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Teach me to robot.

I have an Arduino, and I want to make it do things. I gather that what I really want is a Raspberry Pi in addition to my Arduino. The trouble is, I don't know Python and my C and circuitry skills are severely rusty. So do you know of any online courses or physical books that will teach me all of this as a general subject of "making devices" rather than individual Python, C, and electrical engineering courses of study? [more inside]
posted by cmoj on Sep 16, 2015 - 5 answers

C++ for Snowflakes

I'm looking to get good at C++ fast. I have a math phd and many years of experience with collaborative python development (including just a small touch of cython), but now need to start coding in C++. What are some good resources to get me where I'm going?
posted by kaibutsu on Sep 23, 2014 - 12 answers

Learning to use classes in C#

Mr. Killian is struggling in an intro to C# programming class, specifically learning to use classes. Are there online resources out there that would supplement his classroom work? [more inside]
posted by PussKillian on Aug 31, 2014 - 12 answers

OOP class design conondrum..

OOP class design conondrum. I am designing a set of classes for an online survey/quiz engine. I need some help with designing my classes. [more inside]
posted by therubettes on Jul 26, 2012 - 7 answers

Best book for beginning C++ student?

What's the single best book for a beginning student of C++ to work through over a period of a month or two?
posted by killdevil on May 16, 2012 - 11 answers

How can I create a blog that autoposts specific content when I post it at another site?

How does the Metafilter Deleted Threads blog pull info and then publish it automatically? [more inside]
posted by reenum on Apr 20, 2012 - 8 answers

C++ filter: How do I get a filename from a FILE * pointer?

Is there a way to find out the filename associated with a specific FILE * pointer? (OS: Red Hat EL 5) [more inside]
posted by tckma on Apr 12, 2012 - 28 answers

Where can I find great code?

What open-source projects should I look at to see examples of great design and clear coding style? [more inside]
posted by scose on Oct 2, 2011 - 9 answers

Help me pick a new programming language to learn

I'm a developer at a C++ shop right now, and would like to expand my skills in order to be more versatile and marketable. What's the next programming language I should learn? (I know some assembly, and very basic HTML)
posted by Stephanie Duy on Jul 24, 2011 - 31 answers

help me make technology empowering

Help me increase my technology/computer knowledge and resourcefulness so I may help others in my community get the most out of digital tools. Or: How do I apply the DIY/empowering/hackerly approach to computing in a way that benefits others? [more inside]
posted by elephantsvanish on May 7, 2011 - 4 answers

What looks good with #AFC398?

Programmers: know any good algorithms for picking colors, modifying colors or choosing colors that go well together? This is specifically for code. I'm NOT looking for apps that let you choose colors. [more inside]
posted by grumblebee on Feb 4, 2011 - 15 answers

Help me refactor our web application

What's the best way to break apart an asp.net c# web application? [more inside]
posted by sherlockt on Nov 11, 2010 - 1 answer

What Computer language should I master to reach a 60-80k salary?

Most profitable computer language to learn in 2010/11? [more inside]
posted by wildrain2008 on Oct 27, 2010 - 25 answers

Coding Practice

Programming Filter: I'm applying for software jobs, but I don't want to forget what I know. How should I practice to keep my skills sharp? [more inside]
posted by Chicken Boolean on Oct 21, 2010 - 22 answers

Getting a part-time programming job without a degree...

How do you go about when you look for a part-time entry-level software developer job? [more inside]
posted by RaDeuX on Aug 31, 2010 - 11 answers

Programs to learn on?

I'd like some program ideas to implement. [more inside]
posted by jsturgill on Aug 22, 2010 - 11 answers

I want to write an app that downloads files.

I want to create a very specific software application. Which language should I use? [more inside]
posted by ehamiter on Apr 12, 2010 - 9 answers

Your script is my command!

[Software Development filter] I am working on a project that uses a PC (Windows) and a dedicated microprocessor to perform a specific task. I want to create a scripting language that will allow the user to write their own sequences for the tool. [more inside]
posted by Drasher on Dec 22, 2009 - 27 answers

Help with a simple Visual C# coding problem?

