I have a proposal/question for you.
I am a first year college student computer science major, and i have no java script experience. i have taken a C++ course but by no means am a master coder.
I am taking a digital media course and i proposed to the instructor that i make an android app for his class that simply has a UI with buttons that links to class videos hosted on youtube.
MY question is if I buy a java script book and read is it possible to make this simple app withen the two months of class we have?
i cannot pay for any pro user support but i am very willing to try this experiment. But before i bite off more than i can chew and promise something to this instructor only to fail and thus fail the class. I wanted to ask people in the know.
I worked on a summer internship that used Titanium to create an app for their chemistry department. I helped with the mock wire-frame and some other non code elements and this is how I got interested in titanium.
Am i right in my thinking that simply linking to videos would be a relatively simple app or am I sounding like a complete idiot student with no background in coding even using a keyboard?
any feedback is welcome
I've learned JS on the fly.
My first language was the PHP, but as a amateur webdeveloper, I've seen that I need JS, so I started with jQuery.
I never buyed any book , never read any tutorial. I've learned from reading code and trying to do changes.
With Titanium, it's a new challenge, but, with Kitchen Sink, you can have every part of code you need. Copy & Paste every time, try until you succes!
That's the hard way, but the best for learning and personnal satisfaction!
How much JS do you know?
It's not hard, but not very easy.
If you are willing to learn Titanium I could help you a bit :)
Not sure what happened there. Kept getting an error page.
I know PHP, HTML, CSS, Ruby, C++, a bit of C#, Lua, and Java. I am 17, in my senior year, and I have never taken or attended a computer/programming class in the last 4 years. I have never bought any books, any resources, and have never spent over $10 on my programming, but have cashed in hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars.
You don't need books. I learnt Java (And every other language I said above) the same way Ivan did below. I looked at code (For Java, jQuery and Titanium KitchenSink) and made changes/added things.
I have zero JS knowledge.I get paid tomorrow and am gokng to buy a java book and take on this project.
The class is supposed to be an easy A editing videos and other easy digital media but I would rather challenge myself and learn something new that would help me further .
Tamas iany help you could give would be awesome
Thanks for offering
And thanks for the replies
The internet it's the best book you could have, like Ivan said.