Why all coding tutorials never explain what the codes mean?
I found so many tuts on coding such as vb6, c++, delphi etc. They tell me the coding steps, yet i can never understand what everyhting means. My friend told me more about vb6 in 5 mins then reading tuts online. If anyone has a good free tut that your willing to share please post it. thanks.
Asked By: michael - 4/5/2009
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All of the prior answers are good, but probably incomplete. It's unfortunate, but you and many other students are persuaded to learn programming before you learn either business basics or "systems design... More
Answered By: jesteele1948 - 4/5/2009
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The only thing a tutorial can do is build upon the "Hello World" intro. Programming is concepts and misleading to the novice because they use simile as the naming convention for algorithms. The eye will glide right over the basics because of simile. To jump from VB to c++ to delphi would only give a student the... More
Answered By: deonejuan - 4/5/2009
Because blindly following a tutorial step-by-step won't teach you anything. You should re-think your decision, because if all you want to do is follow tutorials then programming is not for you. You want to learn programming? Learn Math first.
Answered By: Chris B - 4/5/2009
Well, that is because tutorials teach you basic syntax and logic. If you want to learn something conceptual, that is not a tutorial but a lesson. If you are uncertain about the meaning of something in your code, for example 'static', you could try searching for the programming definition. It also has to do with... More
Answered By: bozo c - 4/5/2009
Most tutorials don't teach programming. They teach the programming language. So all you'll learn from the majority of tutorials and books will be the programming language and how to make it do various things with examples. It is up to you to take those examples to the next level and write programs... More
Answered By: Shadow Wolf - 4/5/2009
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