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baltoli  ·  3032 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What programming languages do you know?

I'm a semi-professional developer (I freelance when I can), and I'm fluent in Python, Objective-C and Java. I could get by in C, PHP, Ruby or Javascript as well.

baltoli  ·  3050 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: First question: Which language should I learn first?

It would be better if you made a new post for this in the #learnprogramming tag, it'll save people getting confused :)

baltoli  ·  3050 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Interested in learning how to program?

The apps I use to browse reddit are Alien Blue on my iPod Touch and iPad, and Reddit is Fun on my Galaxy Note. I actually think both of those apps do a really good job of the comment section, so much so that I prefer to browse subs like /r/askreddit on them. What do you feel is their downfall?

baltoli  ·  3050 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Interested in learning how to program?

Absolutely! If you post any questions you have over in #learnprogramming I'd be more than happy to help.

baltoli  ·  3050 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: First question: Which language should I learn first?

Brilliant, let me know how you get on!

baltoli  ·  3050 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: First question: Which language should I learn first?

Yes, I'd recommend starting with ruby or python (they're fairly similar dor beginners, I know python but only a little ruby). The fundamentals that you learn with them will transfer across a large proportion of popular programming languages.

baltoli  ·  3050 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: First question: Which language should I learn first?

Are you talking about something along the lines of StackOverflow? If you've never programmed before, I recommend you start small and work your way up. Learning a language such as ruby or python will give you a good insight into the world of programming, while not being too intimidating.

baltoli  ·  3050 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Interested in learning how to program?

Do you have any experience programming at all?

baltoli  ·  3050 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski API

I'm not sure what mk has / allows access to.

baltoli  ·  3050 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Interested in learning how to program?

Codecademy is good for getting started, but it has its limitations as you move on through programming.

baltoli  ·  3051 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Who's your favorite band that nobody knows about?

Jakil, a band who went to my high school a few years back. They play some really good pop-rock, and they're fantastic when performing live.

Earthquake Keep Me Sunny Swings and Daffodils

baltoli  ·  3051 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Matthew Panzarino: Google finds its design voice on iOS

I actually don't think it would hurt them that much at all. The 'power users' would be the ones to benefit from the change, and 'regular users' wouldn't even have to consider it if they didn't want to.

baltoli  ·  3051 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski API

That's a fair point, but I think there is enough of a difference between hubski and Reddit that the benefits of such "recycling"would be fairly limited.

baltoli  ·  3051 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Matthew Panzarino: Google finds its design voice on iOS

I, like many others, am always slightly irked by Apple's refusal to let you select a default application. I think that if they allowed this, it could potentially significantly renew the appeal of iOS - it would move more towards being a platform, rather than a launcher for a collection of apps.

baltoli  ·  3051 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski API

In HTTP, when something sends you back a reply to a response, it includes a status code to let you know how your request got on. The "200 range" of HTTP status codes is used to indicate that your request was successful, and I wrote "200 range" only because I couldn't remember offhand what status code it would use (201, 202 etc). Does that help you?