Questions for programmers here (non-geeks stay away)

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  1. RenchFries

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    I'm thinking of learning the Java programming language. It seems like a good place to start since it's the go-to language for Android development and it runs on everything within a virtual machine. It's also object-oriented, which means it's a good start to move on to C# (Microsoft) and Xcode or/and Swift (Apple).

    Thoughts?
     
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    Yeah…why?
     
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    I'm 28 with a decent enough skill-set to get by and work a semi-decent job, but and I want to expand my horizons and possibilities in life. Now seems to be the right time.
     
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    If I was trying to learn Object Oriented Programming- I'd probably start with C#, and use the free edition of Microsoft's Visual Studio. Much more accessible IMO.
     
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    I learned Java and the Android platform a few years ago. It was fun to make apps and test them on my phone. I would reccomend it as I had no prior programming experience. I can't speak for other programming languages.
     
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    C3P0 was fucking worthless. 6M languages and he never knew the actual language. It was always an older dialect.
     
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    C# is excellent . . . it's the best OO language. MS just released a new free version of Visual Studio and all the cross platform ASP.NET 5 stuff is probably less than a year away. Azure has gone from "meh" to great. MS is doing a lot of very interesting stuff right now. If you like writing mobile applications you can write native apps for iOS and Android in C#.

    I also like Google's Go (golang) quite a bit. It's not OO but is very simple and cross platform. It's a good systems language if you want to write applications (or things that would fall into the "scripts" category) for more than the web and devices.
     
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    I know a dude that programs and he never leaves his beach house except to eat and party.


    I need to be his apprentice, this working hard sucks the big one.
     
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    I just found this. It looks pretty awesome.

    https://www.visualstudio.com/explore/xamarin-vs