Re: Recomendations - becoming a C soldier.
On Fri, 10 Aug 2007 15:37:36 -0500
Ron Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
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> On 08/10/07 13:27, Orestes leal wrote:
> > Hi folks, 2 weeks ago I began to learn C, my advances are very
> > good, my question it's that, The topic sounds funny but it's
> > mostly serious,
> > QUESTION: Studying C 'every day' 4 hours with good understanding,
> > writing at least 10 programs to test this knowledge every day,
> > the question it: How Long Can I become a very 'very' good C
> > programmer to the point to hack in some kernel of some system or
> > writing good apps without some trouble?
> There are many ranks of soldier, from Private to Sergeant Major of
> the Army. (That's the US Army. Others will have something similar.)
> Do you know well any other programming languages? Are you a
> "soldier" in any of them?
> If so, then you'll know when you are a "C soldier".
> If not, i.e. you are a programming newbie, then It All Depends.
I'am a C newbie.
> Learning the language is not that hard. But C is, but design, just
> as flexible as Assembly. There are a jillion different tricks,
> tactics and techniques for doing just about everything, and there
> are a bunch which are Too Clever and would get you fired if I were
> your boss.
> - --
> Ron Johnson, Jr.
> Jefferson LA USA
> Give a man a fish, and he eats for a day.
> Hit him with a fish, and he goes away for good!
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