Re: Recomendations - becoming a C soldier.
On Fri, 10 Aug 2007 20:30:58 GMT
"s. keeling" <email@example.com> wrote:
> Orestes leal <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> > 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?
> Have you looked at the kernel source?
yeah, to the ata drivers and many more,
> Can you make heads or tails of
In the 'hard' areas not yet, but i'm making progress learning from various
packages like coreutils and compiz.
> How long do *you* think it would take, based on your progression
> so far?
I think 4 to 6 years to be optimistic, i'm wrong?
> Some of that stuff (memory management) makes Linus' eyes cross.
> As for writing apps, consider looking into wxwindows, FLTK, and Simple
> DirectMedia Layer (SDL), libraries which may help. SDL is at
> http://rosettacode.org/wiki/Creating_a_Window I think. They can all
> be found in Debian repositories and google. I *think* I like SDL the
> most from what I've seen, but your goals may/will differ.
yeah, I use SDL since I learned C so I think that it's a very simple API,
but I'm far away fro be a good c programmer since that I beend around
with C for about 2 an a falf week or so.
Thanks for your replies,