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  1. In Topic: Mechanical Keyboards

    Posted 27 Aug 2014

    These ones are not available yet, but they're nice people.

    If you dither long enough, they might become an option for you... :)
  2. In Topic: Mechanical Keyboards

    Posted 27 Aug 2014

    It is a bit steep - but in the long run, you can make more money. You can't make new hands.
  3. In Topic: What are the good resources to learn about advanced php and mysql(spec

    Posted 27 Aug 2014

    View PostDerpost, on 27 August 2014 - 03:09 AM, said:

    If a go a school about Programming I will just know about programming. But I study on a lot of thing. Once, I'm an athlete. Study on applied sport sciences, philosophy, sociology and subbranches of these. And I still got a lot of time. But when I go to school, It's limiting me with their rules etc.

    Utter nonsense. This sort of "too cool for school" delusion will not help you in your life. As smart as you might be, there's a huge benefit to addressing a subject with the guidance of a knowledgeable teacher and a room full of other students.

    Let's point out again: you've already, by your own report, lost several years because the teacher you've chosen - yourself - doesn't understand the material. Do you really want to continue with this experiment?
  4. In Topic: Twitter Client on Terminal

    Posted 26 Aug 2014

    Looks pretty cool. Have you thought about writing a little tutorial about working with the twitter API?
  5. In Topic: Good C++ Starting Point?

    Posted 26 Aug 2014

    I would steer you away from anything that insults your intelligence in its title. If you're a "dummy" or a "complete idiot" or any other sort of mental deficient, you're probably not going to find anything useful in programming. Try marketing instead.

    Look instead for books that seem to target motivated and intelligent learners, and try to act like one of those. (the suggestions in the previous post look good to me)


    unfortunately I currently have no means of income, as I am still in school

    Have you tried your local library? Often a good source of books, in my experience.

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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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    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 -> a new project of yours?
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    modi123_1 Icon

    13 Nov 2013 - 12:03
    Heh - waves are fun.
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    BenignDesign Icon

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