| ||ASK HN: Becoming a hacker in one year|
16 points by dvbarr on Jan 15, 2011 | hide | past | web | favorite | 24 comments |
|I have a start up idea that I have been pondering for quite some time. However,if there is one thing I have learned hanging around this board, no one gives a damn about my brilliant idea if I can't execute.|
With that in mind, my goal is to become a competent programmer by the end of the year. My plan is to learn a new language every two months.
Mar-Apr: Haskell (functional programming seems intuitively easier to understand than OOP)
Nov-Dec: Execute my brilliant idea
I am curious to hear what others think of this plan.
Are there other languages that I should work on?
Would I be better off picking one language to focus all my effort on?
What are the best books or resources to get a general understanding of programming and computer science?
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