i was a factory worker until 28 i had a back injury and couldn't go back
to that type of work so i headed to college for CIS. like you i took to
it like a duck to water. oh well i guess everyone will have to just live
with me being in the business 'coz i'm here to stay 8^)

Tommy Holden

"Joel Cochran" <joelcochran@xxxxxxxxx>
Sent by: java400-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx
09/25/2007 01:41 PM
Please respond to
Java Programming on and around the iSeries / AS400

"Java Programming on and around the iSeries / AS400"

Re: A Dialogue

On 9/25/07, Tommy.Holden@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx <
Tommy.Holden@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

"What makes a good programmer is not what he or she already knows:
it's whether or not they have the capacity to solve problems. Knowing
syntax always plays second fiddle to problem solving."

i always say you can teach people syntax but logic can't be taught....

Tommy Holden

Good point Tommy. I didn't get into computers professionally until my
20's, long after I graduated. But I took to it like a fish out of water,
largely because my Degree was in Philosophy with a concentration in
"Critical and Analytic Skills" (logic). When I started learning how to
in RPGIII, everything just sort of intuitively made sense to me.

There is another saying that a friend of mine is fond of using: "Common
Sense isn't so common."

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