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    i am really struggling to know how to do pseudo code, loops, etc. how can i get good at it.
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    Go on cambridgegcsecomputing.org- it has activities, videos and descriptions of all the topics.
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    Are you saying you're struggling with programming in general or pseudo code?

    For programming you need to practice. There's no other way to improve. Do lots of exercises and keep trying.

    If you're bad at pseudo code don't worry. It's not really possible to be bad because there's no right answer. Pseudo code is just writing code in English like statements. If your actual code is:

    if (word == "hello"):

    then your pseudo code could be:

    if word is hello OR if word equals hello OR if word = hello

    and so on.
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    (Original post by Acsel)
    Are you saying you're struggling with programming in general or pseudo code?

    For programming you need to practice. There's no other way to improve. Do lots of exercises and keep trying.

    If you're bad at pseudo code don't worry. It's not really possible to be bad because there's no right answer. Pseudo code is just writing code in English like statements. If your actual code is:

    if (word == "hello":

    then your pseudo code could be:

    if word is hello OR if word equals hello OR if word = hello

    and so on.
    tbh i am struggling with programming and pseudo code
    Did you do computer science and did you find it hard? what year are you in if you don't mind me asking
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    (Original post by geek567)
    tbh i am struggling with programming and pseudo code
    Did you do computer science and did you find it hard? what year are you in if you don't mind me asking
    Computer Science GCSE's didn't exist when I was doing my GCSE's but I did a BTEC in Software Development and A Level Computing at college and am currenlty in my first year of uni studying Forensic Computing. None of the college stuff was difficult, the uni stuff is more difficult but fine if you have a good foundation knowledge. The quantity of the work is more difficult to manage than the work itself.

    Programming in general or specific parts? I can go through anything you're struggling with. How would you rate yourself on the following topics (say on a scale of 1 to 10 where 10 is you know it well and 1 is you have no idea):

    Data Types (Integers, Floats, Strings, etc.)
    Decision Making (If Statements, Case Statements)
    Iteration (For, While, Until, etc Loops)
    Functions and Procedures
    Code Structure (Using white space and tabs, code layout, etc.)
    Pseudo Code (Writing any of the above in more traditional English)

    Some of these may be more advanced than what you're learning at GCSE level since I don't know what syllabus you cover.

    What language are you learning in as well? I don't want to start giving examples in a language that doesn't apply to you. And if possible what exam board/do you have a link to your course syllabus?
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    (Original post by Acsel)
    Computer Science GCSE's didn't exist when I was doing my GCSE's but I did a BTEC in Software Development and A Level Computing at college and am currenlty in my first year of uni studying Forensic Computing. None of the college stuff was difficult, the uni stuff is more difficult but fine if you have a good foundation knowledge. The quantity of the work is more difficult to manage than the work itself.

    Programming in general or specific parts? I can go through anything you're struggling with. How would you rate yourself on the following topics (say on a scale of 1 to 10 where 10 is you know it well and 1 is you have no idea):

    Data Types (Integers, Floats, Strings, etc.) 2
    Decision Making (If Statements, Case Statements) 1
    Iteration (For, While, Until, etc Loops) 1
    Functions and Procedures 1
    Code Structure (Using white space and tabs, code layout, etc.) 1
    Pseudo Code (Writing any of the above in more traditional English) 4

    i cannot do any of these. if you do not mind can i pm you if i need help on a particular thing

    Some of these may be more advanced than what you're learning at GCSE level since I don't know what syllabus you cover.

    i do computer science OCR and so

    What language are you learning in as well? I don't want to start giving examples in a language that doesn't apply to you. And if possible what exam board/do you have a link to your course syllabus?
    OCR 60% IS COURSEWORK (which i find hard)
    will you be able to help me?
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    I need help too ! Are you doing A453
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    (Original post by geek567)
    OCR 60% IS COURSEWORK (which i find hard)
    will you be able to help me?
    Luckily for you then coursework is the easiest way to get marks. Especially in programming. In an exam you might lose a mark for forgetting a bracket. In programming coursework you'll get an error and have to go fix it.

    I can point you in the right direction but the only one that can help you is yourself.
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    (Original post by Acsel)
    Luckily for you then coursework is the easiest way to get marks. Especially in programming. In an exam you might lose a mark for forgetting a bracket. In programming coursework you'll get an error and have to go fix it.

    I can point you in the right direction but the only one that can help you is yourself.
    thanks i guess you are quite right. if you don't mind i will pm you if i need anymore help
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    (Original post by geek567)
    thanks i guess you are quite right. if you don't mind i will pm you if i need anymore help
    No problem, feel free to message me whenever you like
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    no problem, feel free to message me whenever you like
    thank you!!!!!
 
 
 
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