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“What does it take to be a Computer Programmer?”

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Commonly asked questions by people like yourself interested in learning how to code. “What does it take to be a Computer Programmer?” In this blog post, we will discuss the skills and characteristics that it takes to be a good computer programmer.  There are many reasons that people decide to become programmers, and here are [Continue reading…]

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C Tutorial Post #12- String Manipulation

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Blog post #12: String Manipulation In this post we will learn about string manipulation. If you want to start from the beginning of the series, click here. String manipulation is very useful in programming because you may need to change many aspects of your string depending on what you need for your program. For example [Continue reading…]

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7 Things to Prepare Yourself for a Degree in Computer Science

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7 Things to Prepare Yourself for a Degree in Computer Science The tech boom is here, in these times one of the coolest things a person can do is become a software developer. Many companies and coding boot camps are being created around the country in order to fulfill this demand for more software developers. [Continue reading…]

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C Tutorial Post #11- Intro to Strings

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Blog post #11: Intro to Strings In this post we will learn about strings, specifically C-style strings. If you want to start from the beginning of the series, click here. This will be the first post in our string lessons. Just in case you didn’t already know, strings in programming are just words stored in [Continue reading…]

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C Tutorial Post #10- Functions

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Blog post #10: Functions In this post we will learn about functions. If you want to start from the beginning of the series, click here. By now, we’ve already used pre-defined functions such as printf and scanf; which are already defined in the stdio.h library and ready for us to use. Functions are blocks of [Continue reading…]

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C Tutorial Post #9- Arrays

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Blog post #9: Arrays In this post we will learn about arrays. If you want to start from the beginning of the series, click here. An array is a structure that holds multiple variables. Think of it as a list that looks like this: As you see, an array is a structure that holds multiple [Continue reading…]

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C Tutorial Post #8- Loops

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Blog post #8: Loops In this post we will learn about loops. If you want to start from the beginning of the series, click here. What is a loop and why should I use it? Loops are a way of repeating code or iterating through a list (which we will learn about in the next [Continue reading…]

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C Tutorial Post #7- Switch statements

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  Blog post #7: Switch Statements In this post we will learn about switch statements. If you want to start from the beginning of the series, click here.   What is a switch statement? A switch statement is kind of like an if/else statement, the output is dependent on the users input. Let’s see what [Continue reading…]

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C Tutorial Post #6- Conditional Statements

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Blog post #6: Conditional Statements In this post we will learn about conditional statements. If you want to start from the beginning of the series, click here. What is a conditional statement? A conditional statement means that the program will perform different actions depending on the condition. For example if you’re playing a game of [Continue reading…]

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So you wanna be a programmer?

So you want to be a programmer, huh? Well the first step is asking: What is a programmer? A programmer is simply- the person who writes code. We write code in such languages: C, C++, C#, Java, Python and so on. So, what do you have to do? Well generally if you’re in college and [Continue reading…]

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