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Have you ever read a book on coding?

 

12-18-10 06:28 PM
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I have read "XHTML and CSS Basics" before.
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No. Because I don't even know where any books like that are in my area. =/
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Reading head first HTML and CSS now.

I think since this is more about a particular subject within coding that it's fine in it's own thread for now.
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Yeah, I'm with vizwiz. I'll have to go to the big library by me and see if there's any coding books there, because I want to get better at it. =/
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I can't say that I have read a book about it, but I did learn it from w3schools. Learned it in a few months, although I don't everything about it.
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I read half of 2 books both about Java programming. But I wasn't able to finish them since I didn't have enough time. However, I was glad that I read what I could since I was able to understand more Java although I'm still a beginner and I really hate Java (I prefer Pascal).

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Sort of. I took an HTML coding class in high school and there was a text book that I had to read to know what to do.
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The only coding book I read from front to back (without being forced to read a book) is PHP for the world wide web. It was so outdated the guy in the book was using the wrong quotes for things :P One day I was just like screw it I wanna know php so I read the entire book. Though it didn't really help much, it was good for reference since the hardest part for me is memorizing the variables / function names. Making stuff is the easy part but I do often forget the basic set up of it all.

The best way to learn is by experimenting, books can only do so much you have to use your mind :LOL:
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I have not and I probably won't until I get into more complex coding.

That said, could anyone reccomend a good coding book?
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I didnt even know there were books on coding O_O I might go and get one soon, now that I know there are some :P But I much more prefer site guides and such. It's easier to be able to test, and sometimes comprehend.
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I have little or no experience with coding whatsoever... so I may want to get into that XD

Besides!! I prefer to tinker around with hardware! (It's HIGH TECH LEGOS!!!*) (*to me anyway XD)
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Yes, I picked up books on HTML, Actionscript, and Java from public library. But only retained beginner HTML knowledge. Actionscript -i barely looked at..
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I'm reading HTML I'm trying hard to know as much as I can on HTML.
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In our house, we have a full bookshelf on the stuff. Currently, I'm reading a book on Python and using my crappy computer to test. (non internet enabled)
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I didn't even know they made those.

I know this kind of sounds like a stupid question....

Where do you buy them?
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