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  1. In Topic: Roman Numeral Program Help

    Posted 30 Jul 2014

    It's easier to think of IV as 4 rather than (5-1). There are only a small number of combinations like this in modern usage.

  2. In Topic: Ramblings of a Python Beginner

    Posted 23 Jul 2014

    I'm not a fan of Processing. I don't really understand what it offers over any other language. You can draw stuff and do animations in Python too.
  3. In Topic: Ramblings of a Python Beginner

    Posted 23 Jul 2014


    I would love to learn to make my own tools and extensions, plugins etc...

    Any job you do in font of a computer can be enhanced by programming. People who learn to program in fields other than programming can become more valuable than their skill in either programming or their field. The combination is far greater than the sum of its parts. When you use other people's software, you are limited by their vision. If you can program, the limits are your programming skill and imagination.


    programmes that I use can be increased by Python specifically

    Add into the mix that python is a well respected language, it's a no-brainer.


    We've been taught some maxScript programming ... but I rather learn a more general programming language

    Programming skills are transferable, no matter the language. Given the choice between a general purpose language (that happens to be embedded in a lot of my field's software) and a scripting language found in only one tool, it's another no brainer. Learn to program a general language and then when you have to do a little bit in a proprietary scripting language, you'll be able to muddle through OK.


    Secondly when I did my research into what programming language to learn first I came across these:


    It's good to do research but Processing would be a poor choice, especially considering your goals.
  4. In Topic: Java weird problem

    Posted 23 Jul 2014

  5. In Topic: Java weird problem

    Posted 23 Jul 2014

    Not in most of mainland Europe. A comma is the decimal separator there and the Scanner respects the localisation settings.

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    burakaltr Icon

    06 Mar 2013 - 18:18
    Thanks for Your Precious Input. I Found the character counting thing very bedazzling. I have the code to it that I wrote Myself, but it took me Long to find a subtle Algorithm :)
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    cfoley Icon

    18 Oct 2011 - 03:29
    Cheers! The next one is in progress, but I'm having to learn and write some programs first. It's going to take a little time...
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    Dogstopper Icon

    18 Oct 2011 - 03:24
    Nice blog. Can't wait to see more
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    ayaz 786123 Icon

    25 Feb 2011 - 06:49
    have a nice day sir
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    cfoley Icon

    16 Feb 2011 - 17:26
    Oooh thanks! Your comment is the first I heard!
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    m-e-g-a-z Icon

    16 Feb 2011 - 15:34
    Congrats on becoming a Forum Leader! :)
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    Dogstopper Icon

    08 Jan 2011 - 23:49
    "Cabbage" is much better! :D
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    cfoley Icon

    06 Jan 2011 - 16:19
    Cheers dude!
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    Dogstopper Icon

    06 Jan 2011 - 14:36
    "Purple DIC-headed Warrior" doesn't quite apply now that you got the promotion. Well done!
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    DaneAU Icon

    08 Sep 2010 - 09:19
    "cfoley has no profile comments yet. Why not say hello?"
    I don't have many comments either, so i am only doing what the thingy below said to do, hello cfoley and thanks for the thanks :)
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