• Studying

    Change of plans

    I started a new job a few months ago. With all the changes in my work life I decided to start learning Java as it’s the preferred technology used at our office. This year was also a new chapter for me as I started my Bsc Computer science degree where I will be doing programming in C and C++. The journey has properly started and I should start blogging more on my experiences with getting to know Java, C and C++.  I have a few ideas for programs I’d like to write and release but more on that later this year or early next year.

  • eBooks

    A great resource for free eBooks. All legal.

    I stumbled on a site called Packtpub.com where they release a free eBook for download everyday. Packt Publishing has a large variety of eBooks for sale on most technologies so go and visit the site to see what they offer. You will be able to download a free eBook everyday after you have created a free account. Login every day to see what they have available as the daily download and if it’s a book that you are interested in, download it. They also have specials running every now and then. For instance I bought a few video courses (yes they also have video courses available for purchase) for $5 each…

  • Studying

    Beginning C# 6.0 Programming with Visual Studio 2015

    I’ve been playing with different ways of learning to program like reading books and watching videos. There’s a huge amount of resources to go and learn and I always felt that videos are the best way for me to learn programming as it is the medium I use to study for my Microsoft exams. That is till I bought the book Beginning C# 6.0 Programming with Visual Studio 2015 by Benjamin Perkins, Jacob Vibe Hammer and Jon D. Reid. I found it much easier to learn programming from books especially the book mentioned above. My issue is that my mind wonders when watching videos and I noticed that I miss key concepts…