Resolve to learn a quick programming skill

Once again its resolution time, that aribirary point in the calendar when many of us resolve to do something (practical/ career-enhancing/for a loved one) over the next 12 months.

It may be a coincidence, but computer science doctoral student Jacob Jensen has just come up with a list of 25 technical skills a software developer or computer programmer can learn in one day.

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Things like make a simple, interactive java applet, or read the manual for your favourite language So if you’re in the resolution mood, pick at least one and go to it.


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Currently a freelance writer, I'm the former editor of and Computing Canada. An IT journalist since 1997, I've written for several of ITWC's sister publications including and Computer Dealer News. Before that I was a staff reporter at the Calgary Herald and the Brampton (Ont.) Daily Times. I can be reached at hsolomon [@]

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