Click here to Skip to main content
12,454,612 members (54,415 online)

Welcome to the Lounge

   

For lazing about and discussing anything in a software developer's life that takes your fancy except programming questions.

Technical discussions are encouraged, but click here to ask your programming question.

The Lounge is rated PG. If you're about to post something you wouldn't want your kid sister to read then don't post it. No flame wars, no abusive conduct, no programming questions and please don't post ads.
 
GeneralRe: New to writing code...brain is melting...... Pin
Marco Bertschi19-Feb-13 8:56
memberMarco Bertschi19-Feb-13 8:56 
GeneralRe: New to writing code...brain is melting...... Pin
OriginalGriff19-Feb-13 9:07
mvpOriginalGriff19-Feb-13 9:07 
GeneralRe: New to writing code...brain is melting...... Pin
Marco Bertschi19-Feb-13 9:12
memberMarco Bertschi19-Feb-13 9:12 
GeneralRe: New to writing code...brain is melting...... Pin
OriginalGriff19-Feb-13 9:25
mvpOriginalGriff19-Feb-13 9:25 
GeneralRe: New to writing code...brain is melting...... Pin
Marco Bertschi19-Feb-13 9:36
memberMarco Bertschi19-Feb-13 9:36 
GeneralRe: New to writing code...brain is melting...... Pin
BillWoodruff20-Feb-13 1:10
memberBillWoodruff20-Feb-13 1:10 
GeneralRe: New to writing code...brain is melting...... Pin
OriginalGriff19-Feb-13 8:41
mvpOriginalGriff19-Feb-13 8:41 
GeneralRe: New to writing code...brain is melting...... Pin
Maximilien19-Feb-13 8:44
memberMaximilien19-Feb-13 8:44 
GeneralToss the IDE Pin
Ennis Ray Lynch, Jr.19-Feb-13 8:46
memberEnnis Ray Lynch, Jr.19-Feb-13 8:46 
GeneralRe: Toss the IDE Pin
BillWoodruff20-Feb-13 0:39
memberBillWoodruff20-Feb-13 0:39 
GeneralRe: New to writing code...brain is melting...... Pin
Mike-MadBadger19-Feb-13 8:47
memberMike-MadBadger19-Feb-13 8:47 
GeneralRe: New to writing code...brain is melting...... Pin
BillWoodruff20-Feb-13 0:41
memberBillWoodruff20-Feb-13 0:41 
GeneralRe: New to writing code...brain is melting...... Pin
S Houghtelin19-Feb-13 9:01
memberS Houghtelin19-Feb-13 9:01 
GeneralRe: New to writing code...brain is melting...... Pin
Marc Clifton19-Feb-13 9:46
protectorMarc Clifton19-Feb-13 9:46 
I will re-iterate what Ennis said. Do not start with the IDE and trying to create a window's app. Start with a console window and a few simple things:

1. How to write "Hello World"
2. How to format a date
3. How to read an input
4. How to convert a string to a number and add two numbers
5. How to write and call a method (a static method!)
6. How to write and instantiate a class
7. How to call methods in a class
8. Learn about fields and properties of a class.
9. Learn about public/protected/private.
10. Learn about base classes and derived classes. Write a class that overrides a virtual method.
11. Learn about delegates.
12. Learn about events using delegates
13. Maybe, just maybe, you will be ready to then double click on a button in a form and write something useful in the button's event handler.
14. And then, throw out the "Microsoft IDE way" and learn about MVC and MVVM.

Have fun! Mwahahaha!

