Nathan banks wrote:I suddenly have a lot of time on my hands and am trying to be passionate about pursuing my dream of becoming a "capable" java programmer. Ultimately I want to develop an app i have imagined for a couple of years. I know that i have a LONG way to go before i can reach my goal, but I hope to be active here and look forward to this trip.
Winston Gutkowski wrote:
1. Get a good beginners book, and follow it thoroughly - including doing all the exercises it suggests.
I seem to spend about 99% of my time doing that
Winston Gutkowski wrote:. . . drawing incomprehensible scribbles on bits of paper, and staring blankly off into space . . .
Nathan banks wrote:I said i don't think i have the memory for it, and he said "That's what the internet is for!"
Hey, Thanks! My first cow! The JavaRanch has already been very inspiring to me, so I'm glad to have any sort of meaningful impact here.
Jeanne Boyarsky wrote:Welcome Nathan. Have a cow for being the post that inspired a new users introductions forum.