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    (Original post by Matrix123)
    Ooh cool. What languages do you know? And do you enjoy it?

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    VB, Python, Java, HTML, CSS and they're all so far
    Yes I enjoy it, well the programming bit

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    VB, Python, Java, HTML, CSS and they're all so far
    Yes I enjoy it, well the programming bit

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    Haha yeah I enjoy programming too but the theory, well, let's not go there.
    Whoa - how many languages do you need for A Level, or is it one ofbthose ones where you just use whichever you find most suitable for the task?

    I'm alright at Python and know a bit of HTML and CSS.

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    Haha yeah I enjoy programming too but the theory, well, let's not go there.
    Whoa - how many languages do you need for A Level, or is it one ofbthose ones where you just use whichever you find most suitable for the task?

    I'm alright at Python and know a bit of HTML and CSS.

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    Only need one language - I just learnt a few at a younger age

    Cool

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    Only need one language - I just learnt a few at a younger age

    Cool

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    Oh OK. How much programming is there compared to theory?

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    Oh OK. How much programming is there compared to theory?

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    I'm the last year of my curriculum so I can't guarantee what it will be for you, but about 50/50

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    I'm the last year of my curriculum so I can't guarantee what it will be for you, but about 50/50

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    Oh OK. I don't think I'll do computer science a level, I was just curious

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    Oh OK. I don't think I'll do computer science a level, I was just curious

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    You should! I mean the industry is a cockfest

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    You should! I mean the industry is a cockfest

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    Hmmm since you suggested it, I'll consider it. I'd originally ruled it out straight away. What other reasons would you give for taking computer science?

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    Hmmm since you suggested it, I'll consider it. I'd originally ruled it out straight away. What other reasons would you give for taking computer science?

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    You might end up working with your big bro

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    You might end up working with your big bro

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    Awesome! What career do you want in the future?

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    Awesome! What career do you want in the future?

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    Not a clue, I like the look of Google but at the same time I kinda want to set my own company.....but I'm also looking at the hospital radio:dontknow:

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    Not a clue, I like the look of Google but at the same time I kinda want to set my own company.....but I'm also looking at the hospital radio:dontknow:

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    Ooh that sounds cool. I have no idea what I'd like to do. I've recently said something to do with maths but most jobs are more applied than pure.
    I'm struggling with the computing theory at the moment. In my mocks I got 53/85. Are similar ideas explored at A Level?

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    (Original post by Matrix123)
    Ooh that sounds cool. I have no idea what I'd like to do. I've recently said something to do with maths but most jobs are more applied than pure.
    I'm struggling with the computing theory at the moment. In my mocks I got 53/85. Are similar ideas explored at A Level?

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    Fair enough

    You'll have to forgive me but I didn't do the GCSE so I have no clue of the specification for that; but it'd involve bits about hardware, bits about networking (OK, a lot of networking) and problem solving/the theory behind programming.

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    Fair enough

    You'll have to forgive me but I didn't do the GCSE so I have no clue of the specification for that; but it'd involve bits about hardware, bits about networking (OK, a lot of networking) and problem solving/the theory behind programming.

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    Yeah, there's a lot of things like that. I just googled the specification and apparently there's more maths than at GCSE. I don't really like the look of the computer systems paper and the algorithms and programming paper seems interesting. Do you do much SQL? The programming looks pretty good yet complicated but apparently only 20% of the A Level.

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    Yeah, there's a lot of things like that. I just googled the specification and apparently there's more maths than at GCSE. I don't really like the look of the computer systems paper and the algorithms and programming paper seems interesting. Do you do much SQL? The programming looks pretty good yet complicated but apparently only 20% of the A Level.

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    Well yeah, naturally there'd be a bit more maths. SQL is a piece of piss if you have the right teacher

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    Well yeah, naturally there'd be a bit more maths. SQL is a piece of piss if you have the right teacher

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    Haha OK I'll probably talk to my teacher about this at some point. At my school, we had to hand in a list of subjects we thought we might want to do and computer science wasn't even on my list haha

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    Haha OK I'll probably talk to my teacher about this at some point. At my school, we had to hand in a list of subjects we thought we might want to do and computer science wasn't even on my list haha

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    Hahaha OK:jumphug:

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    Hahaha OK:jumphug:

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    Haha thanks. This conversion has given me a whole new vision of my possible future :hugs:

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    Haha thanks. This conversion has given me a whole new vision of my possible future :hugs:

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    Woo!:jumphug:



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    But I can't be too sure yet. I guess I've got another 8 months to decide. Whoa - 8 months! :eek: haha

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