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Which of the following are your preferred ways of learning?

Survey period: 15 Apr 2019 to 22 Apr 2019

Some methods are more efficient than others.

OptionVotes% 
Written tutorials61260.47
Video tutorials39639.13
Reading a book50449.80
Online interactive tutorials32231.82
By modifying and extending an existing application49148.52
Using the docs and trial-and-error44343.77
Formal courses19719.47
Randomly copying and pasting online code examples17417.19
Other302.96
Respondents were allowed to choose more than one answer; totals may not add up to 100%



 
GeneralBy Doing Pin
#realJSOP15-Apr-19 0:42
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W Balboos, GHB15-Apr-19 3:42
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Mycroft Holmes15-Apr-19 12:42
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GeneralEverything is better than videos Pin
Mike (Prof. Chuck)14-Apr-19 22:03
professionalMike (Prof. Chuck)14-Apr-19 22:03 
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Christian Graus15-Apr-19 16:22
mveChristian Graus15-Apr-19 16:22 
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Stuart Dootson16-Apr-19 0:11
professionalStuart Dootson16-Apr-19 0:11 
The only videos I've found that I can easily learn from are Jason Turner's 'C++ Weekly' screencasts - each video covers one, really very small part of C++, with a focus on code & explanation of the point he's trying to make.

At the same time, I wonder if text would still be better (and also I wonder if I get on with his videos because I also listen to the podcast he co-hosts, so am used to his voice!)
Java, Basic, who cares - it's all a bunch of tree-hugging hippy cr*p

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den2k8817-Apr-19 1:24
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GeneralFormal courses are the best... Pin
OriginalGriff14-Apr-19 21:36
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Mike (Prof. Chuck)14-Apr-19 22:52
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ronlease16-Apr-19 3:55
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Andreas Mertens16-Apr-19 4:26
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