How To Become A Programmer?

juniorProgrammer's Avatar
Newbie Member
Hi!! I am 24 years old, from Singapore. Actually i am gratuate from Business field, but i have a strong interested in IT. So after complete my degree course in Business, I continue with my IT course. I like to develop system, but my programming skills are very weak.
So i sincerly to ask all the experts who read this message, HOW CAN I BECOME A PROGRAMMER? what is the concept that i should have during coding. Or how to improve my pragramming skills even i read throught many programming books, but my skill have no improve...
Should i continue with my IT course?
Please kindly advise...
tHANKS YOURS VERY MUCH !!
tHANKS.
sterling45's Avatar
Go4Expert Member
Hello and welcome! You've read a lot of books eh? Have you tried practicing your programming skills? Practice makes perfect, use your skills and improve by trail and error

(P.S: You can always ask for help here, we've got lots of experts!)
shabbir's Avatar, Join Date: Jul 2004
Go4Expert Founder
Quote:
Originally Posted by juniorProgrammer
HOW CAN I BECOME A PROGRAMMER?
A million dollar question which in my opinion you nned to have 2 things in you. 1st mentioned by sterling i.e. reading books and second have interest to develop everything you see.
Mike Good's Avatar
Newbie Member
Yes. Continue with school. Take an introductory course that will teach you fundamentals and basic theory and concepts. This wil help you a lot. This way you will know if programming is for you.