Re: Should Techwhirlers Program?

Subject: Re: Should Techwhirlers Program?
From: Raymond Chenier <rchenier -at- SYNAPSE -dot- NET>
Date: Sat, 11 Jan 1997 09:52:11 -0500

Well I am coming up to Java, and I suppose C and C++ through the back door.
The demand and interest for me to know programming languages is great. I do
not have the time to devote to take courses, but I am learning, at my own
pace, Javascript, Perl, and Tcl. Pretty soon, I will be able to learn
things like Java and C++ with much less difficulty. I am taking the novice
to scripter to programmer route. It seems very logical for me.
For anyone into Website design, Javascript is the greatest. And it also
pays off for HTML-based help.

>I'd like to know if anyone out there with no prior programming experience has
>tried to learn Java. With all the WWW hoohah I've been hearing lately, I'm
>wondering if it's something to add to my skills list. Is there a demand for
>tech writers with Java? Would the investment of time and aching brain cells
>pay off in the short run?

Raymond Chenier
Technical Publications Manager and Trainer
Professional Engineering & Communication Inc. (PEAC)
Zenith Learning Learning Technologies
Ottawa, Ontario

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