Oh God. Where to start? This is, at its heart, a programming question about C#. It's probably not a very hard programming question, either. [more inside]
posted by kbanas on Dec 1, 2009 - 13 answers

Learning C++ or Matlab from scratch

Is it possible to learn C++ or matlab for financial engineering without a strong background in math or previous experience in computer science or engineering? Any advice would be appreciated.
posted by jsmith78 on Oct 20, 2009 - 14 answers

What the *?

int *ptr=(int*)2; ...could someone explain the use of the second asterisk? [more inside]
posted by run"monty on Aug 16, 2009 - 21 answers

Any Storm In A Port?

Can I port an open-source project to another language without violating its BSD License? [more inside]
posted by DWRoelands on Jun 12, 2009 - 12 answers

How to turn processes into clickable links

I would like to write a program which transforms the Windows task manager's process list into clickable links. Where do I start? [more inside]
posted by TimeTravelSpeed on Apr 29, 2009 - 8 answers

How to fix C++ static linking problems?

I need some help diagnosing a problem static linking a C++ program using g++. It compiles and runs just fine without "-static", but I get all sorts of "undefined references" errors when I use "-static". I'm a C++ novice and am at a loss. Can anyone throw me a bone? [more inside]
posted by duoshao on Mar 26, 2009 - 9 answers

Books on C

What books would you recommend for embedded C programming? [more inside]
posted by gkhewitt on Feb 11, 2009 - 6 answers

C#: capture data, display to user, save to disk, upload to database: BEST approach

I have a program that captures live data from a piece of hardware on a set interval. The data is returned as XML. There are several things I would like to do with this data (in order): -display it to user -save it to disk -eventually, upload it to database [more inside]
posted by jdlugo on Jan 17, 2009 - 8 answers

Experienced programmer, novice designer. Please help!

Tips / resources for designing / implementing and application from the ground up? [more inside]
posted by yarrr on Dec 2, 2008 - 2 answers

Live graphing in .NET, for free

What's the best way of adding a "live" graph to my .NET WinForms application, similar in behaviour to the scrolling CPU usage and pagefile graphs found in Task Manager? Must be free, not too ugly, and not too processor-intensive.
posted by matthewr on Nov 8, 2008 - 5 answers

Where can I find an honest, intelligent, organized community of folks looking for freelance .NET programmers?

Where can I find an honest, intelligent, organized community of folks looking for freelance .NET programmers? [more inside]
posted by Glendale on Oct 6, 2008 - 0 answers

Help me contribute to the OSS community

What is a good open-source project to get involved in? [more inside]
posted by Who_Am_I on Jul 3, 2008 - 12 answers

Scripter needs to learn a "real" language.

Help a Perl/Python guy learn C# [more inside]
posted by wongcorgi on Jun 11, 2008 - 15 answers

I wish that Bobby Fischer taught more

Give me Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess for reading code. [more inside]
posted by tylermoody on Jun 10, 2008 - 8 answers

Best book for a beginner to learn C?

Best book for a beginner to learn C? I've never learned a programming language, but I'm hoping to learn C over the summer. My friend, a computer science student, is going to teach me as he learns it. We would like a textbook or reference book or work book of some kind. What would be a good choice? [more inside]
posted by asparagrass on May 21, 2008 - 22 answers

ASP Development question: Install a printer on the client's machine?

ASP.Net development question. Can I map to a printer on the client's machine from a web page? [more inside]
posted by Eddie Mars on Mar 17, 2008 - 3 answers

How do I create PowerPoint slides using .NET?

How do I create PowerPoint slides using .NET? [more inside]
posted by mkultra on Feb 4, 2008 - 2 answers

Calling unmanaged DLL functions from C#

How can I work with an unmanaged C++ API from within C#? [more inside]
posted by PuGZ on Dec 28, 2007 - 6 answers

c programming

I've just installed ubuntu, and I'm looking to do C programming from the terminal. [more inside]
posted by amsterdam63 on Aug 20, 2007 - 12 answers

How can I avoid buffer overflows with C?

Robust usage of sscanf and sprintf - how to avoid buffer overflows? [more inside]
posted by PuGZ on Jun 9, 2007 - 23 answers

Char Memory Allocation in C

A question about memory allocation in C. Yes, I have to use C. There's [more inside]
posted by chrisamiller on Nov 8, 2006 - 17 answers

What should be the first programming language I learn?

Programming languages: I'd like to take up programming as a hobby, with an eye towards evaluating it as a career choice. What language should I learn? [more inside]. [more inside]
posted by gd779 on Aug 13, 2004 - 27 answers

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