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hpr0932 :: Programming languages 1 - Introduction

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Hosted by garjola on 2012-02-27 and released under a CC-BY-SA license.
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Part of the series: Programming 101

A series focusing on concepts and the basics of programming

This is the first episode on a series about computer programming languages. In this episode, I will start by discussing why you may want to learn a programming language, then I will give an introduction about what programming languages are, which are the different types of programming languages, their history, and I will also give some pointers to ressources which can be useful to get you started with programming.

Eric Raymond's "How to become a hacker" essay, available at

1 Wikipedia sources:

2 Ressources for learning to program

2.1 Easy

2.1.1 List of ressources on Wikipedia

2.1.2 The Python tutorial

2.2 Intermediate

2.2.1 Structure and interpretation of computer programs


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Comment #1 posted on 2012-03-01T00:59:09Z by NYbill

Nice job

Nice job, man. I'm going to have to listen a second time to soak that all in.

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