Search SEARCH

Whats the best program(s) to use if I want to start writing my own programs?

I would like to write a couple of simple windows based programs in order to learn about programming. Where would be a good place to start? I did C++ at college about ten years ago so am hoping that might help a little when understanding coding plus I have built some HTML sites. Any advice would be great, thanks

Asked By: Nacho-Nick - 11/16/2010
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
1. Top 10 software skills in advertisements... More
Answered By: John Mason - 11/16/2010
Additional Answers (6)
C++ is a good language to go with, due to its power and wide use. On windows, I like using... More
Answered By: smatt454 - 11/16/2010
 
The easiet program ever is Borderland Delphi number 7 if you want to go into details. It is easy to build a gui from there and it has its own compiler, I earned 800 buck for 1 copy of one of my programs I wrote in it and 500 times four for four copies of another. If you are looking for something a bit more tricky you... More
Answered By: Tinus Green - 11/16/2010
 
It really depends on which platform you want to develop. But since you are already familiar with C++ concepts and constructs (OOP) I would suggest you to pick up C#. It already has its own IDE that will help you to start coding right away, dragging and dropping UI elements and codes are a dime a dozen in the web. Happy... More
Answered By: slim_naldy - 11/16/2010
 
u have to decide either desktop development or web development, C++ is very powerful language for building applications, i have used it for past five years; for web development since you have build many HTML websites; so starting PHP will be easy for you.....i recommend PHP because it's open source even though you have... More
Answered By: Ruudz - 11/16/2010
 
If you're just going to write for Windows, and you'll never want your programs to run on anything else, then C# is a great language. It's relatively easy to learn and not as finicky as C++. As the other poster said, there is a great future in C# jobs... More
Answered By: clamshell - 11/16/2010
 
Python is a good, easy programming language to start with. The same is true of Perl as well as Ruby on Rails (Ruby is the programming language, and Rails a web framework... More
Source(s):
Answered By: The Boss - 11/16/2010
 
Sponsored results
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Jobs.Quick-com
Work At Home Jobs Make $87/HR, Jobs Seen On TV. Jobs Hiring Now
www.HomeJobs-Finder.info
Drive Your Car - Make up to $600 Per Weekend. Work When You Want.
uber.com/Sign-Up-Now
Up to $47/hr Part-Time Job Openings. Free Schedule, No Scam. Start Now
wahm.com/jobs

Other Career Questions

What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
3 answers - Asked By: drop pants not bombs!.♥ - 3/2/2010
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
4 answers - Asked By: bayebd24【ツ】 - 11/21/2007
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
1 answers - Asked By: roseparkerly - 1/26/2009

Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.

Popular Articles

Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs Article Rating
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook Article Rating
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
For Employers: Post Jobs | Search Resumes | Advertise
About Monster | Work for Monster | Advertise with Us | AdChoices | Partner with Us | Investor Relations | Social Media
Terms of Use | Privacy Center | Accessibility Center | Help | Security | Contact Us | Sitemap | Mobile
©2014 Monster - All Rights Reserved U.S. Patents No. 5,832,497; 7,599,930 B1; 7,827,125 and 7,836,060 MWW - Looking for Monster Cable? - V: 2014.1.40.24-302
eTrustLogo