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re: How I chose a programming language and beat bad habits VIEW POST

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re: A lot of other very useful comments already, so this may echo some of those... Learn any language until that language isn't what you think about, ...
 

"Learn any language until that language isn't what you think about, as soon as you are thinking about data structures and data flow you can start to hop languages and choose another". This. I agree wholeheartedly. My post was to get other people stuck in the "this is how you do arithmetic operators, expressions, if loops + random videos /articles that appear saying why the language you are currently beginning to learn is dieing and why you are wasting time" hell that some people get stuck in. Like I was.

 

Yeah absolutely, if I came across as questioning your motivation and method then I misspoke. I applaud the principle, just wanted to point out that "reasoning out which language" has complexities...

You didn't. And yes I agree. But sometimes it's better to be broad and make a list with your basic understanding of which language is good for what that can be attached to your goals. As people are in a trade for longer and gain more understanding and they won't be as easily swayed as they when they are blind to everything.

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