View Full Version : Remember Webmonkey?

09-09-2002, 04:51 PM
Hiya Good People,

Anyone seen the site "webmonkey"( .com )
Well it is an html-webbing how to page for the absolute brand new of the NooB-ees!
I mean if you went on here without knowing a thing and took the time to read the articles as suggested you would concievably become a decent lil webber!

Well, I have this BURNING DESIRE to learn programming but all I have ever done is dabble and work (single parent) wont allow me time for school right now as Im working 2 jobs already so I am left with this depressing hangup of not being able to chase my dream of being a wannabe proggie!

Can anyone help me out with a direction here, is there a place like webmonkey for the starting coder? Lord, I am so frustrated and all I wanna do is sit in front of this machine and bang on the keys and gain a sense of accomplishment as I actually create. I also know theres a ton of math or there can be a ton of math but I never had a prob with math before so........
Help, help!! Man goin down, throw me that lifeline please!

09-10-2002, 12:06 AM
nehe.gamedev.net is the obvious place. There are hundreds of tutorials on the web. You can get sample code for OpenGL in the SDK, have a look at the sgi website, get hold of the red book, free online somewhere, buy a good c/c++/delphi/whatever book. May want to look at using GLUT to start with as this will simplify your life while you learn.

09-11-2002, 07:23 PM
Thanx SO MUCH Gavin! I feel like I am breathing easier already! "Bad day at Blackrock" here today (New York) I am so tired of all this Twin Tower stuff, we all lost good people there without a doubt but I dont think true healing starts until you start to put it behind you and that doesnt happen in 1 year or 2 with loved ones I am afraid.
Took me many years to get over the death of my wife and its just now that I can honestly say that I am willing to look again! (close to 8-1/3 yrs.) We were together awhile BUT ANYWAY, thanx again and I will SURELY take you up on your suggestions Gavin!!