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  1. In Topic: Applications Programming Certificate - Thoughts?

    Posted 26 Jan 2015

    View Postmodi123_1, on 26 January 2015 - 03:06 PM, said:

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    Like if i take those courses, will it help me?

    In a vacuum, continuing your education, expanding your education, or learning new things is rarely a determent.


    On the other hand, if the question is, "will the program I linked to be enough to get me work as a programmer?", then the answer is "probably not", for reasons that have been covered in some detail. Programming is a discipline. It must be learned, and this takes time and it takes practice. If you get one thing out of this thread, it should be this: you can do it, but it's going to take a lot of work, and anyone who promises you a quick way into programming is simply lying to you.
  2. In Topic: Impossible questions

    Posted 26 Jan 2015

    View PostDamage, on 22 January 2015 - 04:08 PM, said:

    fair enough, as far as discussion value goes it may be limited, is there a place for links of random one time entertainment value or is this something better suited for outside the site?


    Was there entertainment value there? I must have missed it.
  3. In Topic: Greetings Ladies and Gents. New user here

    Posted 26 Jan 2015

    Welcome to DIC!
  4. In Topic: Symmetric test returning negative for some reason

    Posted 26 Jan 2015

    Glad I could help.
  5. In Topic: Symmetric test returning negative for some reason

    Posted 25 Jan 2015

    Try using .equals for String comparison. x!=y tells you that the two items don't have the same address on the heap, !x.equals(y) tells you that x's class considers x not equal to y. That is, .equals is defined in terms of the semantics of the class, and what it means to be equal, while == or != is defined in terms of identity in the machine, or what it means to be exactly the same reference.

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    15 Aug 2014 - 01:46
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    07 Aug 2014 - 10:36
    Very entertaining site you posted there. :)
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    BenignDesign Icon

    04 Aug 2014 - 08:48
    Damn! I would have loved to go, but we were on vacation in Virginia! Keep me posted if you know they're coming back in the future!
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    jedii Icon

    20 May 2014 - 02:32
    hey i wondering if you help me with my python project really need help am willing to pay
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    PythonPanda Icon

    23 Apr 2014 - 10:50
    Great help!
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    helpheimer Icon

    18 Apr 2014 - 00:12
    prevented my noob brain from melting multiple times :)
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    Preacher2012 Icon

    30 Mar 2014 - 16:32
    you give great help, mind help me with my cipher lab?
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    yashwanth.c.b Icon

    02 Mar 2014 - 00:20
    wow....jon thank you...i am happy thar i've got reps from you.... :)
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    BenignDesign Icon

    23 Dec 2013 - 22:32
    Rawr. I love it when you talk nerdy.
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    BenignDesign Icon

    23 Dec 2013 - 08:54
    And what's wrong with library cred? A well read man is a sexy man.
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    BenignDesign Icon

    18 Dec 2013 - 13:35
    Gotta maintain that computer geek street cred.
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    BenignDesign Icon

    18 Dec 2013 - 13:11
    Your theme song is both hysterical and sad. I doubt the truth in it, but I get the point.
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    modi123_1 Icon

    26 Nov 2013 - 07:35
    http://motherfuckingwebsite.com/ -> a new project of yours?
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    modi123_1 Icon

    13 Nov 2013 - 12:03
    Heh - waves are fun. http://imgur.com/gallery/5SupAbL
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    BenignDesign Icon

    27 Aug 2013 - 12:01
    Naked ladies always dig the accordion player.
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