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#1 ShadowReaper

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Posted 09 April 2009 - 09:54 AM

I have been learning C and C++ over the last few years...

My problem is i don't know where to go next. I know how to use pointers, classes etc... in C++ but i haven't written an actual program, only assigments from the university(calculating arithmetic means, mean deviation etc)...

I have thought of joining some opensource project but i do not have prior experience...

#2 qjx

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Posted 09 April 2009 - 04:36 PM

Best way to go is to code a tool that you want, even if its something simple. Got a bunch of files you need to rename? Build something to do it for you. Like IRC? Build your own client. Etc.

Joining an Open Source project is also a brilliant idea - some offer a tutor-trainee setup (I believe Firefox does this?). If you don't want to join a "live project", download the latest version of a programs source code and modify it yourself. You'll learn the most by experimenting.
"How do you eat steak? Gun is the answer for your cow!" - meathive

#3 AnnexPaul

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Posted 16 January 2013 - 10:34 PM

The next step is you have to learn advanced java or php so that you can gain more knowledge and start you career.





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