Thought I would share this with everyone.

Discussion in 'ten-forward' started by notageek, Aug 11, 2004.

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  1. notageek

    notageek Registered Member

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    My son is 12 years old and he made his first program yesterday. He has been using a program named leopard and he loves it. It's a beginner program for programming. No this is not a sales pitch. :) I thought I would share this becuase who knows he might another security programmer out there helping others. He is getting a little frustrated about how he can make a cd player to play CDs from the CD ROM but I told him to keep trying and I'm sure he can do it. :)
     
  2. snapdragin

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    notageek, that is wonderful news!

    You must be VERY proud of him. :D


    (When he figures out how to make a CD player, ask him to come in and teach us) :D
     
  3. GlobalForce

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    That's wonderful notageek, you sound very excited.

    Like father, like son. I'm sure you're setting a fine example.

    Your positive input for him to keep trying is good support, kudo's on your behalf.

    I'll share a little something with you ;). When I struggled in my early days, my Mom would say to me,
    "The birth of awareness is not without pain". Still applies today! :D



    Best of Luck
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    bigc73542 Retired Moderator

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    You tell him bigc said to keep up the good work. besides I might need his help some day. ;)
     
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    Who knows - we ALL might! Congrats, Notageek, on having such a talented and capable youngster!
     
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    Hi notageek, that's great news mate.
    :D

    Have you signed him up here at Wilders yet? ;)

    Who knows, one day you may be able to sit back, relax and watch son write the ultimate proggy that everyone will "have to have". :cool:

    Cheers, TAS
     
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    I got dibs then! ;) :D

    But seriously; Congrats, Keep up the Good Work, and Best Wishes! ;) :D

    dog - *puppy*
     
  8. notageek

    notageek Registered Member

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    Thanks everyone.

    He isn't about getting online he's all about programming right now. He told me this evening that his goal in life is to program an OS that will blow M$ out the water. I told him keep up the good work and he will some day make it. I am so proud of him. He's been playing with this program for about 4 days and already made a program. He told me tonight that he has a few programs he has on his computer that he made. He showed me and I was like "WOW". I knew he was into this but I just didn't think he was going to be learning so fast. I took a look at Leopard and it is easy but I'm older with a little more exp. with this type of stuff but to see my 12 year old son pick up the program and strt making programs right away is great.

    I'll keep everyone informed on how it goes. Who knows in afew years he might be the youngest person that makes an OS. ;) ANd he said " Dad if I make it and become rich you and mom will never have to work hard again." That made me teary eyed when he said that. Well enough babbling for now. :)
     
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    hooooooooo haaaaaaaaaaaarrrrrrrrr.... as the Marines sayo_O

    Just make sure you lend him the family car when old enough.

    [It's the little details, the details the kids remember, lol]

    TAS
     
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    :D Here's to the Young Man!! :D
    :D :D Here's to the Old Man, keep up the good work Notageek, We're all rooting for your Son.
    [MOVE]Welcome to the Machine[/MOVE]
    This was the first "batch file" I wrote, Haven't written anything since. Got all wrapped up in other things. Try to help him stay focused.
     
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    So here's a nice program to start with on the machine.
     

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  12. notageek

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    Thanks everyone.

    The one thing I notice now is that he gets up around 8 am and strats working on leopard.
     
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    hi notageek :)
    congrats to your son.i know how proud you must be.sounds like you have one terrific kid.i wish him the very best of luck
    Rita
     
  14. notageek

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    Thanks Rita. I am so proud of him. Sorry I need to corect myself. I'm so proud of all 3 of my kids. I don't want to single one ut tell them them I'm just proud of him.
     
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    You have definitely got a programmer there notageek.....it's proved in how he uses words.....

    If you noticed in his statement to you, he said you won't have to work HARD again.....he didn't say you won't have to Work Again...... :D :D ;)



    Cochise, :cool:
     
  16. notageek

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    Cochise, Yes indeed. I caught on to that when he told me. I made joke comment and said "what you mean I still have to work and he said well sure." LOL
     
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