can i join? i’m new to programming, i’m currently working on Wikipedia Viewer.
im also interested in pair programming? is the offer still good?
I’d be very interested in pair programming! I’ve been going through this alone and at times when i actually asked for help, I didn’t get much response. I don’t want to quit. This offer is for anyone who wouldn’t mind to pair up. I am very new to programming
Sidebar: hey @MsAura, I’m sorry to hear you’ve had bad luck getting help so far. Was that in Gitter? It’s easy to get lost in the stream of help requests over there.
It’s not a competition or anything (but if it was the forum wins ), but there’s a few helpful folk on the forum here who try to ensure no request for help goes unanswered. If you find yourself stuck on something, no matter how big or small, don’t hesitate to ask for help here and I’m sure you’ll have better luck
Thanks. @JacksonBates Yeah, it was on Gitter. Someone even posted a link to me there for an article that was titled “Programming isn’t for everyone” and went into dept about how some people just aren’t wired to learn that way and it’s better to not get hopes up. I was completley floored. All I asked for a was help! lol. I haven’t been back in a while. I’m really glad these forums exist! I’m still a bit embarrassed to ask for help on things I’m sure is seomthing so easy that I cannot see it. But I am trying to open up. I figured I might try the pair programming thing since that is something I havent done yet.
@JohnnyBizzel Im very interested too. I would love to work on group project’s more. I think it helps with learning and the overall aspect of wanting to be a web developer as a career.
I would like to team up as well… Working through the problems is one thing but it would be nice to bounce ideas off of someone else or a group even. Not that we can’t do that here but in smaller groups… Working on a project… Whether it’s learning about version control on GitHub or something
I’m happy to pair code with anyone, over Google Hangouts? Not sure what the standard is? I think it will be a great way to learn and share ideas, and avoid the solitary confinement of learning completely in isolation.
Skill Level: I’m on the Weather App and having run into a brick wall with it (Async and callback stuff has knocked me over) am going to go back to some previous algorithms and other challenges before approaching it again.
Time Zone: UK time, available any time from 07:00-18:00, or sometimes later if I’m not totally drained by then!
Hey @TimHandy. It would be nice to work with you through that challenge, if you’re still available for pair-coding.
Yes but I am barely in the first set of the basic algorithm scripting
If someone want to pair program with me send me a PM .
Be a little easy on yourself
Programming is something that becomes part of you overtime, it's like a baby suddenly starting to talk. You can hasten it, as i have done by reading a lot.
If there’s anywhere you guys get confused, i would be glad to help.
Dang, good job flying through those algorithms! One of these days I’m going to have the bite the bullet and try to knock out as many as I can too. I’ve been too pre-occupied with projects and apps… For me, it’s tough to do algorithms just to do algorithms if that makes sense… Even though really, it’s for the certification and experience.
Hi all. I’m studying full time, not sure about you? So I am available all day during the week. Send me a message on the Gitter channel when you want to pair code; my username is TimHandy on there also.
If you’re not that far along that’s fine… I need to review stuff anyway, and I won’t just plough through them or just give you the answers. You only really understand something if you can explain it to someone else in a way they can understand, so pair programming should be good for both parties.
Talk to you soon!
Algorithms tough? Try to see them as challenges that are used to improve yourself! You’re not doing “algorithms”, you’re just improving yourself!
@TimHandy I’ll hit you up on there soon. Today happens to me by one day off/chore day so with the exception of today, I study/code 6-7 days a week (will still probably code tonight around midnight PST). What time zone you in?
@robertx32 good outlook, man. Good outllook!
Sorry for the late reply. This post has suddenly got busy!!
I have completed the Intermediate algorithms so am happy to help with those, or previous tests.
I will be working through Advanced Algorithms so would be happy to receive help with those.
I am available next week during the day (UK time) but after that I’m on holiday for a couple of weeks.
I will try to be on from 10 am Monday & Tuesday.