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    Basically I am 15 years old, I know my basic stuff around Computers such as Components, commands such as ipconfig etc. Now the next step I want to like to achieve would be to learn c++ and use it for website developing etc.


    As I am a beginner in c++ I was wondering if you could lead me in the right direction and tell me some stuff about it and how I could learn it etc.
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    C++ isn't a good choice for website development. If you want to do website development, better to pick a language that was designed for the job like PHP.
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    If you learn C++ you will be pretty much set for life programming wise (don't bother down voting me if you disagree) but like the guy above said, if your main focus is web development you probably want to learn php, javascript, css, http (in reverse order) and then then move on to C# and asp.net if you so desire.
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    (Original post by jimimick)
    If you learn C++ you will be pretty much set for life programming wise (don't bother down voting me if you disagree) but like the guy above said, if your main focus is web development you probably want to learn php, javascript, css, http (in reverse order) and then then move on to C# and asp.net if you so desire.
    So lets get started.... err wait a minute how do I start?

    What should I use etc, and btw I'm not very good with dreamweaver so we'll just cut that out of the equation.
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    I used the following playlists for my learning (Bucky is an awesome teacher);

    If you currently have little knowledge of web design; start with the basics, 'HTML' and CSS, as mentioned above. Here is a playlist which covers those;

    XHTML & CSS Playlist

    The videos cover 'XHTML', but it's basically just a more cleaner version of HTML. Sure, there's the even newer HTML5, but it's probably best to start with the down right basics.
    In a shimmy: HTML will teach you how to show information/content and CSS will allow you to make it look pretty and add more design features to a page.

    When you've learnt the basics of HTML/CSS; it's time to move on to JavaScript; which adds more functionality to web pages: Here

    If you fare well with javascript; then you'll be fine learning PHP: this allows for even more functionality and let's your site work with a database so you can store member data (and much more!). Another playlist here: Clicky
    When you learn JavaScript/PHP, you're pretty much learning some fundamentals of programming; so you will be able to later transition to more complicated programming (C++, Java, Python etc).

    Sorry for the Bucky/Thenewboston love; I've used his tutorials for pretty much everything I've learnt so far and I've quite confident in my Web Development & Programming skills
    Oh, be sure to practise by yourself, frequently if possible; it helps to create the template of a website over and over with so you can learn the sytax (rules) of how to structure the code.

    Hope this helped!

    PS; If it helps, I sucked with Dreamweaver when I first started; Notepad was king for everything; but you'll later find it really helps when it comes to code/syntax assistance; which will honestly save you so much time in the long run: not ending a tag properly or using double quotes where you should be using single quotes etc.
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    (Original post by ogran)
    I used the following playlists for my learning (Bucky is an awesome teacher);

    If you currently have little knowledge of web design; start with the basics, 'HTML' and CSS, as mentioned above. Here is a playlist which covers those;

    XHTML & CSS Playlist

    The videos cover 'XHTML', but it's basically just a more cleaner version of HTML. Sure, there's the even newer HTML5, but it's probably best to start with the down right basics.
    In a shimmy: HTML will teach you how to show information/content and CSS will allow you to make it look pretty and add more design features to a page.

    When you've learnt the basics of HTML/CSS; it's time to move on to JavaScript; which adds more functionality to web pages: Here

    If you fare well with javascript; then you'll be fine learning PHP: this allows for even more functionality and let's your site work with a database so you can store member data (and much more!). Another playlist here: Clicky
    When you learn JavaScript/PHP, you're pretty much learning some fundamentals of programming; so you will be able to later transition to more complicated programming (C++, Java, Python etc).

    Sorry for the Bucky/Thenewboston love; I've used his tutorials for pretty much everything I've learnt so far and I've quite confident in my Web Development & Programming skills
    Oh, be sure to practise by yourself, frequently if possible; it helps to create the template of a website over and over with so you can learn the sytax (rules) of how to structure the code.

    Hope this helped!

    PS; If it helps, I sucked with Dreamweaver when I first started; Notepad was king for everything; but you'll later find it really helps when it comes to code/syntax assistance; which will honestly save you so much time in the long run: not ending a tag properly or using double quotes where you should be using single quotes etc.

    Thanks for replying your post is appreciated.
    So what software should I be using for practising what the tutorials have shown me
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    (Original post by zed963)
    Thanks for replying your post is appreciated.
    So what software should I be using for practising what the tutorials have shown me
    Notepad++ is a great piece of software to use; provides syntax coloring and it'll be fine for beginner web editing.
    But try and get used to Dreamweaver when you have some spare time: it makes editing files a whole lot easier and when you start moving onto PHP and setting up a local server, it really helps.
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    don't start with c++
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    (Original post by zed963)
    So lets get started.... err wait a minute how do I start?

    What should I use etc, and btw I'm not very good with dreamweaver so we'll just cut that out of the equation.
    well what did you pick, web development or application programmer. Screw Dreamweaver for anything but large website development.

    edit - didnt fully answer your question

    torrent some ebooks on how to program and read them, use google to help you. Everything you need is online. Try making a few random programs.
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    (Original post by jimimick)
    well what did you pick, web development or application programmer. Screw Dreamweaver for anything but large website development.

    edit - didnt fully answer your question

    torrent some ebooks on how to program and read them, use google to help you. Everything you need is online. Try making a few random programs.
    I tried making a keygen on microsoft visual basic, but apart from that I don't know much.

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