up the new Deitel book, and
would like a forum where beginners are
welcome to ask questions. I guess
that I could try the forums on gamedev.net.
I could also try out the MSDN forums.


Right now, I'm not 100% sure what I'm going to
do with it. I'd like to make games, but applications
wouldn't be bad either. Either way, I'm enjoying
just playing around with coding, for the time being.

The books that I have is:
3rd Edition Visual C# 2008 How to Program, by Deitel and Deitel
I'm not taking a class. I'm attempting to do it on my own.
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Old 05-10-2009, 07:29 PM   #6
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Re: Reccomendations for help...
http://www.amazon.com/Beginning-Thro...ref=pd_sim_b_7

That's a good book, it will keep you interested. Teaches you the basic, after which you can get more accurate books about the subject. I read it, and enjoyed it.
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Old 05-12-2009, 04:10 AM   #7
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Re: Reccomendations for help...
Generally what I will do is. Search for each problem you encounter, you can restrict the results on Google by adding forum: at the beginning of the search.

After a few problems and finding the answers on some forums, you will probably start to see one or more of the forums come up every time you search for an answer, one of these will probably be the place for you.
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