Marc

GeneralRe: New to writing code...brain is melting...... Pin
lewax0019-Feb-13 9:50
memberlewax0019-Feb-13 9:50 
GeneralRe: New to writing code...brain is melting...... Pin
harold aptroot19-Feb-13 10:03
memberharold aptroot19-Feb-13 10:03 
GeneralRe: New to writing code...brain is melting...... Pin
0bx19-Feb-13 11:02
member0bx19-Feb-13 11:02 
AnswerRe: New to writing code...brain is melting...... Pin
etkins19-Feb-13 11:43
memberetkins19-Feb-13 11:43 
GeneralRe: New to writing code...brain is melting...... Pin
Mark_Wallace19-Feb-13 20:18
memberMark_Wallace19-Feb-13 20:18 
GeneralRe: New to writing code...brain is melting...... Pin
etkins21-Feb-13 4:05
memberetkins21-Feb-13 4:05 
GeneralRe: New to writing code...brain is melting...... Pin
Mark_Wallace21-Feb-13 5:09
memberMark_Wallace21-Feb-13 5:09 
GeneralRe: New to writing code...brain is melting...... Pin
BillWoodruff20-Feb-13 1:23
memberBillWoodruff20-Feb-13 1:23 
GeneralRe: New to writing code...brain is melting...... Pin
etkins21-Feb-13 4:03
memberetkins21-Feb-13 4:03 
GeneralRe: New to writing code...brain is melting...... Pin
Gerry Schmitz19-Feb-13 16:56
memberGerry Schmitz19-Feb-13 16:56 
GeneralRe: New to writing code...brain is melting...... Pin
Dexterus19-Feb-13 21:57
memberDexterus19-Feb-13 21:57 
GeneralRe: New to writing code...brain is melting...... Pin
Amarnath S19-Feb-13 17:49
memberAmarnath S19-Feb-13 17:49 
GeneralRe: New to writing code...brain is melting...... Pin
Nicholas Marty19-Feb-13 21:48
memberNicholas Marty19-Feb-13 21:48 
GeneralRe: New to writing code...brain is melting...... Pin
BillWoodruff20-Feb-13 1:24
memberBillWoodruff20-Feb-13 1:24 
GeneralRe: New to writing code...brain is melting...... Pin
BillWoodruff20-Feb-13 1:51
memberBillWoodruff20-Feb-13 1:51 
GeneralRe: New to writing code...brain is melting...... Pin
Richard Parker20-Feb-13 2:14
memberRichard Parker20-Feb-13 2:14 
GeneralRe: New to writing code...brain is melting...... Pin
Fishman6020-Feb-13 3:04
memberFishman6020-Feb-13 3:04 
GeneralRe: New to writing code...brain is melting...... Pin
Sitalkes20-Feb-13 3:22
memberSitalkes20-Feb-13 3:22 
GeneralRe: New to writing code...brain is melting...... Pin
RafagaX20-Feb-13 5:52
memberRafagaX20-Feb-13 5:52 
GeneralRe: New to writing code...brain is melting...... Pin
charliebear2420-Feb-13 14:25
membercharliebear2420-Feb-13 14:25 
GeneralRe: New to writing code...brain is melting...... Pin
KP Lee20-Feb-13 18:50
memberKP Lee20-Feb-13 18:50 
GeneralRe: New to writing code...brain is melting...... Pin
danataylor19-Mar-13 10:03
memberdanataylor19-Mar-13 10:03 
General...and that's the problem with Git Pin
Mike-MadBadger19-Feb-13 8:06
memberMike-MadBadger19-Feb-13 8:06 
GeneralRe: ...and that's the problem with Git PinPopular
H.Brydon19-Feb-13 8:37
memberH.Brydon19-Feb-13 8:37 
GeneralRe: ...and that's the problem with Git Pin
Mike-MadBadger19-Feb-13 9:07
memberMike-MadBadger19-Feb-13 9:07 
GeneralRe: ...and that's the problem with Git Pin
Stefan_Lang19-Feb-13 22:29
memberStefan_Lang19-Feb-13 22:29 
GeneralRe: ...and that's the problem with Git PinPopular
Marc Clifton19-Feb-13 9:33
protectorMarc Clifton19-Feb-13 9:33 
GeneralRe: ...and that's the problem with Git Pin
J. Dunlap19-Feb-13 10:45
memberJ. Dunlap19-Feb-13 10:45 
GeneralRe: ...and that's the problem with Git Pin
Mike-MadBadger19-Feb-13 11:17
memberMike-MadBadger19-Feb-13 11:17 
GeneralRe: ...and that's the problem with Git Pin
Marc Clifton19-Feb-13 12:45
protectorMarc Clifton19-Feb-13 12:45 
GeneralRe: ...and that's the problem with Git Pin
Stefan_Lang19-Feb-13 22:37
memberStefan_Lang19-Feb-13 22:37 
GeneralRe: ...and that's the problem with Git Pin
Alexander DiMauro20-Feb-13 0:56
memberAlexander DiMauro20-Feb-13 0:56 
GeneralRe: ...and that's the problem with Git Pin
KP Lee20-Feb-13 23:03
memberKP Lee20-Feb-13 23:03 
GeneralRe: ...and that's the problem with Git Pin
Mike Marynowski21-Feb-13 4:39
memberMike Marynowski21-Feb-13 4:39 
GeneralRe: ...and that's the problem with Git Pin
Marc Clifton21-Feb-13 5:54
protectorMarc Clifton21-Feb-13 5:54 
GeneralRe: ...and that's the problem with Git Pin
Zan Lynx21-Feb-13 14:39
memberZan Lynx21-Feb-13 14:39 

General General    News News    Suggestion Suggestion    Question Question    Bug Bug    Answer Answer    Joke Joke    Praise Praise    Rant Rant    Admin Admin   

Use Ctrl+Left/Right to switch messages, Ctrl+Up/Down to switch threads, Ctrl+Shift+Left/Right to switch pages.


Advertise | Privacy | Mobile
Web01 | 2.8.160826.1 | Last Updated 30 Aug 2016
Copyright © CodeProject, 1999-2016
All Rights Reserved. Terms of Service
Layout: fixed | fluid